Author: Daniela Francescutto

Pumpkin Risotto

Everything has changed since I started walking. I feel great but my parents have changed too. They allow me participate more actively in all the things they do. The world seems like a fun place to me. I love it when mom takes the clothes out of the washing machine. […]

 

The Tales of Leonardo da Boston: The Red Tomatoes

Today Mama took me for a walk to that place she calls a vegetable garden. Wehave been there many times, but today, since I now know the place and afterprotesting a bit with gestures and mouth sounds, she let me get me down andstand up. Finally I was able to […]

 

The Tales of Leonardo da Boston “Sunflowers”

Today as soon as my parents woke up, they put on my clothes to go out. I have not been happy because when I wake up I like to be only in my shirt and barefoot. I wanted to explore the house and take a good look at a new […]

 

Summer Trout Salad

This is a very fresh and summer way to enjoy a trout. The salad can be prepared in the morning to be consumed in the evening. In this case, the seasoning (salt, pepper, olive oil) must be added just a few minutes before serving. The dose is for one person […]

 

Crostoli

Crostoli are sweet fried dough made during the carnival period that takes on different names depending on the Italian region, (chiacchiere, galani, crostoli) are the all same thing. The peasant families in Friuli often prepared them in the period from January until Ash Wednesday. They was a cheap pleasure. In […]

 

Orecchiette with Broccoli and Arugula Pesto

And here is another recipe for one person: I always like to dress pasta with vegetables because it allows me to have a nice dish with only 70/80 grams of pasta. In this recipe I added the arugula pesto which is difficult to prepare for one person but the proposed […]

 

Cod Fillet with Peppers

With this recipe I intend to start publishing recipes for one person. The same can also be made for more people, just multiply the number of ingredients by the number of diners. I thought that this can be useful to the many people who live alone and who, especially at […]

 

Russian Salad

In my family, up until the 1980s, it was a tradition to start the new year with a menu that included an appetizer with boiled corned beef tongue and Russian salad, followed by tortellini in broth and boiled meat with mustard. The Russian salad was rigorously prepared at home, possibly […]