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#ItalianFlavors :: The Broccoletti Meditation (with recipe)

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Broccoletti ©OrsolaCirielloKogan This year I chose to keep my new year resolutions as basic as possible: rise early, meditate and eat healthy(ish). Hoping to be persistent and thinking that I could always add up to the list 😎 Best tip? “Start easy. I’ve learned to put my lofty goals aside and start with the easy-peasy” ~Christian Allaire [1] Rising early? It’s doable. [2] Eating healthy(ish)? So far so good. [3] Being consistent with meditation? Oops. 😳 While ruminating about it, I remembered of a big bag of broccoletti (broccoli rabe) bought in the morning at the local farmer market and in waiting to be trimmed. Broccoletti + meditation? I decided to give it a try during the prepping chore… OM! It actually worked and it’s not that unusual to looking at cooking as a meditation practice. “Cooking it’s something that one does. It’s not a consideration of an action. It’s not a thought about a result. It’s doing in the here and now” ~Greg Stegeman Embed from Getty Images Broccoli…


Picnic food :: Frittata di “Maccarune Carrati” :: Zero waste recipe

Once upon a time, when the zero-waste attitude was an integral part of our living, there was “la frittata di maccheroni”. There are no particular recipes for this one-dish meal usually made out of leftover pasta with its sauce, beaten eggs and eventually “aggarbato” with cheese (usually the grated crust of aged-old pecorino)… Read more: Zero Waste Interlude: Frittata di “Maccarunə Carrati” via This post was first published on Appetibilis | Saperi e Sapori del Territorio