This is a dish that was very famous in the 70’s. Invented by a New York chef in Bologna (IT). You wouldn’t expect this to be a famous dish in Italy, because of the vodka… I lately found this dish … Continue reading Vodka and penne
Another typical autumn dish is pasta with nuts and cheese. In this case, mezzelune with a filling of walnuts, gorgonzola and ricotta. I added the ricotta because some of my friends didn’t like the strong flavor of the gorgonzola. First … Continue reading Mezzelune with walnuts, gorgonzola and ricotta
Peperonata, another Italian classic. Basic but you can tweak it and add some extra ingredients to spice it up. I’ll show you how to make the basic dish and feel free to add some new ingredients yourself, be creative… The … Continue reading Peperonata, a real classic
Fall is a great season. You can find all sorts of “wild” meat in your supermarket or local butcher. One of my favorites is wild boar. I decided to make my own minced meat of wild boar, and make a … Continue reading Ragu of wild boar
So my sister and brother-in-law opened a pizzeria in a small town called As (Belgium). It’s a cosy restaurant with a big oven that runs on gas and wood. This adds extra flavor to the pizza. My sister currently runs the … Continue reading Pizza at Da gli Sticchilini
Minestrone, a soup full of vitamines Now that winter is coming, its a good thing to stock up on some vitamins. And what better way to do it with a good cup of soup. But what is minestrone. It’s a … Continue reading Minestrone, a soup full of vitamins
Sugo della nonna I’m back! Sorry it took a while, but had a really busy couple of months with our newborn son. This new recipe is a tribute to my grandmother. I grew up with this sauce, she made it … Continue reading Sugo della nonna
Let’s make some brodo! Something that i really like making is brodo di pollo (chicken broth). And if you use fresh vegetables, it’s very healthy! Making brodo has a lot of advantages. You can use it for several things: risotto … Continue reading Let’s make some brodo!