Sharing a meal with someone, eating and drinking together behind the same table — is one of the most important manifestations of sociality in all cultures. Eating together confirms the sense of belonging, being part of a community”. Continue reading Cooking means also embracing other cultures.
Here is the recipe to make a traditional Tomato Puree/Passata, we can preserve for the whole year.And more recipes to use it. Continue reading 9 Times for Italian Tomato Passata/Puree
Pasta alla Norma:Summer dish par excellence, this sauce is perfect to be served with a short cut pasta but , it’s beautiful served by itself or on a slice of bread. Continue reading Pasta alla Norma Recipe (w. video)
Pinzimonio: Tuscan way of eating raw vegetables dipped in olive oil and salt ,possibly also pepper and vinegar, Continue reading 7 Vegetables for Tuscan Pinzimonio w. Video
Today, June 24 the day was full of work: we celebrated the Summer Solstice (June 21) and St. John’s Day, once called Herb Day.What does it mean to celebrate these days in Italy? Continue reading Italian Special Herb Day
Tomatoes and zucchini/courgettes are beautiful vegetables to stuff in many different ways and today we do a vegetarian filling. Continue reading 2 Easy Stuffed Vegetables :Tomatoes and Zucchini
The Salame al Tonno /Tuna salami is a perfect dish to prepare in advance, excellent in summer and for the Office Desk Lunch. Normally we prepare it in small quantities as an appetizer, but it is perfect as a main dish accompanied by pickled eggs or an excellent salad. Continue reading Unpredictable Italian Tuna Salami