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Just in time for Halloween: Vegan huhu grubs Just in time for Halloween: Vegan huhu grubs By Alessandra Zecchini 10/30/14 02:42 Click here for the full story (and recipe!) Photos and Recipes by Alessandra Zecchini ©
Tiramisù di Alessandra Tiramisù di Alessandra By Alessandra Zecchini 10/27/14 06:55 I developed this recipe many years ago when I was living in Japan, and it has two particularities: it is made with cream instead of mascarpone (which was difficult to find then, but then became my signature dish - thus the name!) and the topping is not...
Israeli cous cous with grilled eggplants and capsicums Israeli cous cous with grilled eggplants and capsicums By Alessandra Zecchini 10/16/14 09:39 I cannot wait for summer, capsicums and eggplants! Nearly there, in the meantime I use char grilled veggies preserved in oil, they are very versatile for a quick meal. For this dish I cooked a packet of Israeli cous cous (but fregola pasta is perfect too)...
Festival Italiano 2014 - photos by Joe Shearman Festival Italiano 2014 - photos by Joe Shearman By Alessandra Zecchini 10/05/14 10:36 KSDA Kim Santarelli Dance Academy students performing the Tarentella at the Festival Italiano - Auckland Italian market in Osborne St Crowd Art of Produce stall Kid's area Gina's boy Piazzetta and kids area Osborne St. Gina's restaurant Osborne St KSDA...
Festival Italiano in Auckland - this Sunday Festival Italiano in Auckland - this Sunday By Alessandra Zecchini 09/26/14 03:27 Come along to the Festival Italiano in Newmarket this Sunday, free entry, spot prizes, great food and drinks and music, children area, lots of Italians!
Tofu with onion weeds Tofu with onion weeds By Alessandra Zecchini 09/24/14 03:12 In spring I post lots of recipes with onion weed, and why not: it is free, delicious, and you can eat the flowers too! This one uses tofu, so you can be doubly good to the earth: no meat, and at the same time you forage and get rid off a weed from the garden!...
Sublime Onion Tartlets Sublime Onion Tartlets By Alessandra Zecchini 09/20/14 12:11 This recipe is from my book Savour, it is really easy and the result is guaranteed to make your dinner guests go WOW! All you need is ordinary brown onions (one per person for a main or just half per person for a starter). Peel the onions and boil whole...
Quick passion fruit semifreddo Quick passion fruit semifreddo By Alessandra Zecchini 09/11/14 06:44 Today is the first day of the Italian Festival Season in Auckland and I am getting ready to go to Andrea Bocelli in Concert! I have been so busy with the Festival that I don't have time to blog, but I can always find time for a super quick dessert! This...
I am on tv I am on tv By Alessandra Zecchini 09/04/14 22:33 Tune in to TV One this Sunday at 11am for the Neighbourhood episode of Oratai, which I will be presenting. And if you miss it you can always watch it on TV On Demand by clicking here. http://www.tvnz.co.nz/neighbourhood For the readers overseas, I am not...
Gnocchi di palate step by step Gnocchi di palate step by step By Alessandra Zecchini 08/31/14 06:23 To make gnocchi you need big floury potatoes, like agria, wash them and boil them with the skin. Do not peel first! Peel the potatoes only after they have been boiled, then press with a potato ricer. This is very important, if you you a blender or food...
And the winner of the Kimono Tango bag is And the winner of the Kimono Tango bag is By Alessandra Zecchini 08/26/14 01:50 Thank you all for entering the Kimono Tango's competition. The winner was selected using Random.org. Congratulations Martina! And if you like to find out more about this beautiful and unique brand please check out their Facebook Page.
Persimmon agar agar Persimmon agar agar By Alessandra Zecchini 08/24/14 10:28 This dessert is perfect after a Japanese meal, maybe not a traditional Japanese dish (I invented it, after all, like most of the recipes in this blog) but it taste great and and it is made with only two ingredients: persimmons and agar agar (and a little...
Kimono Tango and a Giveaway Kimono Tango and a Giveaway By Alessandra Zecchini 08/19/14 11:13 A while ago my friend Chizuko made me with these beautiful cushions (she calls them pillows), plus some table runners. The the other day in the post I got 5 amazing handbags, one more beautiful than the other! They are all made by hand using kimono and...
Baking fairly for Sweet New Zealand Baking fairly for Sweet New Zealand By Alessandra Zecchini 08/16/14 12:09 There are so many good Fair Trade and Trade Aid ingredients for baking, and although I have already submitted my entry for the Big Fair Bake I thought of using more 'fair' ingredients for Sweet New Zealand. The August edition is hosted by Munch Cooking...
Win a trip to Rome Win a trip to Rome By Alessandra Zecchini 08/12/14 00:28 In occasion of our Festival Italiano'14 the Dante Auckland is proud to announce the annual raffle with fantastic prizes! There are only 3000 tickets so be quick for your chance to win a trip to Rome! First Prize A fabulous trip to Rome offered by United...
Florence Fennel and avocado salad with walnuts Florence Fennel and avocado salad with walnuts By Alessandra Zecchini 08/03/14 07:41 This is a lovely salad and also a light main, filling, nutritious and full of different textures and flavours! For two serving use: 1 medium Florence fennel, sliced 1 avocado, sliced 1 small carrot, grated A little red cabbage, finely chopped (this is mostly...
Konnyaku and vegetables with Japanese dressing Konnyaku and vegetables with Japanese dressing By Alessandra Zecchini 07/31/14 02:47 The other day I had a crazy craving for gomadofu, the 'tofu' made with sesame seeds. But I couldn't find it anywhere in Auckland! If anyone can help (or tell me how to make it at home!) please do! Anyway, I ended up buying konnyaku, a Japanese starchy-jelly...
Gustoso: a dish by Alessandro Gustoso: a dish by Alessandro By Alessandra Zecchini 07/27/14 10:45 I have a special guest post today, a dish prepared by my 5 years old nephew Alessandro (pictured on the left, stirring risotto!). He named his creation 'Gustoso' and it looks yummy and also super healthy, even vegan and gluten free! Carrots, sun dried tomato,...
Yogurt with quince topping - yogurt con sciroppo di mele cotogne Yogurt with quince topping - yogurt con sciroppo di mele cotogne By Alessandra Zecchini 07/23/14 11:52 A simple dessert or a treat at any time of the day: use some plain thick yogurt, like greek yogurt, or yogurt from The Collective Dairy. For the topping I cooked some quince apples until mushy, then I put them into a muslin cloth over a bowl for a night...
Skiing (and not skiing) in New Zealand Skiing (and not skiing) in New Zealand By Alessandra Zecchini 07/18/14 11:46 Well, the skiing holiday started off promising, driving towards the mountains and Methven and seeing some snow at the top. But skiing in New Zealand is a bit of a gamble: the first day we managed, although there was only snow in the ski fields, and not...
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