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martedì 29 settembre 2009

latte di mandorla (almond milk)

It's delicious in the summer ...
You can buy latte di mandorla already made or you can make your own. All you have to do is blend a portion of pasta di mandorla with some water ...
There it is ... ! Usually it's served chilled ...

lunedì 28 settembre 2009

Almond Cream ...


You cut the almond paste into pieces and blend it with water ...

blending the almond paste with water you get what it's called latte di mandorla ( almond milk)
When you add some starch to the almond milk, you can make a delicious cream ...
crepe suzette ...
Crepe suzette with apple sauce ...

pasta e zucchine ...
pasta e zucchine ...

domenica 27 settembre 2009


Today I have made some pasta al forno ...



I cooked the pasta like I usually do, drained it in the colander, and added some ragù with peas and pieces of melting cheese ... it was delicious !!!

pizza with rucola ...







When it's time to eat, our cat is the first one to sit at the table ... LOL

pizza with green peppers

Margherita Pizza it's a very simple pizza - tomato sauce and cheese. In Italy they usually have a standart size.
When I don't feel like cooking, we usually get some pizza ...

venerdì 25 settembre 2009


I love water melon ...
To make a ragù ...

sometimes I use fresh tomatoes ...

Other times I prefer to use bottled tomatoes ... It depends of how much time I have, and the season of the year ...
I fry some onions in olive oil and add some salt ...

when the onions are brown ...

I add some ground meat ...

At that time, I had some fresh tomatoes so I threw them in ...
I cooked a little bit more ...
And then put everything in the pressure pan, plus the two bottles of tomato
I cooked for about 40 minutes, until it was sufficiently thick


When the ragù gets cold, I put it into cups ...
and inside the freezer ... ( One cup is einough for two people )
To make a basic tomato sauce ...

To make a basic tomato sauce ...

To peel the tomatoes you need to cover them with water, and bring it to boil. Just before the water starts boiling turn off the gas and wait until it cools ...
This way it's easy to peel. After you cut the tomatoes into pieces ...