year : 2016 29 results

Caprese Cake recipe | Torta Caprese

Caprese Cake (Torta Caprese) is a typical dessert of the Neapolitan tradition. In the original recipe, the main ingredients are: dark chocolate and almonds. This is my special recipe. For those who love dark chocolate strong taste. Caprese Cake is gluten-free Caprese Cake has a low thickness, it's crispy on the surface but soft and slightly moist inside. Try this recipe and taste this special italian chocolate cake with strawberries, vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, according to ...

Corn Fusilli with Lettuce Pesto and Pistachios

Corn Fusilli with Lettuce Pesto and Pistachios recipe is made with a type of pasta that in Italy we call Fusilli. These spirals are very popular in our country: the short and dense twists catch and hold onto every type of sauce. In this recipe we used corn fusilli; they are perfect for those who might have gluten allergy. In fact, corn fusilli are agluten-free pasta. Try this recipe and you will not feel the difference between this sort of pasta and the traditional one. Do you like ...

Arugula Pesto Recipe

Arugula pesto is a sauce that we use to flavor all kinds of pasta: spaghetti, tagliatelle, rigatoni and even gnocchi. We used this recipe to make Potato gnocchi with gorgonzola. Delicious! Arugula pesto is typically slightly bitter than others pesto sauces, such as basil pesto (Pesto Genovese). On the other hand, we know that rocket salad is bitter. But using walnuts, the bitterish taste feels very little. You can use other types of dried fruits, such as almonds, hazelnuts or pine nuts. ...

Basic Tomato Sauce Recipe with Fresh Tomatoes

Basic Tomato Sauce Recipe is simple, tasty and easy to make. You can use it for seasoning pasta or in addition to other ingredients, in recipes such as Eggplant Parmigiana or deviled eggs, for example. Basic Tomato Sauce recipe needs, has main ingredient, red ripe tomatoes, such as perino tomatoes (San Marzano type), pizzutello, datterino, cherry tomatoes or cluster tomatoes. You have to remove their skin and seeds to make a passata, that is a basic sauce made only with crushed tomato...

Calamari Stew with Tomatoes and Garlic Bruschetta

Calamari Stew with Tomatoes and Garlic Bruschetta is a fast and easy Italian recipe, a second dish very agreeable and light. For those who love calamari recipes, this dish is a guarantee of success. Enjoy calamari with an aromatic and tasty sauce and with some crisp slices of garlic toasted bread. Calamari Stew with Tomatoes is a  typical dish of Mediterranean cuisine and of the classic Italian tradition. It's a versatile dish; it can be a starter or a second dish, it can also be a ...

Grapes Dipped in Gorgonzola and Pistachios

Are you thinking to give a party with friends and impress your guests? Have you thought to prepare the usual grape salad? Have you ever thought to offer grapes with cheese? Well, Grapes Dipped in Gorgonzola and Pistachios is the recipe for you! Gorgonzola is an Italian cheese with a strong and intense flavor that goes very well with the sweet and crisp taste of grapes. Why Pistachios? I found other similar recipes made with walnuts or nuts. Pistachios, besides being very tasty and ...

Ossobuco with Gremolata Milanese Recipe

Ossobuco with Gremolata Milanese, as the name suggests, is a typical dish of the city of Milan. Osso buco (for Milanese dialect Oss Buss, litteraly holed bone) means veal or beef sliced shank. It's about 2/3 cm high, at the center has a bone with marrow and around it a very tasty meat. The original recipe of Ossobuco with  Gremolata  Milanese is made without tomato. This vegetable, that in 1700 had already spread in many Italian regions (particularly in the south of Italy), has long ...

Risotto with Gorgonzola, Pear and Walnuts

Risotto with Gorgonzola, Pear and Walnuts is a delicious and tasty first course, perfect if served on special occasions. The strong taste of gorgonzola cheese is softened by the sweet and juicy pear flavour and enriched with crunchy chopped walnuts. It's a creamy, delicate risotto. The fruit we used is Williams pear, but you can use the quality of the season, if you prefer. About gorgonzola, chose the sweet quality because it's a perfect match with the pear sweetness. If you have not ...

Sea Bass Fillets with Zucchini and Potatoes

Sea Bass Fillets with Potatoes and Zucchini recipe at first glance looks like a lasagna. In fact, this recipe is made from layers of sea bass fillets, zucchini and potatoes (cut into thin slices) but WITHOUT fresh homemade pasta. Sea Bass Fillets with Zucchini and Potatoes is a very easy and quick recipe. It can be prepared the day before, in case of parties or dinners with guests, because it's delicious both hot freshly baked, or served at room temperature. And now find out all the ...

Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter

Pumpkin ravioli (Tortelli o Ravioli di Zucca) is a traditional dish of Lombardy, a region in northern Italy. In particular they are famous in the city of Mantua (Mantova). Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe is very ancient. The original recipe dates back to the Renaissance, when Gonzaga family ruled Mantua. Nowadays Pumpkin Ravioli recipe can be tasted in the whole Lombardy, throughout fall season. But in Mantua you can taste it also during Christmas time because it's the official Christmas' Eve ...