year : 2020 14 results

Light Eggplant Caponata Recipe

Light eggplant caponata recipe is a variant of the classic Sicilian caponata. In the traditional recipe, the eggplants are fried then added to the other ingredients while in this version they are cooked in a pan with other vegetables. The result is a dish that recalls the authentic recipe of caponata in its flavors and ingredients but less caloric. The preparation according to the Sicilian recipe is very simple and can also be enriched with other vegetables, such as peppers. So let's ...

Homemade Crusty Italian Bread

Do you want to know how to make homemade crusty Italian bread recipe, with a soft, airy and open crumb and a fragrant crust, just as you would eat it if you were in Italy? Here is the basic bread dough for fast and easy homemade crusty bread. You'll only need 4 ingredients: flour, water, yeast and salt. A bowl to mix everything and a few hours of leavening. We'll show you how to divide the dough into loaves and how to cook them perfectly. The result will surprise you! You will have a ...

Caprese Cake Recipe | Torta Caprese

Caprese cake (Torta Caprese) is a very simple dessert, a cake made with melted dark chocolate, almond flour, sugar, eggs and butter. This cake was born in the Isle of Capri and its great peculiarity is that it's made without flour. It is no coincidence that the Caprese cake recipe, in addition to being one of the treasures of Neapolitan pastry, is also above all one of the first gluten-free cakes that have ever been produced. Caprese Cake has a low thickness, it's crispy on the surface ...

Classic Italian Meatloaf Recipe

Classic Italian Meatloaf is a very tasty and savory dish made of ground meat, eggs and cheese. In Italian it's called Polpettone which means "big meatball". Meatloaf recipe is simple and very fast, the mixture is similar to that of meatballs recipe (hence the name), loved by everyone: mix the ingredients in a bowl, give a cylindrical shape and cook in the oven for about 1 hour. That easy. You can make the version of the classic meatloaf, as in this recipe, or fill it as you like, with ...

Spaghetti Marinara Sauce – Classic Italian Recipe Easy and Tasty

Spaghetti Marinara sauce, a very simple, cheap and quick-to-make recipe: the authentic Italian recipe wants only 4 ingredients: tomatoes, (preferably San Marzano quality but even cherry, cluster or datterino quality), extra virgin olive oil, garlic and oregano. In Italian the word "Marinara" recalls the sea ("mare") and the sailors ("marinai"), so you can think of a dish mainly made of fish. In reality, the sauce is prepared in the same way as the famous Neapolitan pizza called "alla ...

Tomato Focaccia Recipe

Tomato focaccia recipe is very popular in southern Italy, especially in Puglia, Campania and Sicily. The focaccia is made with a simple mixture of "00" flour, water, brewer's yeast and extra virgin olive oil. We seasoned it with red and ripe tomatoes (you can choose between cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes). Finally Tomato focaccia is often flavored with oregano or rosemary to make it even tastier. The flavor of the tomatoes and the softness of the focaccia make it a very appetizing ...

Fried Italian Meatballs Recipe

Fried Italian meatballs are soft and crispy, made with a selection of fine meats ranging from beef, veal to chicken, turkey and pork. Meatballs recipes have their roots in peasant, poor cuisine as it was a smart way to repurpose leftovers: for example the meat leftover from the day before, of a roast chicken, rather than a turkey, mixed with stale bread, milk, eggs. Simple but nutritious foods like other famous Italian dishes such as Chocolate bread cake and the Tuscan Pappa al Pomodoro...

Pesto Genovese | Authentic Italian Basil Pesto

Pesto Genovese is an uncooked cold sauce made only with 7 ingredients: Genovese basil DOP, extra virgin olive oil (Possibly of the Ligurian Riviera), Parmigiano Reggiano (or Grana Padano), Pecorino cheese (Fiore Sardo), pine nuts, garlic and salt. It was born in Liguria, a beautiful region situated in northern Italy. It's one of the sauces most used in our country and nowadays it's famous all over the world. This is the official recipe of the Consorzio Pesto Genovese that is very ...

Easter Cheese Bread | Crescia di Pasqua Recipe

Easter cheese bread is a typical Italian Easter recipe that comes from central Italy. Common in Umbria and Marche, it is also know as Pizza di Pasqua or Crescia . Tradition traces the origin of the recipe to the Monastery of Santa Maria Maddalena in Serra de 'Conti (AN), where there are documentary traces dating back to 1848. The name "Crescia" is due to the strong increase in volume of the dough which, thanks to the leavening,  swells (it.="cresce") even more than twice its original ...

Easter Grain Pie | Pastiera Napoletana Recipe

Italian Easter Grain Pie (or Pastiera Napoletana) is a dessert of the Neapolitan tradition, typical of Easter, made with shortcrust pastry, wheat, ricotta, eggs and with an intense aroma of orange blossom. There are many variations of this delicious grain pie (see below), but we wanted to show you the most traditional Neapolitan version. The pastry is crumbly and elastic and the cream inside is a perfect balance of sweetness and aromas; in addition, lemon and orange are always used to ...