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A Mediterranean Feast to discover through:

  • Handpicked: Mediterranean products, where to buy them and recommended kitchen tools
  • Undercover: what's on in the food world: trends, traditions, festivities and gourmet events
  • What's cooking: ideas and recipes to cook for your family and friends

Each week a new article recommending a gastronomic adventure: from classic recipes from the Cote d'Azur to Italian and international recipes using local Mediterranean ingredients.

All recommendations and articles on this blog are based on products, restaurants, tool, and events I use or have attended personally.

Below the latest posts:


Pissaladiere Nicoise

Pissaladiere Nicoise

Pissaladiere is a traditional recipe from the South of France, sold in many bakeries as a starter or snack. It is a pizza base topped by Mediterranean caramelized onions, anchovies and olives.   Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe The name comes from Latin and means salty fish, the anchovies are definitely the main ingredients. The anchovies filets are arranged over… Read more →

Pastiera ricotta pie

Pastiera Napolitana Ricotta Pie

Pastiera Napoletana is a ricotta pie typically baked for Easter. The filling is made with wheat, ricotta and has a distinctive flavour of the flower orange water and lemon zest. Jump to Recipe  Print Recipe It is a traditional Eastern dessert for many Southern Italian regions, where ricotta is often used in pastries like in Cannoli Siciliani or Sfogliatelle Napoletane. If… Read more →

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