Pasta alla Norma Recipe

Pasta alla norma recipe

One of the most well-loved Sicilian pasta dishes has a strange nickname, Norma. Why is it called Pasta alla Norma? No, it’s not named for an old Italian nonna, rather it’s believed to have been renamed after one of the tragic operas by Vincenzo Bellini with the same name. They say that a Catanian (someone […]

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

tomato basil soup recipe

Tangy, creamy, and nostalgic. Heirloom tomatoes kick this tomato basil soup recipe up a notch by adding layers of amazing flavor. The cream and balsamic vinegar add even more layers of flavor and a few basil leaves add a sweet, fresh twist. As far back as I can remember, tomato soup has found itself poured […]

Penne all’Arrabbiata Recipe

The “angry” pasta (arrabbiata translates to angry) from Lazio is one of the traditional favorites around Italy, and the rest of the world. Although it seems very simple, basically tomatoes and chili peppers, it is a classic that still needs a bit of attention to perfect. Let’s start by discussing the different components that are […]

Spaghetti alle Vongole Recipe

Seafood pasta with clams Spaghetti alle Vongole on white wooden background

What in the world is Spaghetti alle Vongole? It turns out, it is a delicious pasta dish made with clams, and it is a part of traditional Neapolitan cuisine. There are loads of Neapolitan dishes that are based around fresh seafood, but some stand out amongst the others. Spaghetti alle Vongole (Spaghetti with Clams) is […]

Eggplant and Herb Lasagna

Eggplant Lasagna recipe with herb

Earthy, Full of Flavor, and filling. This vegetarian dinner is packed with flavor and loaded with nutrients, and the best part is it’s delicious. I love lasagna. I always have and I always will. However, that lasagna I typically love is loaded with meat. Today I decided to a try a vegetarian version. Don’t worry though; […]

Penne alla Vodka

penne alla vodka recipe

One of the most popular Italian dishes of the 1980s is coming back with a vengeance. Popular at all times of the year, it is especially enjoyed in the Winter; the rich creaminess warms you up, and the bright tomato flavors help you think of Spring. Although it is a fairly simple dish, Penne alla […]

How to Make Italian Lemon Semifreddo Recipe

a perfect Lemon Semifreddo recipe whipped with heavy cream

Lemon semifreddo is one of the lightest, most refreshing desserts out there. Its delicate texture and robust flavor is one that cannot be matched! While it may seem like making such a perfect dessert would be challenging, it is in fact, quite simple as long as you follow the directions carefully. This recipe will enable […]

Easy Eggplant Parmigiana Casserole Recipe

easy parmigiana recipe casserole

Eggplant parmigiana is a classic dish that almost everyone has tried once or twice. It is a delicious, meat-free dinner option with a long history rooted in Italian culture. While you may think that eggplant parmigiana seems like a complicated dish, but it is quite simple. We’ll share with you a beautiful, easy and very […]

Mushroom Lasagna Recipe – A Vegetable Lasagna

mushroom lasagna recipe

Lasagna and pizza are probably the most famous Italian imports, but are usually not translated authentically.Just as there is no pepperoni on pizza in Italy, there is no ricotta cheese in lasagna either. The entire city of Bologna would riot if you brought them a lasagna with ricotta in it. They take their pastas extremely seriously and […]