Maroggia’s Mill Cookbook: Whole Wheat Flour “Pain de Lodève” / Il Ricettario del Mulino di Maroggia: “Pain de Lodève” integrale

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Wholemeal flour. I must admit it, its’ a kind of flour that I use little…very little. Blame it on my passion for pillowy white bread, but maybe it’s about time to change my habits and try to use it more often in my recipes. Alessandro, our favourite miller, was recently a guest of Swiss Italian television to talk about this very special kind of flour and I was asked by him to develop a recipe specifically for the occasion for Maroggia’s Mill Cookbook. Quite a challenge since I usually use whole wheat flour just to add flavour and hardly in amounts greater than 30%. But the results of this recipe were so good that I’ll try to introduce more often whole wheat flour in my recipes.

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Childhood’s fav: ”A Tale of Plastic Bread / Memorie d’infanzia: “Pane di Plastica”


They are locked in everyone’s memory. In the most secret recesses of one’s mind here they lie, soft and sweet, our childhood’s favourite meal or just one magic ingredient. Romantic candy floss, sticky caramel mou sweets, grandma’s special pasta sauce, mummy’s comforting meatballs, pick what you may but you cannot run and you cannot hide. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…