Most Italians have some sort of olive oil with some chili in it as a hot sauce. Last year I tried a new sort of hot sauce. It has a lot of flavor and you can make it as hot … Continue reading Italian hot sauce!
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
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
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
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
Sauce for lasagna One of my favorite dishes is lasagna (in the Marche it’s called Vincisgrassi), and specially the sauce in it. I actually make two sauces for my lasagna. One is a tomato based and the other one is … Continue reading Sauce for lasagna (Vincisgrassi)