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
I’ve already shown you how to make and fry polpette. In this post I’ll show you how to make my version of spaghetti meatballs. It’s a realy simple recipe. For the sauce you’ll need the following ingredients (4 portions): 2 … Continue reading Spaghetti meatballs
Sunny days, some rain, damp mornings, …. The perfect circumstances for porcini to grow. Just need to find a spot in the woods where they grow. Every porcini “hunter” has his own spots, and they won’t tell you where the … Continue reading It’s that time of the year… Porcini!
Last week I was searching the web for new recipes and found this beauty… Spaghetti mari e monti (sea and mountains). You combine the best of the sea and mountains. This is a traditional recipe from Le Marche. Here are … Continue reading Spaghetti mari e monti
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
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