Pan-Fried Gnocchi with Butter & Basil

Pan fried gnocchi recipe with butter and basil

Frying gnocchi is an unnecessary step, but it adds a nice golden color and deepens the flavor of the gnocchi. Fresh basil and grated pecorino Romano further add to the excellent taste of this comforting dish. Whether you start with a pile of potatoes or a packet of pre-made gnocchi, the result will be warm, […]

The Ultimate List Of Types of Pasta

List of Italian pasta shapes FB

Pasta–who doesn’t love it? When many of us think of pasta, we typically think of the more popular styles such as spaghetti, penne or linguine, but there are actually dozens of different types of pasta, each with their own special flavor profile, culinary application and even regional origin. But how did pasta actually came to […]

Authentic Baked Ziti Recipe

Baked Ziti Recipe

  Print Recipe 4.65 from 17 votes Baked Ziti – Ziti al Forno This baked ziti (ziti al forno) recipe is a delicious way to cook and enjoy pasta. Prep Time20 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr Course: Casserole, PrimoCuisine: Italian-americanKeyword: bazed ziti, ziti al forno Servings: 8 people Calories: 716kcal Author: Nonna Box Ingredients1/4 cup […]

Traditional Veal Saltimbocca Recipe

Veal Saltimbocca - Saltimbocca alla romana

What is Veal Saltimbocca? Meaning literally “to jump in mouth,” saltimbocca is an iconic Roman dish traditionally made with veal, prosciutto, and fresh sage leaves in a delicate white wine and butter sauce. With a short ingredient list, traditional veal saltimbocca—also called veal scaloppine or saltimbocca alla Romana—is remarkably simple to make. Modern variations include […]

Authentic Cavatelli and Broccoli Recipe

Sauteed cavatelli and broccoli is easy to make and perfect for vegetarians.

When you mention pasta, what usually comes to mind for many people is Italian cuisine. As a matter fact, pasta has always been associated with Italy and Italian cooking. To be fair, pasta did originally come from Ancient Rome. Although many historians believe Arabs were the ones who introduced the cultivation of durum wheat centuries ago to […]

Authentic Italian Pizza Dough Recipe

The real neapolitan Pizza Margherita

We talk all the time about how great homemade food is, not just because we consider cooking to be a relaxing and satisfying experience, but because it’s so much more budget-friendly than going out and spilling all your money at a fancy restaurant. Plus, it never hurts getting compliments from your friends and family–they’ll be […]

Authentic Pasta Al Pomodoro Recipe

Pasta al pomodoro recipe

A great example of authentic Italian cuisine is pasta in tomato-based sauce. In this article, we shall be looking into a Pasta Al Pomodoro recipe. It is simple to make and only requires basic ingredients. But before we get to the scrumptious part, let us first discuss some basic factoids, shall we? Print Recipe 5 […]

Authentic Italian Sfogliatelle Recipe

Authentic Italian Sfogliatelle recipe

If you have visited the Campania region, then you must have encountered this curious-looking puff pastries called sfogliatelle. And yep, that’s not a typo, no matter how the spellcheck may tell you otherwise. That is really how it’s spelled. As for how you pronounce it, you read it as sfol-ya-tel-le. And what is it exactly? […]

Authentic Italian Struffoli Recipe

Authentic Struffoli Recipe

There’s no denying that Italian cuisine is among the most popular in the world. Many international chefs have certainly mentioned that often enough. And the number of Italian restaurants you can find in every major city is a glaring testimony to that.   But more than all the scrumptious pastas, yummy pizzas, and hearty soups […]

An Easy and Delicious Cioppino Recipe

Cioppino

Considered mainly as an Italian-American variant of the many fish and seafood stews in Italian cuisine, cioppino is also quite a popular dish for the holiday season, especially the Feast of the Seven Fishes. This is probably because you can combine several fish and seafood in the dish, shortening the quota for the number of […]

How to Make Calamari Ripieni? | Italian Stuffed Calamari Recipe

Calamari Ripieni

Calamari Ripieni is traditional dish is typically from the autonomous island-region of Sicily. There are also some versions of this in Calabria and Puglia. This recipe, however, is the version from Sicily. Calamari ripieni is basically stuffed squid. The filling/stuffing, however, can be made of different ingredients, which usually includes the squid tentacles that are chopped or […]