Dairy free

Bandiera, an Italian vegetable stir fry

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

Olive oil and wine ciambelline cookies

This is an easy recipe for ring shaped cookies named "ciambelline" in Italian These crunchy cookies are perfect for dipping in wine or tea after a meal. As the dough has no egg or butter they are also vegan and dairy free. Make them with wholewheat flour for an additional healthy touch!

Panzanella tomato and bread salad

If you ask a food writer who is worth her(his) salt what “authentic” Italian...

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.

Roasted rosemary mushroom parcels

After having been involved with teaching and thinking about food for over than 10...

Pork saltimbocca with guanciale and grapes

After a fairly wet spring and a blazing hot summer, Italian wine-makers have high...

Tuscan beef peposo stew

This is a guest blog post from my dear friend Gloria, an eclectic, ironic and...

Umbrian style chicken alla cacciatora in bianco (no tomato)

This recipe for Umbrian style chicken alla cacciatora (hunter-style) has been published in the New York Times and was listed among the most popular chicken recipes of the year 2016.

Friggitelli spring peppers

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

Stuffed Roast Turkey Porchetta Style

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