Category Archives: Reading & Awards

Cooking books, magazines, articles, awards and words…

Happy Birthday tkt

Time has passed and I didn’t even realize it. Tkt’s first birthday went online quietly, with no birthday cake, with no candles, without me even realising it. I can’t remember exactly when the first post went live; I can remember

Happy Birthday tkt

Time has passed and I didn’t even realize it. Tkt’s first birthday went online quietly, with no birthday cake, with no candles, without me even realising it. I can’t remember exactly when the first post went live; I can remember

Ricotta Quiche

My French-speaking friends make a lot of fun of my favourite Italian cooking magazine  (I admit after some time of disappointment I made peace with it and now I love it again). They make jokes – bad ones – about

Ricotta Quiche

My French-speaking friends make a lot of fun of my favourite Italian cooking magazine  (I admit after some time of disappointment I made peace with it and now I love it again). They make jokes – bad ones – about

Marmite on toast – by Good Food

I’ve never done this before but I’ve couldn’t resist! My friend Simone just sent me this link and it literally made my day! Why? Because the recipe is brilliant but most of all because all the comments posted under –

Marmite on toast – by Good Food

I’ve never done this before but I’ve couldn’t resist! My friend Simone just sent me this link and it literally made my day! Why? Because the recipe is brilliant but most of all because all the comments posted under –

So Sweet Kitchen

Title: So Sweet Kitchen Intro: 50 Recettes originales concoctées par Emmanuel Delaby – Le cuisine helveétique c’est ludique! Language: French Publisher: Good Heidi Production Why I like it: “La meilleure des recettes est la fantasie” – Louis Delaby. The book

So Sweet Kitchen

Title: So Sweet Kitchen Intro: 50 Recettes originales concoctées par Emmanuel Delaby – Le cuisine helveétique c’est ludique! Language: French Publisher: Good Heidi Production Why I like it: “La meilleure des recettes est la fantasie” – Louis Delaby. The book

London Pics Gallery

It’s like I never left. I never realised how much I missed London even if, this time, an incredible mix of sweet and sour feelings hit me all at once and left a very bitter taste behind. I took too

London Pics Gallery

It’s like I never left. I never realised how much I missed London even if, this time, an incredible mix of sweet and sour feelings hit me all at once and left a very bitter taste behind. I took too

Il Talismano Della Felicità

Title: Il talismano della felicità Intro: Elogio della cucina Italiana Language: Italian Publisher: Carlo Colombo Roma Why I like it: This book was a Christmas present (1951) to my grandmother from her sister and brother-in-law and now, it is mine.

Il Talismano Della Felicità

Title: Il talismano della felicità Intro: Elogio della cucina Italiana Language: Italian Publisher: Carlo Colombo Roma Why I like it: This book was a Christmas present (1951) to my grandmother from her sister and brother-in-law and now, it is mine.

Jamie’s Great Britain

Title: Jamie’s Great Britain Intro: Over 130 reasons to love our food Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Why I like it: “…sometimes it takes years of looking at other countries to realise how wonderful your own actually is.” The above text

Jamie’s Great Britain

Title: Jamie’s Great Britain Intro: Over 130 reasons to love our food Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Why I like it: “…sometimes it takes years of looking at other countries to realise how wonderful your own actually is.” The above text

Salades – Chic, Facile, De Saison

Title: Salades – Chic – Faciles – De Saison Intro: Plus de 200 recettes & variations Language: French Publisher: Marabout Why I like it: …Spring is coming… (I’m a geek, it’s no secret anymore!) My friend, who is an incredibly

Salades – Chic, Facile, De Saison

Title: Salades – Chic – Faciles – De Saison Intro: Plus de 200 recettes & variations Language: French Publisher: Marabout Why I like it: …Spring is coming… (I’m a geek, it’s no secret anymore!) My friend, who is an incredibly

Your Xmas Photos And Cooking

As promised before Xmas I’m finally posting the photos you’ve sent me of your Xmas cooking and happy eating time! Some photos are still missing so I might add them later on and update the post but it’s definitely time

Your Xmas Photos And Cooking

As promised before Xmas I’m finally posting the photos you’ve sent me of your Xmas cooking and happy eating time! Some photos are still missing so I might add them later on and update the post but it’s definitely time

Blog of the Year 2012 Award

Today I received a late Xmas gift! Another small award for Blog of the Year 2012 – my first star! I received this award from Fae and her blog which is a “Magazine of a Storyteller… articles about travel, food

Blog of the Year 2012 Award

Today I received a late Xmas gift! Another small award for Blog of the Year 2012 – my first star! I received this award from Fae and her blog which is a “Magazine of a Storyteller… articles about travel, food

The Xmas Tables – Little Competition!

You should all have a piece of delicious Swiss chocolate, at least at Xmas! That is what I was thinking while I was trying a new one I’ve discovered lately at a Chocolatier in Geneva! So I’ve decided to introduce

The Xmas Tables – Little Competition!

You should all have a piece of delicious Swiss chocolate, at least at Xmas! That is what I was thinking while I was trying a new one I’ve discovered lately at a Chocolatier in Geneva! So I’ve decided to introduce

La Cucina Italiana – Dicembre 2012

Title: La Cucina Italiana Intro: Dicembre 2012 Language: Italian Why I like it: This is THE Italian Cooking Magazine! Why? Because this is the oldest – founded in 1929 – and well-known. It is the symbol of elegant Italian cooking.

La Cucina Italiana – Dicembre 2012

Title: La Cucina Italiana Intro: Dicembre 2012 Language: Italian Why I like it: This is THE Italian Cooking Magazine! Why? Because this is the oldest – founded in 1929 – and well-known. It is the symbol of elegant Italian cooking.