Dairy free

Sicilian orange, black olives and fennel salad

A delightful fennel and orange salad with black olives, bursting with Mediterranean flavors. The recipe features crisp, thinly sliced fennel ribbons, paired harmoniously with juicy orange wedges and savory olives.

Friggitelli spring peppers

I am a seasonal-vore. I have developed an aversion for foods that are grown...

Pasta with puttanesca sauce

PUTTANESCA aka THE WHORE'S SAUCE. With a name like this you can only expect...

Stuffed Roast Turkey Porchetta Style

Boneless Turkey leg, rolled with guanciale or pancetta, herbs, juniper berries and garlic, and...

White cannellini beans and rainbow chard with roast sausages

An easy sausage and white cannellini bean casserole that can be prepared in 45 minutes or less. Add a healthy dose of steamed greens for extra color and texture.

Succulent thyme, lemon and garlic roasted beef

"RESTED" THYME AND GARLIC ROAST BEEF. This is definitely not a traditional Italian recipe....

Hazelnut biscotti

The recipe for these cookies  is from my friend Luana who has given it...

Bandiera, an Italian vegetable stir fry

This is my mum's version of the Provençal ratatouille. A dish like this one...

Italian style peas and ham

PEAS AND HAM.  Spring brings wonderful ingredients, fresh peas, asparagus, broad beans, strawberries. It...

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