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The Mock Cheesecake

The Mock Cheesecake

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Christmas is coming, and it’s time to think about Christmas desserts. My family used to bake a time-consuming Polish [...]

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Tiramisu, the Italian way

Tiramisu, the Italian way

In the 90s, Roma had few pubs, which offered a place to sit and enjoy a pint of your favourite beer. Men dominated the space behind the bar and pushed women to the kitchen. Lorenza had no choice but to work as a cook to support herself in her university days. She used to prepare simple snacks and tiramisu from her aunt’s recipe. A pleasant addition to her daily wage was free booze that was pouring in streams after the closing hours. Students life is not a sad life.

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Truffle Hunting

Truffle Hunting

This July, when in Italy, I visited Bracciano, a small town situated 50 km north-west of Rome over a picturesque lake of the same [...]

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Home-made Pasta

Home-made Pasta

It was the middle of July. Rome’s muggy summer air filled my lungs as I walked out of the metro station at Laurentina. Fascist [...]

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Roma, communism and offal

Roma, communism and offal

A long time ago I promised myself that one day I’d visit Rome and spend all my money on food. This July, my dream came true. I had [...]

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