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Chocolate, Coffee & Cake, Culinary world trip, Desserts, Italy

Torta Gianduia (Italian Chocolate – Hazelnut Cake)

A classic from the Piedmont region of northern Italy.

cooked food on black ceramic bowl
Culinary world trip, Fish, Italy

Shrimp Scampi

The ultimate shrimp scampi cooked to perfection in a garlicky, buttery white wine sauce. The game-changing element of this dish is a part of the shrimp typically thrown away although it’s packed with flavor: shrimp shells. To enhance the shrimp’s presence in this dish, the browned shrimp shells are simmered in some white wine to […]

Antipasti-Appetizers-Pizzas, Breadbasket, Culinary world trip, Italy, Other breads, Ways to enjoy bread


Wrinkled, rustic and hand-rolled grissini.

Breadbasket, Breakfast-Brunch, Culinary world trip, France, Sourdough breads

Mastering the Art of French Bread Making. Part 4. French – Style Country Bread

This homemade French – Style Country Bread is made using the poolish or sponge method. Poolish is kind of a poor man’s (or woman’s) starter. It requires only a little pre-planning and no feedings but yields superb bread nonetheless. It also allows you to adjust the recipe timings to make this loaf fit into your […]