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Babka majonezowa per Paola

Ingredienti: 6 uova 100g di farina tipo “00” 100g di fecola di patate 280g di zucchero  225g di maionese 1,5 cucchiaini di lievito per i dolci Procedura: Montare gli albumi a neve. Aggiungere lo zucchero e il rosso delle uova. Mescolare bene. Separatemente mescolare bene ingredienti asciutti (le farine e il lievito). Aggiungere le farine mescolate bene […]

Cats of Italy

Here are cats who crossed ways with us at different Italian locations. Ischia – October 2018 Alberobello, Puglia – September 2018

Finocchio con acciughe, rosmarino e miele con patate al forno

Recipe found at Absolute delight indeed. I followed the recipe of Ilva only doubling the quantities. I will admit, I was amazed with delicate yet distinctive flavours. Definitely a recipe to remember! INGREDIENTS: 3 grandi finocchi 6 filetti di acciuga 2 cucchiai di rosmarino fresco tritato 2 cucchiaini di miele 10 cucchiai olio d’oliva extra […]

Anchovies with Bay Leaf

INGREDIENTS: 700 g of fresh anchovies 2 garlic cloves – sliced 4 bay leaves – roughly crushed Pinch of dried chili peppers Olive oil Parsley – leaves removed and roughly chopped and empty stalks Salt 1 cup of apple vinegar METHOD: 1. Clean the anchovies removing heads and entrails but leaving the central spine. Wash carefully […]


Aug. 28, 2015 No Comments Yummy Italy


Long posting break, home move, new job, no craft, limited cycling, best food in the world and two cats (did I once say I do not like cats? ha ha ha). We live now in San Felice Circeo, Italy. Lovely place on the Mediterranean coast. Living in Italy can be challenging at times, but it […]

More knitted booties and hats

Some of these hats and booties are making their way to the NICU and some will keep warm tiny feet of those little ones who are already cosy at home. Booties are made according to patterns found in Twenty to Make – Knitted Baby Bootees and Mary Jane’s are from the “Purls of Wisdom: The […]

Knitted hats and booties for baby girls and baby girls

Both sets were knitted with premature babies in mind.There is really nothing more enjoyable than knitting these little outfits! Patterns for white hats can be found in the Early Arrivals No. 3 by Sirdar. Hat on the left is a Design A – with pattern running throughout the body of the hat, while hat of […]

Le Creuset Tea for One

Little gem. Absolutely love it! Cake in the background was Iced Lemon Curd Layer Cake. Recipe from Delia’s Winter Collection.

Le Creuset Cocottes

Obviously I was very pleased with a Birthday present addition to my Le Creuset Cocottes collection! Thank you to my Mum for the first two Cocottes and to Patrizia and Gianluigi for topping the collection up! Thank you!