Category Archives: Whole Grains

Multigrain Barley Flour Scones with Jam

All summer Bob Marley has been singing to me. “Jammin, jammin, jammin.” First it was (the first batch of) strawberry jam. “Yea, I hope dis jammin’ gonna last.” I made lemon verbena-strawberry preserves, lavender-strawberry preserves, and just plain strawberry, but … Continue reading

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S’mores in Black and White: Homemade Marshmallows & Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers

S’mores are one of those all-American foods that people outside of the United States, for the most part, do not understand. Beginning with the “jet-puffed” marshmallows, moving onto the dry cookie “graham cracker,” and finishing with a slab of gritty, … Continue reading

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Borlotti Bean Corn Salad and a Pluot-Almond Cake

Even a decade ago, the year I studied in the city of Bologna, Italy, I fanatically sought out unknown fruits and vegetables. For a nineteen-year old Americana, porcini mushrooms and white truffles were a sight to see in the fall. … Continue reading

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Every Day Multigrain Whole Wheat Bread

Do you love whole wheat, multigrain bread like my family does? Would you like to make a loaf so tender with such a luscious crumb that the only thing limiting your perfect slice is a well-sharpened knife? I make a … Continue reading

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Sheep’s Milk Yogurt with Almond-Pistachio Olive Oil Granola

When I first moved to San Francisco, I lived in a very fun, tasty neighborhood about a block away from the corner of Haight and Ashbury nearby one of the San Francisco Boulangerie bakeries. I would always order some sort … Continue reading

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Cherry Galette

Alright, I lied a few posts ago when I declared that the cherry granita was the last cherry recipe I would post during this year’s cherry season. I still have a couple of pounds of cherries left and I craved … Continue reading

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Ambrosia Muffins with Peach Preserves

I have only posted about muffins once on La Cuoca Ciccia, but it is simply because I do not want this site to feature muffins only. We make muffins over here once a week at a minimum. It was only … Continue reading

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