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!
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
Pasta al forno with broccoli and ricotta All credits to my girlfriend for this recipe. A very simple and fast dish with very few ingredients: broccoli 200 gr coarsely chopped minced meat (i use the one used in Italian sausages) dried chilly … Continue reading Pasta al forno with broccoli and ricotta
Spaghetti broccoli, fast and simple! Something you can make if you don’t have the time to cook is spaghetti broccoli. In spite of the other recipes on my blog, this is not one of my grandmothers. It’s a recipe that we got … Continue reading Spaghetti broccoli, fast and simple!
Risotto with salsiccia and peas Who can say no to a nice plate of risotto… I love it!! The key to a nice risotto, is a good broth (see my post about brodo). The broth defines the taste and … Continue reading Risotto with salsiccia and peas