Crostata

A crostata is a “rustic free-form version of an open tart” which may also be baked in a pie plate. Traditionally a crostata consists of a pie dough , and a generous filling. It can be either sweet or savory. .   Sweet variations use fruit preserves as a filling, typically apricot, cherry, peach or…

Italian Breakfast

    BM # 56 Week : 4 , Day: 5 Theme: Breakfast across countries Country : Italy Today is the fifth day of this week and we are working on breakfasts across countries. For today I have chosen to cook Italian Breakfast. The traditional Italian breakfast consists of caffè e latte (hot coffee with…

Scrambled Cottage Cheese

Eggs are an important part of breakfast in most countries. The Costo Rico breakfast has a combination where they serve Gallo Pinto with scrambled eggs. Since I could not cook eggs I found its substitute with cottage cheese. I made scrambled cottage cheese and it got done in a jiffy, looked just perfect and tasted…

Costo Rica Breakfast

BM # 56 Week : 4 , Day: 4 Theme: Breakfast across countries Country : Costo Rica Costa Rica is a country in North America, and today we are going to enjoy it’s traditional breakfast. Costa Rican Cuisine is known for being fairly mild, with high reliance on fresh fruits and vegetables.Rice and black beans…

Mexican Breakfast

BM # 56 Week : 4 , Day: 3 Theme: Breakfast across Countries Country : Mexico Though Mexican cuisine is a blend of indigenous (Indian) and Spanish influences, most Mexicans continue to eat more native foods, such as corn, beans, and peppers. Such foods are cheap and widely available. Bread and pastries are sold, but…