Zeppole of San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s Day Zeppole)

The Zeppole are a sweet typical of southern Italy. It is delicious “pancakes’ filled with cream and decorated with amarena cherries, traditionally eaten at the feast of St. Joseph. In fact it is rather curious that in the middle of Lent tradition welcome the preparation of a fried sweet and yummy. One particular would seem…

Orange Marmalade

From Epicure’s Almanac – Diary of good living – 1843 Take the pulp out of four dozen China and one dozen Seville oranges, mash until well together in a large pan, then abstract the pips. Cut half the peel of the China, and all of the Seville, in small stripes; put these into a stewpan…

Pontack Sauce

Pontack sauce is an elderberry ketchup popularised in the 17th century. The sauce is a highly spiced vinegar ketchup which works beautifully with wild game or with fatty meat such as pork, duck or lamb. Ingredients: Elderberry 12 Oz Cider vinegar 4 cup Allspice 10 berries Cloves 10 pcs Nutmeg 1 tps Peppercorns 2 tbp…

FAVISM. ALLERGY ALERT FOR VEGANS. AND NOT ONLY.

I am affected of favism. A blood enzyme deficit.¬†Favism¬†is an X-linked recessive inborn error of metabolism that predisposes to hemolysis (spontaneous destruction of red blood cells) and resultant jaundice in response to a number of triggers, such as certain foods, illness, or medication. It is particularly common in people of Mediterranean and African origin. They…

Why hiring a personal chef?

Many of you may think that hiring a personal chef it will be expensive or too fancy. Others, maybe think that is not necessary because you are going to order food by tray at some hot table. But I want to explain you the reason why you definitely you should hire a personal chef. First…