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 […]

Skillet Chicken Puttanesca Recipe [Pollo alla Puttanesca]

Skillet Chicken Puttanesca Recipe

Quick Navigation Chicken Puttanesca – Pollo alla PuttanescaIngredientsFOR THE CHICKENFOR THE PUTTANESCA SAUCEInstructionsNutrition This simple chicken dinner comes together quickly despite the fact that the flavorful sauce is made from scratch. In fact, it’s as simple as browning the chicken, mixing a few ingredients, and throwing the whole skillet in the oven to bake while […]

Lupini Beans: How to Cook and Eat This Rich in Proteins Ingredient

Lupini Beans ready to be served

Quick Navigation What are Lupini beans?Are Lupini beans healthy?How to prepare Lupini?How to prepare Lupini Beans in its brineIngredientsFor the rinsing and soakingFor the brineInstructionsWashing and cookingSoakingPreparation of the brineNotesNutrition What are Lupini beans? Lupini beans are the seeds of the Lupinus albus, a plant belonging to the Leguminous family.  It grows up to one […]

Caponata Recipe – The Best Sicilian Eggplant Appetizer

Sicilian Caponata Eggplant Appetizer

Quick Navigation What is Caponata?A Little Bit of History of This Eggplant AppetizerVariations of the DishSicilian Caponata Recipe – Italian Eggplant AppetizerIngredientsInstructionsNutrition Caponata is a Sicilian appetizer made from eggplant. Since eggplant season is almost over, I decided to share with you Nonna Sara’s recipe. Throughout Sicily, there are countless variations of Caponata. Some use […]

Roman Style Chicken Recipe | Pollo alla Romana con Peperoni

Roman Chicken - Pollo alla Romana

Quick Navigation Roman Chicken – Pollo alla RomanaIngredientsInstructionsNutrition Pollo alla Romana, or Roman chicken, is a wonderful, savory dish made with braised chicken and roasted peppers. A spice rub mixture of rosemary, sage, and oregano add extra flavor to the chicken itself, while tomato sauce, garlic, and white wine make up a mouth-watering sauce. This […]

Calamarata Pasta with Zucchini, Calamari and Tuna Bottarga Recipe

Calamarata pasta con zucchine bottarga e calamari

Quick Navigation Calamarata pasta with tuna bottarga, zucchini and calamariIngredientsInstructionsNutrition The calamarata pasta with bottarga, zucchini and calamari is an inviting and delicious pasta dish. Easy and quick recipe to prepare, the result is very tasty and suitable for any occasion. The delicate flavors of zucchini and calamari are enlivened by the presence of tuna […]