Something that is typically Italian is pizza al taglio. It’s more a fast lunch or a quick snack. On every corner you’ll see a shop that sells them with all sort of toppings you can choose from. Now that winter … Continue reading Pizza al taglio
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
Everybody loves a shot of limoncello! But how cool would it be to show off to your friends with a homemade batch of limoncello? It’s not that difficult to make, but it takes some patience. You need to do it … Continue reading Make your own Limoncello!
Frittelle, brings back memories. My nonna making them in the kitchen and me trying them as soon as they were ready… So simple but so good as appetizer. You can make frittelle with all sorts of vegetables, but my favorite … Continue reading Frittelle di zucca, a super appetizer!
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
A real Italian classic is “gnocchi”. It’s also one of my favorite things to eat. It requires some work but it’s all worth it… But first you need to make a good sauce to accompany your gnocchi. Since you already have … Continue reading Gnocchi con sugo di salsiccia
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
Pizza! Let’s make some pizza. I’ve searched all over the internet to get a really good recipe for the pizza dough. After trying several, i finally found the one i really liked. It’s from a recipe for the real pizza … Continue reading Pizza!
Lazy Monday lasagna The best thing about lasagna is the leftovers for the day after. I don’t like to heat the whole thing up in the microwave oven. I prefer to heat it back up in a saucepan. It’s … Continue reading Lazy Monday lasagna
Lasagna, the best Sunday family lunch/dinner What greater feeling then when you wake up on a Sunday morning with the smell of homemade lasagna in the oven… For me it brings back childhood memories. For our family it was Sunday … Continue reading Lasagna, the best Sunday family lunch/dinner