Delicious recipes for everybody, especially for people who are on a diet or for people who want to maintain their current weight.
It is an ebook written in English. More than 250 recipes!!! Great value for money!
The cookbook is divided into three sections.
1) The first section covers useful information about the Mediterranean Diet, which in fact is not a diet but a lifestyle approach which leads to long, healthy lives with less chance of chronic disease.
2) The second section showcases those Greek recipes which are based on the Mediterranean Diet.
3) The third section consists of a Diet Plan based on the recipes of the cookbook, from which you can choose what to eat.
Hello everybody! It's been ages since my last post... This cake was made for a special boy called Massimiliano. He is going to celebrate his birthday today. I hope that he and his friends, will have a great time!!
Happy Birthday Massimiliano!
It is a triple fudge chocolate cake. The shredded "wood" was made with white chocolate.
Homemade Gnocchi with Parmesan Cheese and Tomato Sauce!
This dish is so easy to make, not expensive at all, but it is a bit time consuming.
Homemade Gnocchi with Parmesan Cheese and Tomato Sauce
950gr potatoes, unpeeled,
boiled and mashed
270gr all purpose flour
2 medium eggs
A pinch of salt
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Jack Daniel’s
250gr canned tomatoes,
½ cup boiled water
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
Pinch of salt
Pinch of black pepper
Gnocchi Preparation Method
1) Prepare a dough hook
on a stand mixer. In the mixing bowl, add mashed potatoes, eggs, flour and
salt. Turn on mixer on low, then increase speed till the dough forms. If you
don't have a stand mixer, you can form the dough with your hands, it is very
2) Line a baking sheet
with parchment paper and slightly dust it with flour.
3) Dust your work
surface lightly with flour. Put dough on dusted surface. Use your hand to knead
and shape the dough into a log.
4) Use a knife to divide
the dough into pieces. Each piece should be about 3cm thick.
5) Dust your hands with
flour and roll each piece of dough till it becomes long and cylindrical.
6) Use a knife to cut
the long dough into small pieces, about 3cm wide. It's important to lightly
dust each piece with flour so that it doesn't stick.
7) Dust a fork with
flour. Press each small piece of dough gently enough, to create lines on each
piece. Then place it on a baking sheet.
8) They are ready to be
cooked. If you are not cooking them immediately, dust the gnocchi with flour
again and shake them every 10 minutes so that they don't stick on the tray.
Alternatively, put the entire baking sheet in the freezer. When the gnocchi are
frozen remove from tray and store them in freezer bag.
9) Cooking Method. In a large pan boil salted water. Put in
gnocchi (20 each time). They are cooked when the gnocchi come to the surface of
the pan. Remove them and place them immediately in the sauce. This cooking
process will take approximately 2 minutes.
Tomato Sauce Preparation Method
all sauce ingredients in a sauce pan, and cook in a medium heat until the
liquid is reduced to half.
Sprinkle Gnocchi with grated Parmesan cheese and serve hot.
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Duomo, Sunday 17/03/2013
Live Concert at Assago Mediolanum Forum, 17/03/2013