Tag Archives: Hazelnuts

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Orange Scented Double Cacao Hazelnut Bliss Bombs.

Normally I would never post a recipe for something sweet on a 5-2 fast day. With a daily intake of only 500 calories, every morsel that passes my lips is carefully calorie counted with a very firm emphasis on wholesome … Continue reading

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Baci Di Fichi. Chocolate Dipped Figs With Roasted Hazelnut Crumbs Or Sea Salt Flakes.

Each year February  spells the beginning of an eagerly anticipated fig season. I literally can never get my fill of these lusciously addictive round  bottomed  beauties. Sweet, savoury or plucked directly from the tree, I try to enjoy them any … Continue reading

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From The Italian Pasticceria. Almond, Hazelnut and Pine Nut Biscuits. Brutti Ma Buoni. Ugly But Good.

I’ve always loved  Brutti Ma Buoni and make a beeline for them every time I visit an Italian pasticceria. Literally translating as Ugly But Good, they’re fabulous with a strong espresso. Even better packaged up by the boxful and taken … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. Winter Greens. Radicchio and Endive Salad with Fennel, Apple, Crisp Pancetta and Roasted Hazelnuts.

It’s mid winter and I’m craving salad. Winter greens are far more robust than their more popular summer siblings. Crisp with a crunchy texture and slightly bitter taste  my favourite winter greens have to be baby endive with its delicate, curly, … Continue reading

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