It’s amazing to think that only a couple of weeks ago we were at the annual ‘Fiera del Peperone’ or Pepper Festival in Carmagnola, a well-known fixture on the Piemonte early autumn calendar. We were at the tail end of a long, blistering hot summer and still having to search for coolness, shade and chilled…… Continue reading HARVEST FESTIVAL, PEPPERS & AN ‘INNER GLOW’: with Red Pepper Salsa
In this relentless heat we’re having at the moment, I’m becoming more and more like a rose every day. Sadly not in the way of looking beautiful or having a gorgeously heady and fragrant aroma, but in the way they shut down when it gets too hot or too dry! According to ‘Fine Gardening’ magazine…… Continue reading CHILLING WITH ROSES & ANGELS: An Easy Rosewater & Watermelon Granita
Here’s a link to another guest blog I wrote, this time for Turin Epicurean Capital on my feelings and memories I have of the Langhe and Alta Langhe regions of Piemonte… http://www.turinepi.com/2015/11/faustinas-langhe-fresco.html
Please do click on this link to see my next Guest Blog! Hope you enjoy it…..! http://www.turinitalyguide.com/italian-polenta-recipe/
Please check out my latest location Guest Blog for Turin Italy Guide on: http://www.turinitalyguide.com/valle-maira. More recipes to come soon!….
Here are another couple of posts I did recently for http://www.turinitalyguide.com which I hope you too will like!…. click on: http://www.turinitalyguide.com/risotto-recipe A ROMANTIC ALPINE FLOWER RISOTTO click on http://www.turinitalyguide.com/langhe-hazelnut-meringue-recipe LANGHE HAZLENUT MERINGUES with RICOTTA & FRESH FIGS ……and for a lovely healthy and easy pomegranate recipe click on: http://www.turinitalyguide.com/italian-pomegranate-recipe ITALIAN POMEGRANATE HEALTH JELLIES Hope you like…… Continue reading GUEST BLOGS: A ROMANTIC ALPINE FLOWER RISOTTO; HAZLENUT MERINGUES with RICOTTA & FRESH FIGS
I know, I know!……I’m sorry I’m way behind on my blog but I?m working on the next one right now and thereafter I should be up to speed! I haven’t been idly lounging around sunning myself on a palm-edged beach – more’s the pity! But I had an exciting offer from Turin Italy Guide asking if I’d like to write…… Continue reading GUEST BLOGS: ‘THE ALTA LANGHE’ and ‘RECIPES FROM PIEDMONT’
Yes, truffle season has just started in the Langhe, Piemonte!….and the air in Alba is perfumed with bewitching wafts of this earthy fungus. Truffles might look like small wrinkled old potatoes but these buried treasures are not called ‘White Gold’ for nothing. Alba white truffles fetch the highest prices when they are finally auctioned in…… Continue reading AUTUMN IN THE LANGHE: WHITE-TRUFFLE SCENTED POPCORN