Sourdough Braided Butter Bread / Treccine al lievito madre

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About my family’s traditional Sunday breakfast with braided butter bread I already wrote in this post. That recipe, however, required instant yeast, and finally I decided to elaborate a sourdough friendly version of this swiss bread, and my expectations have not been disappointed. Soft, fragrant, a bread to be eaten sliced or slowly “unravelled” (yes, my usual habit of “unraveling” food!) these braids are perfect for people who, like me, live alone. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…

Braided Butter Bread / Treccia al burro

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Braided Butter Bread, Sunday breakfast’s favourite. As a child this rich and soft bread would appear on our table only on the seventh day of the week and was to be enjoyed with a thin layer of butter and a sweet homemade jam. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…

MTC American Breakfast Challenge: An Autumn Delight / MTC Challenge e la colazione all’americana: Una delizia autunnale

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Few weeks ago, in one of my usual daily stroll into the blog universe I stumbled into Cranberry’s blog, drawn in by a very nice biscuit recipe. And as it happens more and more often I got lost into this “dark forest” of recipes (did I ever mention my love for Dante?). What a delight! I discovered raviole del plin and ended my journey onto MTC challenge’s. Nothing like a nice good old challenge to push me into a new recipe! I immediately wrote a mail to Alessandra who kindly accepted my enrollment into the MTC crew. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…

Scones and nice Sunday rituals/ Scones e belle abitudini domenicali

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It’s official, I’m in the Sunday Breakfast Spiral and slowly drawing in friends and family. It started just as a way to welcome a new friend, Marina, even though I always liked the idea of having big sunday breakfasts at my place. Now that I have plenty of time on my hands this is made possible, for my entourage’s delight. Actually I would like it to become a Sunday morning ritual, to be shared with different friends, changing place from one week to the other. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…

The Lakeview review / The Lakeview, recensione

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Don’t you love it when someone you’re not quite so familiar with offers you to do something you’ve just been craving for a long time? One of the things I have been thinking of since booking my Toronto flight is: having a proper brunch. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…