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Pesto Sauce and Pasta – Perfetto!

July 26, 2013 by Anna / 0 Comments

I’m sure that many of you have tasted pasta with pesto sauce, but how many of you know how genoese people usually love to eat their pasta al pesto? As a genoese of adoption (now it’s about 20 years that I live in Genova, Liguria) I can say that we love to serve pasta al

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Summer Dish – Trenette with Zucchini and Shrimps

June 12, 2013 by Anna / 0 Comments

When it comes to food and especially pasta, I’m an authentic italian! Some days ago I wanted to prepare something fast, easy, light, and most of all delicious. So, I cooked trenette with zucchini, cherry tomatoes and shrimps. I think it’s a perfect seasonal pasta that can be accompanied with a white wine, like a

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Bar Boomerang, Genova

April 2, 2012 by Di Mackey / 0 Comments

One of my favourite places for coffee, here in the city of Genova, is Bar Boomerang. Initially it was the name that I noticed because I am a New Zealander, an Antipodean, and I just wasn’t expecting to find the word boomerang in Italy. Then it became all about the fantastic, never-tasted-better cappuccino and friendly

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Cozze Gratinate from Liguria – Gratinated Mussels

July 26, 2011 by Anna / 2 Comments

Ingredients: mussels, breadcrumbs, garlic clove, parsley, extra virgin oil, thyme, marjoram, salt, pepper. Preparation: Clean well the mussels and use a short knife to open them. Discard the empty shells, leaving the mussels in the other half.

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Leek Frittata – Frittata di Porri

July 18, 2011 by Anna / 0 Comments

A frittata is versatile, you can use whatever ingredients are in season for the filling with good results! Today, I’d like to propose to you the version with leek. One of my favorite. So, if it’s dinner time and you do not know what to cook yet, this recipe could be the answer. By the

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Genoa International Boat Show (Italian: Salone Nautico Internazionale di Genova) is one of the world’s premier boat shows, held annually. One of the leading shows in the world thanks to its extraordinarily wide range of products, Genoa Boat Show offers its visitors the chance to find out about the new trends in the nautical market.

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