Tag Archives: dessert

Danish Christmas pudding

Still panicking over what to make for Christmas dessert? Panic no more! Already spent the past 3 months building up your boozy Christmas pudding? Chuck it out! This year we’re going for a Danish-style Christmas! If you’re a frequent visitor … Continue reading

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The magic word

The Dutch are so peculiar about words. The other day I was at the market, where I saw avocados going for a euro for three pieces. Being the avocado-loving woman that I am, I went up to the stall and … Continue reading

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Reasons not to make tiramisù (and why we’re making it anyway)

It’s Christmas time, which means I’m hanging out at my parents’ place, trying to catch up with as many friends and relatives as I possibly can in the limited time available. Yesterday evening, some of those friends took me to … Continue reading

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The brilliant food ideas of a hypothetical stoner

As I wrote a while ago, it’s the stoners of this world that come up with the most amazing food ideas. Imagine being high as a kite, getting the munchies, grabbing whatever is left in the fridge, and making a … Continue reading

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My life with my new flatmates, part IV: Beyond all sense of shame

Time flies when you’re having fun, and I’ve been in Turin for more than three months now. I’ve made a nice wee home for myself, and I’ve gotten used to most things here. My work, my daily routine, the pubs … Continue reading

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The terror of cooking for Italians

As a few of you may know already, I recently moved back to Italy. Blogwise, it’s kind of like going home – this is where it all began two and a half years ago, in Genova. This time I’m in … Continue reading

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Emergency dessert to feed the masses

Like my mother, I have this compulsive tendency to stuff people with food until they can’t even think about eating without feeling ill. Like the witch from Hanzel and Gretel, I’ll keep offering my guests food, and if they decline, … Continue reading

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