Sicilian Almond Cookies Original Recipe
Sicilian Almond Cookies are a famous local dessert typical of Sicily. Soft and tasty, they are fast to make (and to eat...). They are also known as marzipan or almond pastries and are a gluten-free dessert.
This recipe is without flour. You need 4 ingredients: peeled almonds, sugar, egg whites and vanilla extract.
In some Sicilian Almond Cookies recipes you can find candied orange peel, pureed and added to the mixture (about 50g), and a little honey. We think this recipe is faster ...
Pasta with Eggplant and Swordfish | Paccheri Recipe
Pasta with eggplant and swordfish is a first dish that reminds the fragrances and flavors of Sicily, a magnificent land where there are the finest ingredients and fresh fish.
Pasta with eggplant and swordfish is a very hearty dish, nutritious and complete. For this reason, it can be considered a single course.
Eggplant and swordfish are classic ingredients of Sicilian cuisine. You can use penne or sedanini pasta. We used Paccheri, a typical pasta of the Neapolitan tradition, that are ...
Potato Gnocchi with Arugula Pesto and Gorgonzola Cheese
Today we made a recipe with gorgonzola cheese, an ingredient that we love: Potato Gnocchi with Arugula Pesto and Gorgonzola Cheese.
Potato Gnocchi is a preparation made with mashed potatoes, eggs and flour, boiled and served in many different ways. In this recipe I explain briefly how to make potato gnocchi but for the full recipe click here.
Arugula pesto is a very delicate and rich sauce, quick to make and perfect to season pasta and gnocchi.
We chose sweet gorgonzola cheese, ...
Red Potatoes and Green Apples Recipe. Color and flavor!
The combination red potatoes and green apples, makes this recipe very tasty and original, suitable as a side dish for meat or roasted fish. The acidity of green apples lightens and refreshes fat dishes, such as roast pork or salmon. This side dish can also be enjoyed cold during summer like a salad. Red potatoes and green apples is a delicious vegetarian recipe!
The small red potatoes are a variety that has got a very compact flesh. They should be cooked with their skin, in the oven or in a ...
Pork Loin Braised in Milk Italian Recipe
Pork Loin Braised in Milk is a very common dish in northern Italy, Emilia Romagna and Lombardy in special way. During winter season, Pork Loin Braised in Milk is the typical dish of Sundays or festivities.
Braised pork loin usually iscooked in different ways: with wine, lemon, marsala or mustard. But Pork Loin Braised in Milk remains our favorite. Milk softens the pork meat and makes a tasty, light sauce. More over, onion and garlic acidity help curd formation, which is the most import...
Panna Cotta Recipe | How to Make Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce
Panna Cotta is a classic pudding, suitable for any season. There are many variants based on tastes and seasons.
In Panna Cotta recipe come together the delicacy of cream and the exotic sweetness of vanilla. For this reason the choice of ingredients is essential, such as high quality fresh cream and natural vanilla bean.
Quick and easy to make, Panna Cotta recipe is great as a mid-afternoon snack or as a dessert after a meal.
Panna Cotta can be served with seasonal fruits, delicious ...
Baked Chicken with Bread Crumbs and Caciocavallo Cheese
Baked Chicken with Bread Crumbs and Caciocavallo Cheese is a Sicilian recipe. In the Sicilian culinary tradition bread crumbs are used in many ways. In fact it's an essential ingredient for many Sicilian dishes such as Pasta with Sardines (Pasta con le Sarde), Pasta with Broccoli (Pasta con i Broccoli in Tegame) or Sarde a Beccafico.
Caciocavallo cheese is a typical product of Italian southern regions: it's a hard cheese made of spun paste, round in shape, produced with very fat cow's milk, ...
Pappa al Pomodoro Recipe | Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup
Pappa al Pomodoro is one of the most traditional and ancient Tuscan soup. Pappa al Pomodoro is a simple and tasty recipe. Do you like Pappa al Pomodoro? Then you need few simple ingredients: tomato passata, stale bread and extra virgin olive oil, but their quality must be excellent!
In Tuscany, the tomatoes used to make tomato passata for this recipe are called Pisanelli or Costoluti, but san Marzano tomatoes are also good.
The traditional Pappa al Pomodoro requires Tuscan unsalted bread, ...
Saffron Spaghetti Cooked Risotto-Style
Have you ever tried Saffron Spaghetti? It's a a very simple and flavourful dish. But did you know that pasta can be cooked directly in the pan with the sauce? This cooking method in Italy is called pasta risottata that is pasta cooked risotto-style. It refers to the method of cooking risotto recipe. If you want to know more click here and follow our recipes of Italian risotto.
Pasta cooked risotto-style is such an easy method of cooking that even a simple tomato pasta becomes a really tasty ...