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Torta di pere – pear cake

We grew up eating fruit – fresh apples, oranges and pears were always in the fruit bowl. After every meal at home, mamma or papĂ  would peel fruit and hand it out to us, making sure we had at least one serve per day. Now that mamma is alone, she still manages to eat at…

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Crostata di porri – leek tart

A few weeks ago I made a leek tart to take to Jo’s place for late afternoon tea/early dinner. Jo and I go way back – back to primary school, when we found ourselves thrown together because we both loved maths, spelling and English. We remained friends all through primary and high school, even during…