Zabaglione Recipe – The Delicious Italian Yellow Custard

Zabaglione Recipe

Quick Navigation Zabaglione Recipe – Italian Sweet CustardIngredientsInstructionsNotesNutrition Zabaglione is traditionally served with fresh, ripe figs and, in Italy, is known as zabaione or zabajone – the name varies depending on the country. It may have originated in Venice where honey was used instead of sugar, but most likely Piedmont is the Italian region of origin. Some […]

Stuffed Shells Recipe with Ricotta, Prosciutto And Peas

Stuffed Shells with Ricotta Peas and Prosciutto

Quick Navigation Stuffed Shells Recipe with Ricotta, Prosciutto And PeasIngredientsFor the FillingFor the Tomato SauceInstructionsFor the FillingFor the Tomato SauceAssemblingNutrition Prosciutto and peas are meant to go together, there is even a famous pasta sauce that adds cream to these two ingredients. I was in an inventive mood, and instead of making the basic ricotta […]

Garganelli Pasta with Cream, Ham and Peas Recipe

Garganelli Pasta with Cream, Ham and Peas Recipe

Quick Navigation Garganelli Pasta with Cream, Ham & Peas RecipeIngredientsInstructionsNutrition The Italian region of Bologna is the home of fresh and filled pastas. They have the most unique shapes and each pasta shape compliments specific dishes to hold up to the different sauces. Garganelli looks similar to penne but it has a small flap and […]

Strozzapreti Pasta Recipe with Squid and Tomato Sauce

Strozzapreti Pasta with Squid Recipe

Quick Navigation Strozzapreti Pasta with Squid and Tomato RecipeIngredientsInstructionsFor the Squid SauceFor the PastaNotesNutrition Summertime in the Mediterranean brings back so many memories from when I was young. The freshest seafood prepared simply and elegantly. Not a long time ago at the fish market, I saw these beautiful squid and thought about creating a recipe […]

Tortelloni with Spinach and Ricotta Recipe with Butter Sage Sauce

Tortelloni With Ricotta and Spinach Recipe

Quick Navigation Tortelloni Recipe with Spinach and Ricotta FillingIngredientsFOR THE TORTELLONI DOUGHFOR THE FILLINGFOR THE SAUCEInstructionsFOR THE FILLINGFOR THE TORTELLONI DOUGHFOR THE BUTTER SAGE SAUCENutrition This dish is one of the most iconic recipes from Bologna. I was feeling nostalgic and wanted to create a traditional meal from scratch, that took me back to my […]

Pappardelle Pasta with Artichokes and Favas Beans and Prosciutto Recipe

Pappardelle pasta with Artichokes, fava beans and proscitto recipe

Quick Navigation Pappardelle Pasta with Artichokes, Favas Beans and Prosciutto RecipeIngredientsInstructionsNutrition Italians love artichokes. Throughout Italy, there are so many dishes with artichokes and they vary by region. You can find the famous Roman artichokes deliciously prepared in the Jewish Ghetto in Rome and you can find beautiful violet ones in Sicily. Just like in […]

Lobster Ravioli Recipe With Butter Sage Sauce – An Unforgettable Dish!

Lobster Ravioli Recipe With Butter Sage Sauce

Quick Navigation Lobster Ravioli Recipe With Butter Sage SauceIngredientsFOR THE RAVIOLI DOUGHFOR THE FILLINGFOR THE SAUCEInstructionsFOR THE FILLINGFOR THE RAVIOLI DOUGHFOR THE BUTTER SAGE SAUCENutrition Lobster ravioli is my favorite all-time recipe. Any ravioli dish is pretty special, little hand made pasta pillows filled with delicious filling, but when filled with fresh lobster, they become […]

The History of Coffee – Between Myth and Mystery

The History of Coffee - The Beginning

COFFEE LEGENDS AND HISTORY Legend has it that 1,200 years ago, Kaldi, an Abyssinian goatherd, discovered coffee berries in a forest in Ethiopia’s south-western highlands and tasted them. He loved the feel-good effect that followed & took them to a nearby monastery where he gave the head monk a handful of berries & told him about their miraculous effect. The […]

Bistecca alla Fiorentina Recipe (Florentine Steak)

Tasty Florentine Steak - Bistecca alla fiorentina recipe

Quick Navigation Bistecca Alla Fiorentina Recipe (Florentine Steak)IngredientsInstructionsPREPARE THE GRILLPREPARE THE STEAKCOOK THE BISTECCA ALLA FIORENTINANotesNutrition I have been to Tuscany several times during my childhood. However, I don’t remember much about those trips, but each time I’m Florence I remember a particular meal I had with my parents. Because it was an outstanding piece […]

The 10 Most Authentic Italian Street Food Markets

Italian Food Street Markets

Quick Navigation PALERMO – BALLARÒBOLOGNA – MERCATO DI MEZZOGENOVA – MERCATO ORIENTALEROMA – CAMPO DE’ FIORITORINO – PORTA PALAZZOFIRENZE – MERCATO NUOVOLUCCA – MERCATO ANTIQUARIONAPOLI – SAN GREGORIO ARMENOVENEZIA – MERCATO DI RIALTOCATANIA – MERCATO LA PESCHERIA Street markets all over the world have always been that one place where locals gather to share life and […]

Bucatini all Amatriciana Sauce Recipe – The Real Deal

Bucatini amatriciana sauce recipe

Quick Navigation Bucatini all Amatriciana Sauce RecipeIngredientsInstructionsNutrition A classic   Roman recipe, a first dish representation and celebration of Italian cuisine based on bucatini, tomato, guanciale and pecorino cheese. The interpretations of the original recipe are varied but mainly involve different proportions between these four main ingredients. Pasta all’amatriciana is simple to make, delicious and easy […]

Olive alla Ascolana History and Recipe – Stuffed and Fried Ascolana Olives

Olive all Ascolana Stuffed and Fried Olives

Quick Navigation ASCOLANA OLIVES THROUGH THE AGESTHE ORIGIN OF THE FILLINGASCOLAN OLIVES IN THE MAKINGTHE MARKETING OF THE ASCOLANA OLIVESTHE RECIPE OF THE ASCOLAN OLIVESOlive alla Ascolana Recipe – Stuffed Fried OlivesIngredientsFor breadingInstructionsNotesNutrition A crisp golden sphere, whose core is made of a tasty olive covered with a shell of meat and scents.   The […]

10 Traditional Calabrian Dishes You Do Not Know About

10 Traditional Calabrian Dishes You Do Not Know About

Quick Navigation LAGANE E CICIARI ARA CUSENTINAPASTA E PATATE (PASTA AND POTATOES) ARA TIJEDDRAMACCHERONI COL FERRETTO (UNDERWIRE MACARONI)LICURDIA FRITTOLE AND CURCUCIMAZZACORDE ALLA COSENTINAPESCE SPADASTOCCAFISSO ALLA MAMMOLESEGELATO ALLA CREMA REGGINAMOSTACCIOLI COOKIES Ask anyone passionate about Calabrian food, what color springs to mind, and almost without fail the answer will be red. Bright and voracious red is […]

Minestrone alla Napoletana Recipe – Zuppa Napoletana

Minestrone alla napoletana recipe

Quick Navigation Minestrone alla NapoletanaIngredientsTo ServeInstructionsNotesNutrition If you are looking for a soup recipe different than the most traditional Italian minestrone, then this recipe is right for you. Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Minestrone alla Napoletana A very healthy soup made with fresh vegetables perfect for the winter. Prep Time15 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 […]