Discovering our world: Kolkata, India

Hello my dear readers, How is your week so far? I hope everything is going smooth. We have seen that eggplant or brinjal is grown on nearly 550,000 hectares in India, making the country the second largest producer after China with a 26% world production share, with major producing states West Bengal (30% production share), […]

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Today’s Inspiring Words

Hello my dear readers, How are you today? I have found these inspiring words today and I wanted to share them with you: If you fail, never give up because F.A.I.L. means “First Attempt Is Learning”. End is not the end. In fact E.N.D. means “Effort Never Dies”. If you get NO as an answer, […]

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Discovering our food: eggplants

Hello my dear readers, Another Monday is here. Hope you had a great weekend and you’re ready for the new week! Eating seasonal food is an important choice for our health. Buying vegetables in the right months allows you to fully enjoy its nutritional value and flavor. September is a month full of fresh vegetables, […]

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What are the 4 classifications of tableware?

Hello my dear readers, How is your weekend so far? Usually during the weekend, since I have more free time and being a food lover, I like to cook or bake something to enjoy it with my hubby πŸ™‚ For me, setting the table for every meal is very important! I feel the experience and […]

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My Italian kitchen: Folpetti alla veneziana or Venetian-style baby octopus

Hello my dear readers, Another Friday is here and another week has gone. I feel like we are in Dr. Who’s Tardis πŸ™‚ Ready for the weekend? Ready for an aperitivo? You know, in my family, Friday evening we have a tradition: aperitivo time πŸ™‚ And with an aperitif of course we need some delicious […]

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Discovering our world: Venice, Italy

Hello my dear readers, Have you ever been to Italy? If yes, I guess you did not miss Venice πŸ™‚ and if not yet, remember that Venice is a must see city, at least once in a lifetime! For me there’s no other city in the world like it! Visiting Venice is truly an experience […]

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Discovering our food: parsley

Hello my dear readers, How are you today? September already! Kids start school, parents start work and everybody’s back to the normal daily routine πŸ™‚ I hope you enjoyed your holiday and you’ve recharged your batteries, until Christmas is a long way to go πŸ™‚ Today, let’s discover parsley, one of the most used aromatic […]

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The art of entertaining

Hello my dear readers, How are you today? I hope everything is fine so far but if it’s not fine, get a deep breath, open your mind, put some positivity in it, smile and then you’re ready to move on! I know it sounds difficult, but believe me, is always depending on us, on how […]

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My Italian kitchen: fast, easy and healthy zucchini au gratin

Hello my dear readers, Friday! Weekend is coming πŸ™‚ This week we have seen a few benefits of zucchini, we have discovered Padua so now I want to share with you my really fast, easy and healthy recipe for baked zucchini au gratin. These zucchini au gratin are the proof that healthy food can also […]

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Discovering our world: Padua, Veneto, Italy

Hello my dear readers, How is your week going? August is almost over….can you imagine? Times really fly…make sure you don’t waste it πŸ˜‰ As promised in my last post, today I’ll take you almost in my home backyard, let’s discover Padua. At the center of the Venetian lowland, between the lagoon, the hills and […]

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