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Red Fruits Muffins

It’s Christmas time! During these lovely days the best thing is staying with friends and relatives while listening to others’ gossip (yes, we do love gossip!) in the enchanting atmosphere of your home. This is the time to enjoy simple … Continue reading

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Christmas Time in Zürich!

A magnificent and huge lake where you can see the snow-covered Alps reflected in, elegant and tiny streets on a romantic channel, pretty hills surrounding traditional roof tile houses and a gargantuan golden church clock which dominates the panorama. Welcome … Continue reading

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Olla Podrida, the Authentic Castilian Stew

“This plate that is steaming in front of me appears to me to be olla podrida, because of the diversity of ingredients that there are in some ollas podridas, I won’t be able to stop running into some that is to me … Continue reading

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Spezzatino – Italian Beef Stew

Winter is almost here and during these cold days the most pleasant thing is to enjoy the warmth of your home and prepare a great Sunday meal. The recipe I propose you today is part of the traditional Italian gastronomy. It reminds me of the Sundays in front of the fireplace when the smell of bay … Continue reading

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Delight your palate at Casa Fausto!

Heart is what differentiates normal and rational things from the extraordinary ones.  You can feel it through subtle gestures, through the energy and the effort to achieve desires, through the enthusiasm for every new idea.  In la Teixonera, a hilly … Continue reading

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Flavors from Italy: Pickled Eggplants Under Oil

Nostalgia. Today I feel nostalgic for summer and I’m thinking about the typical family dinners in Calabria during the warm August nights.  We used to start eating antipasti (appetizers) like cured ham, black baked olives, goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Cup&Cake

First you look at it.  Its luscious and tempting shapes catch your eye.  Swirls of authentic softness.  Freshness.  You follow the waving lines of his colored piled-high icing. Then you pay attention to the details of the decorations:  rainbow sprinkles, … Continue reading

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