Are you late in the Valentine’s Day preparation? absolutely no problem .Let’s follow the new Italian Valentine’s big trend: skip the dinner reservation and cook up romance at home . In Italy, San Valentine is most viewed as the day for lovers and therefore all attention is focused on this. There are conflicting positions for those who want and those who do not want to celebrate it, … Continue reading Recipes for an Unexpected Italian Valentine’s Day
Avocado is a relatively new fruit in Italian cuisine but is now fully adopted because it combines with our traditional flavors.And now we combine it with chickpeas, lamb’s salad ,avocado and tomatoes. Continue reading Italian Chickpeas and Avocado Salad
Candied fruit delights-As a child I loved to see them :appealing, a few on a dish and so elegant to serve as bright. Continue reading Delights From the 60s:Stuffed Fruits
Sometimes we like serving polenta in a different way ,for instance a very good dish to be served at parties and prepared in advance: cestini di polenta (polenta baskets) Continue reading A Different Way to Serve Polenta
Fennels, even if they have so many healthy characteristic, are less known and used than other winter vegetables. Continue reading How Do You Eat Fennel/Finocchi?
Sformato /flan is a typical Italian dish consisting of pasta or rice, meats, vegetables, cheeses, with various seasonings, cooked in a mold in the oven or in a bain-marie Sformatini ai Funghi will be excellent for composing a buffet finger food or an aperitif with friends . Continue reading Gorgeous Tiny Mushroom Flans-Sformatini ai Funghi
Gnudi are like the filling of ravioli not covered by the pasta all around, therefore naked. Continue reading Gnudi means Naked in Tuscany.
Gnocchi alla Romana is a first course light that can be served with various sauces and prepared in advance . Continue reading A Trick to Prepare Gnocchi Alla Romana-Roman Style Semolina Gnocchi
There are many variations for mostaccioli/mustaccioli . This is a recipe of the classic Neapolitan Mostaccioli: soft, fragrant, and spicy. Continue reading Have you ever tasted Mustaccioli?
Torta della Nonna/Grandmother’s Cake :a soft shortcrust pastry filled with wonderful Crema Pasticcera- Italian custard Continue reading Italian Cake You Cannot Miss:Torta della Nonna -Grandmother’s Cake