year : 2017 31 results

Vegetarian Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes | Lasagne alla Ligure

If there is a dish of Italian tradition that everyone loves, this is lasagna.   Classic Bolognese lasagna recipe needs egg pasta, Bolognese ragu and bechamel sauce. Lasagna original recipe wants Parmigiano cheese, in order to give even more flavor. It's a rich and unique dish, perfect for Sunday lunches with your family. But we can make a very special lasagna, rich and tasty with typical Ligurian flavors. In this recipe you'll find out how to make vegetarian lasagna with pesto, ...

Smoked Salmon Carbonara | Recipe Spaghetti Carbonara with Salmon

Smoked Salmon Carbonara is a very easy-to-make recipe. This salmon pasta recipe is for lovers of fish and Mediterranean flavors. I think you all know that Spaghetti alla Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish made with eggs, parmesan cheese, pecorino romano cheese, guanciale and black pepper. In my version of salmon carbonara I wanted to prepare spaghetti carbonara with smoked salmon instead of guanciale. I also added a little of orange zest and its juice and oregano, to give the dish more ...

Stuffed Veal Breast Recipe

Stuffed Veal Breast  is a traditional dish of the Northern Italian cuisine. We usually cook this tasty stuffed meat on Sunday or during the festivities. There are many variations of Stuffed Veal Breast depending on the Italian regions. For example, it's a very popular dish in Piedmont, where it's often stuffed with the Langhe hazelnuts. In Emilia Romagna  is called Picaja, and very famous is the Ligurian version called Cima alla Genovese, that is not cooked into the oven but boiled. ...

Italian Deviled Eggs with Pesto Genovese and Tomato Sauce

Italian Deviled Eggs are known in our country as stuffed eggs (uova ripiene), usually served cold as a side dish, appetizer or a main course, often for holidays or parties. In Italy, Easter is the perfect occasion to eat Italian Deviled Eggs, usually as a starter of Easter lunch. It's a very easy and quick-to-make dish. Italian Deviled Eggs can be filled with different ingredients, according to taste and, more important, depending on what you have in the refrigerator! In this recipe we ...

Vegetarian Easter Pie | Traditional Italian Torta Pasqualina

Italian Vegetarian Easter Pie or Torta Pasqualina has very ancient origins (its existence is attested in the fifteenth century). It's a famous Ligurian specialty, in particular of the Genoa area. Italian Easter Pie is called Torta Pasqualina because people used (and use) to prepare and eat it especially at Easter (It: Pasqua). Vegetarian Easter Pie is also made with artichokes or spinach, but the traditional Italian Pasqualina Pie is only made with chards. During Easter in fact artichokes ...

Chocolate Salami | Salame di Cioccolato

Chocolate salami is a delicious dessert that, in many regions, Italian families eat during winter lazy Sundays or as afternoon snack for children (they love it!), or as a dessert after a lunch with an excellent espresso. Along with chocolate cake, Chocolate Salami is one of the most popular desserts. It has the advantage to be uncooked but it must be kept in the refrigerator. In fact this famous Italian dessert is made with raw eggs like Tiramisu. The traditional Italian recipe of ...

Vegetarian Carbonara | Easy Veggie Recipe

Vegetarian Carbonara is a pasta recipe made like traditional spaghetti carbonara but with vegetables in place of guanciale. In this easy vegetarian recipe we used onion, zucchini and carrots, but you can choose the vegetables you prefer, like peppers, green peas or mushrooms. Vegetarian Carbonara recipe is similar to the classic Carbonara, made with eggs and Pecorino Romano cheese, but it's ideal for those who don't eat meat. If you have seasonal vegetables it's even better. Veget...

Cream of Cauliflower with Salt Cod

Cream of Cauliflower with Salt Cod is a complete tasty dish made with cauliflower, salt cod, shallot and milk. Cauliflower is a typical vegetable of the winter season. You can make many dishes with it such as meatballs with cauliflower, pasta with cauliflower au gratin, fried cauliflower batter or, as in the case of this recipe, a creamy and velvety cauliflower soup. Cream of Cauliflower is an appetizing and nutritious dish. It's creamy and delicious, but, more important, it's an easy ...

Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes

Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes (Baccalà Mantecato con Patate) is a very tasty and simple dish. It's a typical recipe of traditional Ligurian cuisine, in particular of the geographical area of Imperia. In Italy you can taste creamed salt cod in every restaurant near Imperia area as an hors d'oeuvre or as a main course. Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes recipe has very ancient origins. For many years it was the main dish of Ligurian sailors who spent long periods on seas. The reason was ...

Chocolate Bread Cake

Chocolate bread cake made with a few simple ingredients and low fat, is perfect for a healthy breakfast or for a tasty snack. You have some stale bread and you don't know what to do with it? There are really many ways to reuse leftover bread and not waste it! For example you can let it harden and then make the bread crumbs useful for breading or for gratin dishes (for example Veal Cutlet Milanese or Tomato Gratin ). Or you can soften it with water or milk and add it to vegetables or ...