Fishcakes…when I was a kid and we moved to England, my mother often made us fishcakes for breakfast. My mother made us all sorts of fabulous things for breakfast…baked beans on toast, kippers, sardines on toast, welsh rarebit…such fond memories I have!
I love fishcakes, usually made with mashed potatoes and fish.
Shortly after we [...]
In the old days, farmers gathered together to help each other with various big chores, chores that need a lot of people. Here in central Italy, in the Le Marche region we carry on the tradition, having fun, sharing stories and laughs together. Bottling the superb wine of the Fiorano estate is just one of [...]
We’ve been busy making soaps. Why? Because once you try a high quality handmade soap made from luxury oils like olive oil, you’ll never use a commercial soap again. No kidding. Your skin will thank you.
Finished handmade olive oil soap with lavender
I’ve had a rough few months as I’ve been repairing and [...]
What’s the easiest meal to make during winter? Not to mention it warms the kitchen (in our case house as our small house is basically the kitchen!) and sends an aroma throughout the that just beckons everyone to the table. Oh, and did I mention something about nutritious?
Roasted Winter Vegetables served [...]
I love clams, especially the tiny fresh little clams we get here, fished out of the Adriatic. Spaghetti alle Vongole is a dish that originates in the Naples area, the area where Italian spaghetti originate from!
This dish is simplicity itself and certainly fits my weekday meal mantra DENS – delicious, economical, nutritious and speedy [...]
We’ve been having crazy warm days…the photo is from the 6th of January and it was so warm we ate lunch on our veranda!
Our lunch: vegetable filled crepes with spinach and orange salad on the veranda