is one of Auckland’s longest standing eatood bloggers, emerging mid 2008 and still regularly updated. Alessandra writes about baking and desserts, Italian cuisine, vegetarian/vegan recipes and travel. As a recipe developer, food stylist and writer, she writes for 6 blogs, regularly contributes to food magazines and has written 3 cookbooks.
Below are her answers to the tasty questions I cooked up for your enjoyment.
Describe your blog:
This was my first blog, so it is a bit of a mixture: recipes, travel photos, some news. Unfortunately I don’t have much time to blog these days, but it is fun to do, and I am a happy blogger. I also list just recipes in three more blogs (links below): Only Recipes for Vegetarian and Vegan recipes. Vegan Recipes, only Vegan Recipes, and Cooking with flowers: flower recipes.
What is the most popular post on your blog?
Name your favourite comfort food:
What did you have for breakfast?
Soy latte – I don’t eat breakfast, I just need coffee, or two!
What is the most delicious thing you’ve eaten this week?
What is an underrated ingredient?
What are 3 sources of inspiration to you?
My home country (Italy), the seasons for fresh produce and foraging, and on the web: Pinterest.
Favourite Auckland restaurant?
These days I really like to go and have pizza at Settebello
…and your favourite dish there?
Margherita with rucola (rocket).
There’s a potluck dinner tomorrow night, what are you bringing?
Usually everybody ask me to bring dessert…
What is your most memorable meal?
My next meal, I am always thinking about it.
An Auckland eatery that is on your wishlist?
Anywhere with a generous Vegetarian menu. Suggestions?
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Images used with permission from Alessandra Zecchini.