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Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Moist, fluffy, soft, and bursting with flavor, these apple-spiked cinnamon rolls are a real treat for all the senses. Make sure your dough is…

Favorite French Fries

I know it sounds insane, but this french fry recipe, which starts with cold oil, is the best (and simplest) you’ll ever try. Follow…

Panettone French Toast

What better way to take advantage of a houseful of leftover panettone than to make this French toast? If you don’t have any leftovers,…

Thanksgiving menu

Thanksgiving menu

It’s Thanksgiving time again! This year the big day falls on Thursday the 23rd. I’ll be smoking a turkey in Como, for my dinner…

Chili con carne with beans

I have a problem with chili. For me, this recipe provokes a culinary identity crisis and proves I’m not a very good Texan after all. Texans, who will jump…

Cornbread

Cornbread

Cornbread (Pane di Mais) 1 1/2 cups (210 g) flour 1 cup (150 g) yellow cornmeal 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda…

Fluffy Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes

I admit, I was skeptical about putting cheese in my pancake batter. I’m not exactly sure why, I have no problem adding bananas, cornmeal, buttermilk…

Apricot-almond cake

Apricot-almond cake

Apricot-almond cake for the cake 2 1/3 cup almonds (9 oz /250 g) almonds 1 1/4 cup (250 g) sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 eggs…

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a popular northern-African and Middle Eastern dish of eggs cooked in a spicy tomato sauce. As with all great traditional dishes, there are…

Lemon cheesecake bars

Lemon cheesecake bars

If you are still looking for an excuse to make the lemon curd from last week’s post, look no further than these beautiful and fragrant…