Trofie al pesto

Trofie al Pesto

Trofie al pesto is one of the many Italian pasta dishes known all over the world. It’s one of the most famous dish of traditional Ligurian cuisine, made with basil pesto and trofie pasta. You can make Trofie al Pesto with very few ingredients: basil, pine nuts, cheese, garlic and – obviously – trofie. In …

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tomato passata recipe

Tomato Passata Recipe | How to Make Italian Tomato passata

Tomato passata is like a tomato puree made with very ripe red tomatoes that have been strained from seeds and skins. Stored in glass jars or bottles WITHOUT the addition of preservatives, flavorings, salt or water. Sometimes it comes with some fresh basil leaves but nothing more. In short, the authentic Italian tomato passata is …

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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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spaghetti marinara sauce

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 …

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Corn Fusilli with Lettuce Pesto and Pistachios

Corn Fusilli with Lettuce Pesto and Pistachios

Corn Fusilli with Lettuce Pesto and Pistachios recipe is made with a type of pasta that in Italy we call Fusilli.  These spirals are very popular in our country: the short and dense twists catch and hold onto every type of sauce. In this recipe we used corn fusilli; they are perfect for those who …

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Grapes Dipped in Gorgonzola and Pistachios

Grapes Dipped in Gorgonzola and Pistachios

Are you thinking to give a partywith friends and impress your guests? Have you thought to prepare the usual grape salad? Have you ever thought to offer grapes with cheese? Well, Grapes Dipped in Gorgonzola and Pistachios is the recipe for you! Gorgonzola is an Italian cheese with a strong and intense flavor that goes …

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penne alla vodka

Penne alla Vodka | Penne with Vodka Sauce

Today we’ll show you how to make one of the most famous Italian dish of the 80s: Penne alla Vodka with bacon. It is a first course of pasta topped with Vodka Sauce, made with bacon, vodka, tomatoes, onion and heavy cream. Penne alla Vodka was the celebratory dish of World Pasta Day 2016 which …

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Tagliatelle with Asparagus Sauce and Shrimp

Tagliatelle with Asparagus Sauce and Shrimp

Tagliatelle with Asparagus Sauce and Shrimp is a delicious and tasty main dish, suitable in these days of spring when you can find fresh asparagus at the market. In this recipe we’ll use tagliatelle pasta but you can replace them with spaghetti, pappardelle, penne, tagliolini (what you like), even homemade fresh eggs pasta. Follow our …

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Tagliarelle with celery cream and mint

Tagliatelle with Celery Cream and Mint

Tagliatelle with Celery Cream and Mint is a very fast, easy recipe. When you have little time and want to make a good impression, this recipe is what you need. It is also economical because the ingredients are really cheap. Celery cream used in this recipe is uncooked, in fact its preparation is similar to …

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