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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homemade trofie pasta recipe

How to Make Homemade Trofie Pasta

Trofie pasta is a type of Italian pasta made with durum wheat semolina flour, water and a little bit of salt. They have a characteristic elongated and curled shape. Born in Liguria, in the province of Genoa, in particular in the town of Sori, they are a typical specialty of Eastern Liguria and of some …

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Vegetarian Easter Pie torta pasqualina

Torta Pasqualina Recipe | Traditional Italian Easter Pie

Torta Pasqualina is a famous Ligurian dish, in particular of the Genoa area, nowadays popular all over Italy. Torta Pasqualina, or Easter pie, is a traditional Italian Easter dish made with puff pastry, vegetables like spinach, chard or artichokes, ricotta cheese and eggs. In this recipe of torta Pasqualina we use chard, respecting the tradition. …

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fish lasagna

Fish Lasagna Recipe. How to Make it Italian Style

If you like Lasagna Bolognese and love Italian fish recipes, this is the right recipe for you: Fish Lasagna recipe. In this delicious baked recipe, the sauce between one layer and another of fresh egg pasta is made up of a fish ragu and a special Béchamel sauce. This béchamel is very light because it’s …

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Original Pesto Genovese Recipe

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 …

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Vegetarian Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes

Vegetarian Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes | Lasagne alla Ligure

Vegetarian Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes, a typical dish of Ligurian cuisine, for vegetarian lovers. Read how to make it fast and easy. If there is a dish of Italian tradition that everyone loves, this is lasagna.   Classic Bolognese lasagna recipe needs egg pasta, Bolognese ragu and bechamel sauce. Lasagna original recipe …

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creamed salt cod with potatoes

Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes

Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes (Baccalà Mantecato con Patate) is a very tasty and simple dish. It’s a typical recipe of traditional Ligurian cuisine, in particular of the geographical area of Imperia. In Italy you can taste creamed salt cod in every restaurant near Imperia area as an hors d’oeuvre or as a main course. Creamed Salt …

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