February 2017

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Cooking for a chef | Keep it simple

Have you ever had to cook for a chef, a real one? It happened to me a few days ago and I seriously started to panic at the thought as my friend is really top-notch in the kitchen.   Desperately, a few days in advance, I started consulting cookbooks and practising few recipes (a disaster considering the mounting pressure…).   In the end I decided to keep it simple and go for my favourites.   The first “must have” on an Italian table is my beloved bruschetta. The traditional one consists in a slice of grilled bread, rubbed with a clove of garlic and drizzled with olive oil. As I was cooking for a special occasion I wanted to make a little bit more sophisticated. My bruschetta was made with grilled bread, a slice of Parma...

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