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Remember the time I went to see the geese? Well, here is a goose egg that was given to me that day! And I had that egg for breakfast one morning at Corte Gondina. The Nonna (mother of the owner) cooked it for me in the kitchen! Pretty cool!

Piemontegirl tries her hand at Panna Cotta

Have you ever made Panna Cotta? The Panna Cotta is a traditional Italian dessert. Usually served with fresh berries or caramel sauce and you'll find it everywhere in the Barolo region. Here is how you make the Panna Cotta Ingredients: 2 gelatin leaves (or powder equivalent) 1/2 cup milk 2 1/4 cups heavy cream 1/2... Continue Reading →

What is Giovanni Corino known for (besides wine)?

Fun Fact Friday: Giovanni Corino Do you know what Giovanni Corino is know for besides wine? Gardening! Barolo is normally associated with wine, but sometimes we forget that many of the winemakers are farmers. Which means their skill also goes beyond the vineyards. So it's self explanatory that many grow their own vegetables. And the... Continue Reading →

Piemontegirl Cooks: Weeds with Sausage Ragu

Piemontegirl and Mario Batali is a good combination Piemontegirl and Mario Batali will now teach you how to make a ragu that's similar to everyone's favorite "bolognese" but is so much better that you will never eat Bolognese again? Just follow these easy steps. Of course ingredients are vital, but if you have those, you... Continue Reading →

Cookies & Cream Cheesecake

You need: 900g cream cheese, 36 oreo cookies, 5 tbsp butter, 2.3 dl milk, 70ml sugar, 1 plate gelatin. Separate the cookies, and put the cookie in a zip loc bag and the cream in a pot. Smash the cookies in the zip loc bag until completely crushed.  (Set a little bit aside for the... Continue Reading →

Orecchiette with Sausage & Rapini

Ingredients: 1  broccoli head 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus 4 tbsp 1/4 cup whole skinned almonds, toasted 5 cloves roasted garlic Pinch of hot red pepper flakes 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano 3/4 pound fresh pork sausage 1 pound orecchiette 2 tbsp unsalted butter Prepare an ice bath and set aside. Boil water in a ... Continue Reading →

Friday Pizza and Recipe

Dough: Flour, 1 tsp yeast, pinch of salt, pinch of sugar, water (body temperature) Mix the yeast with room temperature water (how ever much you want), add the salt and sugar. Then add flour until the dough is perfect. Here is Mario Batali's Pizza dough recipe. It's a little different, and I have never tried... Continue Reading →

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