Archive | July, 2013

Melone e Mozzarella

Tweet Tuscan melons are a type of canteloupe … the best type! Originating in Italy, this fruit with the sweet aroma, will seduce your senses, the moment you slice into it. What sets these melons apart is a sweetness you just won’t find anywhere else. They have dark green grooves (indicating a sweet firm flesh) […]

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Fresh Ricotta & Strawberry Bruschetta

Tweet Another batch of homemade ricotta, a basket of fresh-picked strawberries and the taste of summer is just a bite away! My mid-morning┬ápick-me-up, all I need is a cappuccino and I’m good to go!     Ingredients: homemade ricotta fresh strawberries rustic bread honey Cut bread into thick slices, grill or toast. Spread a generous […]

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Marsala-Poached Pears

Marsala-Poached Pears

Tweet The Sicilian city of Marsala, (from the Arabic “Mars-el-Allah,” meaning the port of God) on the ancient trade route between North Africa and Europe, still rely on the products on which it’s history is built. Wine, salt, olive oil and cured tuna are as much staples for today’s residents as they were for the […]

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