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Cotechino

I wrote about lentils and cotechino here a little while back. Well, the other day we had some, only this time the cotechino was not

A frittela

A frittela is a deep fried pastry and it’s something you’ll often find at Italy’s Christmas fairs, but not only. It’s a kind of deep

Cappucino art

In some bars here the barmen and women – they are mainly male – create images on the frothy surface of cappucinos. These images can

Chocolate pasta

I forgot to mention that at the Paolo Sarpi street fair we picked up a bag of ‘cocoa’ flavoured pasta.  It’s brown, as you would

Merry Christmas

Well, better late than never….. I usually leave everything to either the last minute or just after the last minute and Christmas greetings are no

No teabags

It is a disaster. The local Chinese/international supermarket has no English style teabags. They always used to have good old English PG tips, but they

Favourite dish

Yesterday, we had one of my favourite dishes. It’s simple, very tasty and pretty quick to prepare. You could also say it is quite vegetarian

Cheese

On the subject of food, a subject which is very close to my heart, because I like food, as the size of my stomach can bear testament, today a quick entry about cheese.