Recipe For a Lovely Gooey Flourless Chocolate Cake

Tobey, my sister in California asked for this after reading the last post.

Tobey is an amazingly creative woman who does so many things including art, tarot readings, writing and much much more. She has the energy to write 2 blogs:

and have a personal website:


I’ve had this recipe for [...]

Christmas Baking in Le Marche

As in all places, there are special foods made around Christmas.

Perhaps my very favorite is a specialty of our region called Fristingo or Frustingo.

It has it’s history in peasant cooking…you took what you had on hand, added a few expensive treats and voilà you have a Christmas treat.

Farmers had, of course [...]