Seasons

Classic Italian sauté mushrooms trifolati

Trifolare is a classic Italian method of  cooking thinly sliced vegetables with garlic, olive...

Sicilian baked pasta timbale with eggplants and basil (pasta...

When it gets as cold as it is now here, I need to dream...

Pasta e fagioli for pasta lovers

Pasta e fagioli, simply meaning “pasta and beans”, is a classic and authentic Italian soup made in many ways, with or without tomato, with fresh or dried pasta, with meat in it (e.g. lard or pancetta) or vegetarian.

Tiramisu with poached pears: Pear-amisu

Are you looking for a dessert idea for the holidays? how about tiramisu with pears, a wine syrup and lots of spices for a delightful seasonal treat?

Lemon Baked Fish With Garlic and Parsley Breadcrumbs

White fish fillets  breaded with herb, parsley and Parmesan breadcrumbs, then baked on a...

Roasted eggplant ricotta dip with fresh zucchini salad

Eggplant. It's been good to have you through this cruel summer, the hottest and...

How to cook artisan polenta (with sausages)

Quick? Did I say quick? No, I didn't. I do however say divine, comforting, luscious, creamy,...

Lemon marinated zucchini carpaccio salad

A beautiful salad made with raw zucchini, sliced carpaccio-thin and topped with olive oil, fresh lemon juice, pine nuts or almonds and a few drops of honey

Cauciuni, sweet Christmas fritters filled with chickpeas

CHICK PEA AND CHOCOLATE DUMPLINGS. Did you know that ancient Romans  - if poor -...

Spinach and ricotta crespelle: savoury crêpes Italian style

I have had friends who wouldn't invite me for dinner because they thought I...