The kitchen is my world, I have had a passion for cooking since I was little, I think that it started with “la prova del cuoco”, a famous Italian TV programme, it's a culinary competition or a talent show because the best chef wins. After I saw all the episodes I got the nice idea to try a few recipes.
My mum is a teacher, and this year she went on a school trip with her students for four days, they went to visit Ravenna in north Italy so I decided to cook for my father and my brother, and I was very happy about it because when my mum is at home she will not allow me to use the cooker , so I could only look at her recipes. Through a cooking programme on TV I wrote down a recipe of sweet and savoury crepes. For the recipe I needed to buy some flour, some eggs, some milk, water, salt and butter. At last I cooked something different for them and they were pleased and my father was proud of me, he said that I will be a good wife and a great mother. On the following days I cooked pasta, meat , fish and vegetables. I would like to cook more often to learn how to make different kinds of dishes.
A very popular and tasty food in Italy is country food, we use all kinds of vegetables. I'm lucky because I have a house in the country. We have our own vegetable garden and we eat what we grow: it is all organic In spring we grow many things such as: zucchini, lettuce, peas, spinach, broccoli, eggplants. My favourite is salad It is perfect together with grilled meat and some bread
Last Sunday while we were working in the garden a family stopped and asked us if they could buy some tomatoes, my father started laughing because they thought that we were farmers, so he just gave a few to them as a present.
During our break at school we usually get snacks from the vending machine , but I prefer bringing something from home. A good snack can be a slice of cake, a plum cake or muffins I usually prefer making some good plum cakes, because they aren't made with milk but with yogurt because milk gives me a stomach ache In this way I can get all the calcium necessary for my growth.
On the 10th August it's my cousin’s birthday and I'm going to make a surprise
for her. I think that I'll make a cake. Her favourite is the “millefoglie” but it's difficult to prepare, so I'll make profiteroles. I'll buy some custard and puffs and prepare melted chocolate. When I have everything ready I'll fill each puff with custard and at the end I’ll dip each puff in melted chocolate, and then Ill decorate them with cream.