I was aimlessly scrolling through Instagram this morning, while waiting for a cup of tea from MR M (he’s a good one), when I stumbled on Anna’s account (annasfamilykitchen) and the amazing photograph of her Shakshuka… my stomach started to grumble and I KNEW that would have been our brunch… bacon schmacon… And so I …

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It’s definitively soup weather… the mornings are dark and chilly and frankly a salad for lunch is not so appealing anymore. The first soup was butternut squash and carrots, nothing fancy, but velvety and warming. And I didn’t take any pictures, because… I don’t know, I forgot… This time though I made an effort and …

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These are ‘piadine’ (plural, ‘piadina’ singular, let’s get things straight). And they are delicious. It’s a food typical of this region ‘Romagna’, the eastern side of Emilia Romagna, it is a flat bread usually made with white flour, lard or olive oil, salt and water. The dough was traditionally cooked on a terracotta dish, although …

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