“Cuochi d’artificio”: Alice in Wonderland / “Cuochi d’artificio”: Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie

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Last year she turned 150, and I can say I was there celebrating her birthday having participated to the gorgeous Dinner in Wonderland organized by my dear friend Antonella. It’s Alice Liddell, the famous protagonist of “Alice in Wonderland”, one of the most famous children book ever written and the theme chosen for this episode of “Cuochi d’artificio”.
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Macro dumplings for MTC Challenge / Canederli macro per l’MTC Challenge

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New year, new challenges. It seems only yesterday that Francesca challenged us with a her literary inspired muffin, but it has been two months now. Enough to relax and forget how the MTC Challenge can put my brain and creativity under enormous pressure. Couple this with my macro lifestyle adventure and you can just imagine how difficult it will be for me from now on…but stubborn as I am the goal this year will be to be able to participate to all of MTC’s challenges by inventing all sorts of macro alternatives to the recipes and ingredients we will be given. Honestly these dumplings were a walk in the park if I consider the risk of running into a dessert recipe, or worse a brioche dough rich in eggs, butter and sugar. But challenges are vital in my life and for my blog(s) too and I am ready to face any recipe, even though I fear many tears will be shed being failure and disappointment just around the corner with macro cooking!
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Maroggia’s Mill Cookbook: Graham Flour Tin Loaf / Il Ricettario del Mulino di Maroggia: Pane in cassetta con farina Graham

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It’s been a while I have posted my last bread recipe for Maroggia’s Mill Cookbook, what for a bread baking preacher! So here I am then, back into baking a proper loaf. This one is perfect for a tasty breakfast, it’s dough is so soft and fragrant you won’t believe it! Graham flour, I just can’t get enough! It surprises me every time, with its rich flavor and rough texture which I find irresistible. This loaf will make your taste buds dance the cha-cha-cha!
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Childhood’s fav: ”A Tale of Plastic Bread / Memorie d’infanzia: “Pane di Plastica”

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They are locked in everyone’s memory. In the most secret recesses of one’s mind here they lie, soft and sweet, our childhood’s favourite meal or just one magic ingredient. Romantic candy floss, sticky caramel mou sweets, grandma’s special pasta sauce, mummy’s comforting meatballs, pick what you may but you cannot run and you cannot hide. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…