Strawberry Risotto Recipe

Strawberry risotto is an unusual risotto recipe. Fresh and colorful, this recipe is very easy-to-make. Given its particularity and its note of color, rice with strawberries is a dish perfect for special occasion. Strawberry risotto is not an ancient recipe of traditional Italian cuisine. It’s a relatively recent dish that has now become a classic …

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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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eggplant lasagna

Eggplant Lasagna | Delicious Italian Lasagne alla Norma

Eggplant Lasagna is a delicious baked Italian pasta recipe made with eggplant, ricotta and tomato sauce. In Italy this is a famous Sicilian recipe called Lasagne alla Norma. Its name is a tribute to “La Norma”, the famous opera of the composer Vincenzo Bellini, to describe the wonderful symphony of taste of this ingredientes . …

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peperonata recipe

Peperonata Recipe | Italian Bell Pepper Stew

Peperonata is one of the most classic Italian side dish and probably every Italian family has its own recipe. In fact, although it’s based on a few simple ingredients such as bell peppers, onion and tomato passata, there are several versions. Some add red hot chilli pepper for a spicy chili peperonata; others a bit …

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asparagus tart

Asparagus and Ricotta Tart

Asparagus and Ricotta Tart is an excellent appetizer recipe, a yummy vegetarian dish, crunchy and crumbly on the outside but creamy and soft on the inside! Asparagus and Ricotta Tart is a savory pie, perfect to take with you on picnics out of town during the first warm spring days or for a dinner with …

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leek risotto recipe

Leek Risotto Recipe

Leek Risotto is a very simple-to-make Italian recipe, light and nutritious. The leeks, browned in butter, are extremely fragrant and give the risotto a very delicate flavor. Leek Risotto is a dish of humble and poor origins. But nowadays people think of it as refined for its delicacy and lightness. Leek Risotto is an ancient …

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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 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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pasta alla norma recipe

Pasta alla Norma Recipe

Pasta alla Norma is a traditional Sicilian pasta recipe, born in Catania in the early 1900s. The recipe name is a tribute to “La Norma”, the famous opera of the composer Vincenzo Bellini. It seems that the Sicilian playwright Nino Martoglio would have exclaimed “it’s a Norma!” to describe the wonderful symphony of taste of …

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