Brazilian Nut Truffles with Olive Oil and Cocoa Powder

Mix together the following ingredients (I am sorry but I do not remember the exact quantities anymore): cocoa powder maple syrup coconut oil olive oil cinnamon cocoa powder (crushed) brazilian nuts brown sugar Shape the truffles with your hands – use coconut oil if it helps. Coating: melted milk chocolate or cocoa powder or both, or icing sugar,…

Spinach with Pine Nuts

Super quick, super simple, super super! Just wash the spinach stir fry them with olive oil add salt, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, black pepper …  Dinner is ready! 🙂 Related articles Feta, Pine nut and Spinach tartlets (bigpots.wordpress.com) Spinach, Mushrooms, & Pine Nuts (Alone or w/ Pasta) (mominmanagement.com)

Apple Chips

An odd BUT indeed low-fat dessert / snack ! You will only need an apple, water, sugar, lemon, cinnamon 🙂      Wash and then slice an apple ( I mean … hyper thin slices – see pics ). Dip each slice in a bowl with water , the juice of a lemon and 2 tbsp of…

Pasta with Pancetta and Radicchio

Stir fry radicchio and pancetta: Add the pasta when ready and some Parmesan: And some oregano sprinkled on the top to serve: If you love “radicchio”, please see my other radicchio recipe ! Have a nice day!!! Related articles Gnocchi with Beef and Basil Sausage, Radicchio + Ricotta (fingerforkknife.com) Recipe: Roasted Asparagus And Radicchio With Olive…

Cannoli with Ricotta

For the filling: fresh ricotta, ground pistachio, sugar to your liking. ( Some people also like to add some dark chocolate chips) After filling all cannoli, place them in the fridge for an hour.

Chocolate Salami Without Eggs

The “Salame turco” (Turkish salami), also called “salame al cioccolato” (Chocolate salami), is an Italian recipe, originally from the Southern regions (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chocolate_salami ). It reminds me of my childhood as we used to eat it very often, especially during Christmas time or at kids’ parties. It looks like a salami, but it is a chocolate cake/dessert! Here is…

Aperitif in Venice

Venice: the perfect holiday for love-birds or for anybody who loves arts and beauty! It’s kind of surreal and charming at the same time: Gothic architecture, delicious food, shiny Murano glass, elegant locals and quaint gondoliers. Oh, and of course, its houses which seem to float over the lagoon, as if you were suddenly part of a fantasy movie! They call…