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Tortilla de patatas – a taste of Spain

Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! You've probably heard of tortilla, but do you know the Spanish tortilla? The Spanish tortilla is said to have been invented in Extremadura, a region of Spain close to the Portuguese border, in the 18th century. Potatoes had been introduced to Spain and Europe from the… Continue reading Tortilla de patatas – a taste of Spain

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Ugly but Delicious: Pesto alla Siciliana

Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! Today I  am bringing you a new recipe for yet another pesto: Pesto alla Siciliana. This is a very complicated recipe that is only for the best trained cooks among us 😉 All you need is: a blender! Ready? Ingredients: 500 g fresh tomatoes 150 g… Continue reading Ugly but Delicious: Pesto alla Siciliana

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Potato gnocchi – the original recipe

Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! Gnocchi are at the essence of Italian cuisine. As a matter of fact, my hometown Verona has a day dedicated to this dish. Venerdì gnocolar, gnocchi Friday, is celebrated on the Friday of Carnival. The gnocchi king comes to town and gives gnocchi to the people.… Continue reading Potato gnocchi – the original recipe