Time to announce the winner of my GIVEAWAY!

 ...And the winner is: MEG from the blog Meg Travels . Meg will receive a copy of the book "Masseria - The Italian Farmhouse of Puglia" published by Rizzoli. I hope Meg will enjoy this book as much as I do! I would like to thank everyone who entered. I also would like to send a …

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A Recipe from Sicily . . . Pesto Trapanese.

When speaking of Pesto, the Italian region of Liguria naturally comes to mind. It is in fact in this region that one of the best known Italian recipes originated. In one of my previous posts I have already shared a variation of the traditional Pesto Ligure, the Trenette Avvantagiae.  The recipe however, was still one of …

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Coffee Ginger Semifreddo . . . A sweet treat to beat the Summer heat!

Few weeks ago, in a previous post, I showed you pictures of my Coffee-Ginger Semifreddo and I promised my recipe. With outside temperature reaching 105 degrees, here it is the perfect treat for these scorching days of Summer. Semifreddo (literally half-cold) is a semi-frozen dessert, predecessor of the gelato. It is defined as “ dolce al cucchiaio” …

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