lasagna bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese Recipe | Lasagne alla Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese is a classic baked dish typical of Italian cuisine, in particular from Emilia Romagna and specifically from Bologna city. Which is why it’s called Lasagne alla Bolognese. Made with fresh egg pasta, in the shape of rectangles called “Lasagna”. First you lay them in a lasagna pan then cover with meat sauce (Bolognese), …

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Pasta Frolla Recipe | Italian Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Pasta Frolla (sweet shortcrust pastry) is an Italian pastry dough, a basic recipe made with flour, butter, eggs, sugar and some flavorings. With pasta frolla you can make tarts, biscuits, mignon and pastry treats of all kinds! After a short processing and resting in the fridge, you can bake it in the oven where it …

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italian apple cake

Italian Apple Cake Recipe. Light and Easy

Apple Cake is a classic dessert of Italian cuisine made with a few genuine and simple ingredients such as apples, lemon, butter, eggs, sugar and flour. This is an easy-to-make recipe, perfect for a quick and sweet snack, for a healthy breakfast or for dessert. Italian apple cake is certainly the most loved and known …

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tortelli di carnevale

Tortelli di Carnevale Milanesi | Italian Fried Dough Balls

Tortelli di Carnevale are delicious and fluffy fried dough balls coated with sugar. These typical Italian Carnival doughnuts are called Tortelli in Milan and central Italy, Castagnole in Emilia Romagna and Friuli Venezia Giulia, while in Venezia they are called Frìtole. These Italian fried dough balls are similar but not the same: the dough varies …

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authentic tuscan pappa al pomodoro recipe

Pappa al Pomodoro Recipe | Tuscan Tomato Bread Soup

Pappa al Pomodoro or Tuscan bread and tomato soup, is one of the most famous dishes of Tuscan cuisine. Pappa al Pomodoro is a delicious, easy and quick-to-make preparation made with stale bread and tomatoes. Enjoy it in winter as a hot soup or in summer as a cold first course. Tomato passata and stale …

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bolognese sauce

Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Bolognese Sauce (Ragù alla Bolognese) is a meat pasta sauce that usually seasones fresh pasta or polenta. The Italian word “ragù” comes from the French “ragôuter” which can be translated as “awaken the appetite”. The word “Bolognese” comes from Bologna, a city in Emilia Romagna region. Widespread throughout Emilia Romagna, not only in Bologna, it …

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chiacchiere recipe

Chiacchiere Recipe | Italian Carnival Fried Cookies

Chiacchiere recipe is for sure the most famous Italian dessert for Carnival. Chiacchiere are delicious carnival fritters: thin crunchy rectangular sheets, first fried then sprinkled with icing sugar. Making Chiacchiere recipe is quite easy: you start by mixing flour, eggs, butter, sugar, lemon zest and your favorite liqueur. From this dough you get the famous …

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passatelli recipe

How to Make Homemade Passatelli

Passatelli is a traditional Italian dish made with stale bread (for breadcrumbs), Parmigiano Reggiano, eggs and lemon zest. They have a wrinkled appearance and a cylindrical shape, of about 8 cm in length (about 3 inch) and 5 mm in diameter (about 0,20 inch). Passatelli recipe is from Emilia Romagna region and Marche region, in …

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spaghetti aglio e olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti aglio e olio with red hot pepper is a tasty simple dish, easy and quick to make. It’s also cheap and affordable, with ingredients that we always have in the pantry: garlic, extra virgin olive oil and red pepper. It’s the dish that everyone appreciates and synonymous of conviviality. Spaghetti aglio e olio is …

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gnudi recipe

Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi Recipe

Gnudi recipe is an Italian dish that can be a greedy alternative to the classic potato gnocchi recipe. They are a sort of small dumpling made with ricotta cheese and chopped spinach. Ricotta makes them pillowy soft, delicate and irresistible. The recipe of gnudi is one of the most typical dishes of Tuscany, a classic …

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