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Simona Carini
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I love National Parks: We recently spent a night in this lovely location in Rocky Mountain National Park: Odessa Lake #RMNP #nature #landscape #hiking 
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Chop, chop, stir, stir, bake and voila' you have a lovely Vegetable Curry: http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/07/recipe-kenyan-vegetable-curry.html #vegetables   #recipeideas   #Africancuisine  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] beginning (right) and end (left) of first rendition The fourteenth country of our World Culinary ABC1 is Kenya (Kenia). To celebrate this stop, I chose to make my version of Kenyan vegetable curry. There are multiple recipes online for this dish2. The one that inspired me includes baking the vegetables3. Fresh vegetables from the farmers' market and my CSA box and some kale from my vegetable...
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pasta for dessert Author Patricia V. Davis is writing a trilogy set on the Queen Mary1, the retired ocean liner moored in the harbor of Long Beach, CA. In anticipation of the first book of The Secret Spice Cafe Trilogy2, titled Cooking for Ghosts and Lost Lovers, Patricia has launched a contest that runs until August 15. The idea is to prepare a personal interpretation of one of two dishes that appear in the book: Cristiano's Spiced Shrimp Rohini...
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Chop, chop, stir, stir, bake and voila' you have a lovely Vegetable Curry: http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/07/recipe-kenyan-vegetable-curry.html #vegetables   #recipeideas   #Africancuisine  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] beginning (right) and end (left) of first rendition The fourteenth country of our World Culinary ABC1 is Kenya (Kenia). To celebrate this stop, I chose to make my version of Kenyan vegetable curry. There are multiple recipes online for this dish2. The one that inspired me includes baking the vegetables3. Fresh vegetables from the farmers' market and my CSA box and some kale from my vegetable...
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Novel Food is back! Do you get inspired in the kitchen by your readings? If so, check the announcement for the fall edition of this iterary/culinary event http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/08/annuncio-announcement-novel-food-25.html #books #cooking #literature  
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Something special to make with blueberries: dumplings!  http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/08/recipe-blueberry-varenyky.html #pastarecipes   #berries   #handmade   #breakfast   #dessertrecipes  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] making blueberry varenyky In our World Culinary ABC1 we have arrived in Ukraine (Ucraina), represented by the port city of Odessa. By a series of coincidences, my husband and I recently hiked to, and spent a night at, Odessa Lake2 in Rocky Mountain National Park3. So, while I have no personal images of Odessa to share, I can show you how beautiful Odessa Lake is. arriving at Odessa Lake Odes...
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Something special to make with blueberries: dumplings! 
http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/08/recipe-blueberry-varenyky.html   #pastarecipes   #berries   #handmade   #dessertrecipes   #breakfast  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] making blueberry varenyky In our World Culinary ABC1 we have arrived in Ukraine (Ucraina), represented by the port city of Odessa. By a series of coincidences, my husband and I recently hiked to, and spent a night at, Odessa Lake2 in Rocky Mountain National Park3. So, while I have no personal images of Odessa to share, I can show you how beautiful Odessa Lake is. arriving at Odessa Lake Odes...
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pasta for dessert Author Patricia V. Davis is writing a trilogy set on the Queen Mary1, the retired ocean liner moored in the harbor of Long Beach, CA. In anticipation of the first book of The Secret Spice Cafe Trilogy2, titled Cooking for Ghosts and Lost Lovers, Patricia has launched a contest that runs until August 15. The idea is to prepare a personal interpretation of one of two dishes that appear in the book: Cristiano's Spiced Shrimp Rohini...
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My father's version of traditional panzanella (bread and tomato) is the best: http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/07/recipe-panzanella-bread-tomato.html #recipeideas   #tomatoes   #bread   #summerrecipes   
[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] a bright plate Panzanella is a way of dressing up bread that is no longer fresh (pane raffermo). There are many variations of this traditional dish, which you can find (and eat) throughout central Italy, but I like my father's recipe the best. During my childhood, every August my family would spend three weeks in Poggio Catino, my father's native village, located in the historic region of Sa...
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I hope you can find the ingredients where you are, +Wynne Fairy :)
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Part 2 the Book Club Cheerleader's summer reading recommendations. It includes a favorite of mine: The Boys in the Boat (no need to be a rower to enjoy the book, but it may make you want to become one)
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An Italian transplanted in California with a passion for making things by hand
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An Italian with a West Coast perspective of my native country. My roots are planted in Italy, while my branches are in creative cooking, cheese making, bread baking, food writing, photography, book and box making, kayaking, and more.
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