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May

May bring the flavors of strawberries and asparagus. These contain the scents of orange blossoms, spirea, lilacs, and roses — the delights of life. Perhaps for these reasons the month of May is chosen by many for weddings, christenings, communions, and confirmations, and many events in the gardens and squares. This month reminds me of [...]

Easter Salad

This recipe was created by my brother-in-law Attilio for our Easter lunch. Attilio is an avid reader of the magazine “Salt and Pepper” and this recipe was taken from the March issue. It seems interesting because it represents a different way to present, even during a important lunch, the classic eggs and asparagus dish. Together [...]

(Italiano) La Cucina in Famiglia

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(Italiano) Riprendiamoci la Vita

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Tagliolini with Scallops and Asparagus

This dish was invented from the idea to use scallops, a shellfish typical of the Venetian lagoon which are in abundance and quality of fish in my country, in another way. Normally they are frozen and thawed but in this time of year they are sold carrying their freshly caught scent of the sea. Scallops [...]

The Little Bird

Once upon a time there was a child who lived in a big city on the top floor of a tall skyscraper. The child looked out the window and saw only buildings and the sky. At home there were no plants because no one had time to take care of them. The furniture of the [...]