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LE NOSTRE OLIVE – OUR OLIVES

LE NOSTRE OLIVE IN SALAMOIA (English translation below) Appena raccolte le sistemiamo in una bacinella, coperte d’acqua. Per 40 giorni cambiamo l’acqua ogni giorno. Si prepara una salamoia bollendo acqua e sale (1 lt acqua/ 3 cucchiai abbondanti di sale). … Continue reading

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Una serata piacevolissima

Ieri sera eravamo a casa , davanti al camino, io, mamma, Mario,  Ely e Macchia (il nostro cane). La stufa borbottava, il camino schioppettava e noi eravamo trasportati da una leggera pigrizia tipica invernale mista a quel dolce far niente, quegli ingredienti … Continue reading

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Summertime, and the living is easy!

Well finally the heat has come.  Yesterday it was 35°C /95°F in Siena, today it could get to 38°C/100°F.  It has been a strange summer so far.  June was hot and July instead was cold and rainy. Normally, from July … Continue reading

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Cold & Rainy? Time for Chocolate!

You would think that by mid March in the Chianti, the weather would finally let up and we could enjoy some sun but it is cold, rainy and overcast so we thought a good, hot, chocolate cake dessert would warm … Continue reading

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