The Stove Diary
Scattered notes and family stories
In the last recipe I helped Violetta prepare the piadine and I must admit that it was fun because it was my first time. In fact, in Italy Violetta was used to eat piadine as street food, or to buy them ready, just to be filled, for a quick homemade snack.The act of putting our … Continue reading Page #12 – The nectar of the gods
Savoury pies are meals spread all over the world and their birth is probably attributed to the use of cooking the dishes in a shell of dough, originally made only with water and flour, to preserve them from the fire, like a sort of oven. At first the shell was therefore very hard and impossible … Continue reading Page #11 – Let me eat the potatoes
The best-known Italian breakfast is undoubtedly cappuccino and croissant, but if you ask Italians what they eat at home for breakfast, I’m sure most of them will answer milk and biscuits. The milk, whether from animal or vegetable sources, can be white (especially for children) or “macchiato” with more or less coffee, and sometimes there … Continue reading Page #10 – The Italian style breakfast
Here you will find detailed posts about all the ingredients we keep in our pantry.
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