A Tribute on Mother’s Day

In 1961, a young Calabrian girl married her sweetheart. They had met many years earlier during WW11 when his family, in Northern Italy, hosted hers. Soon after their marriage, this young bride left her big, loving family to embark on a life adventure, joining her...

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An Award!

I was surprised and thrilled to recently receive the Liebster blog award from my friend Anuja at "simple baking". Anjua didn't specify rules for this award or it's meaning so I did a bit of research and this is what I came up with. Liebster is German for dearest,...

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Welcome to Marcellina in Cucina


My little kitchen is in the middle of the sugarcane fields of far north Queensland, Australia. I hope to inspire you to cook and bake like an Italian.
Italians cook from the heart and for the love of those we feed.

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