Blueberry Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Ok so these are in no way Italian, but sometimes you need pancakes and you just don’t care.  This morning was one of those mornings.  I have fallen into an breakfast rut, where all I ever have for breakfast is oatmeal with bananas, blueberries, and peanut butter (which is actually the best oatmeal ever, so I’m not complaining), but I wanted to experiment with other ways to consume oatmeal, bananas, and blueberries.

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Pasta di Mandorla


According to the food bloggers of the world, we are now in the throes of Christmas cookie season! I think everyone can agree that cookies are pretty great, so I will conform to the rest of the internet and present you with a cookie to celebrate with: paste di mandorla, or almond cookies, a Sicilian specialty.  These are available year-round in pasticcerie (pastry shops) across Sicily, but if you add Christmas colored candied cherries, they dress up nicely for the holidays. Continue reading “Pasta di Mandorla”