month : 04/2020 6 results

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 ...

Bolognese Sauce Recipe | The Authentic Ragù alla Bolognese

Bolognese sauce (Ragù alla Bolognese) is a famous sauce of Emilia Romagna, made with ground meat, soffritto and tomato passata. It can be cooked in different ways; all depends on the choice of the meat, that affects the cooking timing. There is an official recipe for Bolognese sauce: in 1982, the Academia Italiana della Cucina officially registered the recipe with the Bologna Chamber of Commerce. They suggest using a rather fatty cut of meat called "cartella", located between the belly ...