Monthly Archives: July 2012

Beef Fillet with Green Peppercorn

One more recipe from Italy and this is an amazing one: beef fillet with green peppercorn, in italian Filetto al pepe verde. Made by the hubby, as usual when meat is involved :) Does your hubby cook? I hope so because I think that for some things they can do a lot better than us ladies ;) So the hubby decided to treat me to this delicacy, we went to a good butcher and bought really fresh organic beef fillet, … Continue reading

Mushroom and Sausage Risotto

Have I ever written a recipe from my region (in Italy)? Well, it is never too late to start! The food from my region is not striking, nothing very fancy nor very prelibate, but it is with no doubt very good. I have yet to find a region of Italy that doesn’t have good traditional food, so, the Veneto region is no exception. When I think of traditional food from my region risi e bisi comes to mind (risotto with … Continue reading

Pasta with Zucchini and Smoked Salmon

Salmon is great and whenever I make it, being it fresh or smoked, I always try to have some leftovers to make a nice sauce for a pasta dish. The usual sauce takes a minute to make, it is simply made of salmon, cream, a pinch of salt and black pepper (you can find it here: Salmon Linguine). The other night though, while I was craving a nice salmon sauce for the fresh tagliatelle I was making, I also felt … Continue reading

Almost Linzer Torte

Back from a short vacation hiking in the Dolomites where I ate till I dropped (almost) dead, I find myself thinking about the amazing omelette filled with redcurrant that I enjoyed in Val Pusteria. I am sure you would like a picture of that awesomeness, but sadly even when I remembered to place the camera right next to me when sitting down at a restaurant, as soon as the plate touched the table I had already a spoonful of food … Continue reading