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Baked Anchovy Frittata with Tomatoes

If you’re short on time AND on ingredients frittata can be a life saver. Translated from Italian frittata literally means “fried”. Fried eggs that is. But not only that. Frittata is like pasta, if you change the condiments you’ll have a different dish every single time. If you think about it, there are at least …

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Farro Salad with Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes & Shaved Parmesan Flakes

As the name implies Farro is a protagonist of this salad. If you are not familiar with it just YET, here’s a quick intro with all things significant. Like its taste, texture, origin, nutrition and use. Farro is a grain that has been grown and eaten for thousand years around the world. But it’s especially …

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Prosciutto, Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad

Another summer favorite is coming at you! If you loved prosciutto and peach bruschetta and that savory-sweet pairing you’ll be head over heels with this new summer salad. Mainly because of the magic milky touch of the Burrata cheese that takes prosciutto and grilled peach combo to a whole new level. Now, you might be …

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Round Zucchini Balls Stuffed with Mortadella Sausage

During the summer season you can find lots of zucchini varieties on the market. Anything from kinda all-year-round long dark green zucchini, to zucchini blossoms, white zucchini and even round zucchini. There is a ton of ways they can be cooked. And you probably have tried a few already. But those round zucchini just scream …

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Strawberries, Balsamic & Mixed Greens

Strawberries with walnuts, mixed greens and aged balsamic vinegar is luxury in a bowl. Without exaggeration this salad is a celebration of colors and flavors. A celebration of summer after all!   During hot summer days it’s a perfect and refreshing side to go with grilled meat. But it’s also a light and flavorful stand …

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Tricolor Crostini with Spinach, Ricotta & Cherry Tomatoes

A large platter of crostini or bruschetta, in my eyes, is essential to any summer BBQs in the backyard, or any friends and family gatherings throughout the year. But they also work great as a special treat before lunch or dinner. While everyone’s waiting for a plate of pasta or meat on the grill there’s …

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Bruschetta with Mushrooms and Fresh Cherry Tomatoes

Who can resist bruschetta rubbed with garlic and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil? Impossible! This fresh, all year round version of Italian bruschetta is a great variation of the classics. Funghi trifolati, sweet cherry tomatoes marry perfectly with freshly toasted baguette or rustic bread of your choice. The topping and the bread can be …

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Sauteed Mushrooms with Garlic and Parsley – Funghi Trifolati

Sauteed mushrooms have 1001 reasons to love them: low carb low calorie fast & easy to cook ALWAYS in season perfect side for almost ANY main course DELICIOUS stand alone meal vegetarian affordable and the list goes on and on! The only thing that is better than sauteed mushrooms is Sauteed Mushrooms Italian Style. Funghi …

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