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It’s cold outside,  but it’s a joy. I used to hate the winter season for so long but somehow, probably through my love for photography,  I began to appreciate the moody days in winter, the pale landscape colours and the magic of a snowy day, the silence and the magical  rhythm of snow falling down. […]

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And here they are, the first days of autumn,  the leaves changing colors and the rainy afternoons, coming home after a walk in the rain, the charming welcome of  a comfort soup… I’m so happy to begin with the research for so many recipes to try during the afternoons at home. Today I bought some […]

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I love to cook and I love to bake, especially when there’s no hurry and I can take my time, but sometimes  you really don’t have it and certainly you don’t need any additional stress to your day. I mean, there’s something magic when you wake up and you can enjoy some homemade croissants, but […]

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Back home, September is already here, and autumn is slowly coming. While I am happy of going back to everyday’s life, I still cannot help but missing the summer days sometimes. There’s a mixture of feelings afterwards, but I enjoy it somehow because I have to use my creativity to combine the joy of being […]

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The holiday countdown has officially begun. I’ve been enjoying beautiful days lately, even if the last days of school make me feel quite a bit nostalgic. Another school year has gone by and as a mother sometimes I wish I could stop the time… but let’s put that apart… With so many parties and events […]

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I was sixteen years old the first time I went to Italy. It was my very first travel abroad and I didn’t know what to expect, but I remember how I  instantly felt at home walking through the streets of Florence, no need of a map whatsoever. I had the feeling as I just would […]

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Let me introduce you to Julia Child’s Clafoutis and everything you could possibly say about this sweet treat is said. Use the best cherries you can find and enjoy! Recipe found http://www.food.com/recipe/julia-childs-cherry-clafouti-239454    

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  These meringues with vanilla mascaporne creme demonstrate that we can put together spring, delicacy & tastefulness on a plate. What more could you desire?  

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Last month a good friend brought us some apples from his garden. I saw them, with that beautiful dark red and almost immediately it came to my mind the most incredibly apple tart I ate some years ago in Florence. The restaurants chef had called it Marchesina and I just fell in love not only […]

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