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 Fr├Čtole. These Italian fried dough balls are similar but not the same: the dough varies …

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veal milanese authentic italian

Veal Milanese Recipe | Cotoletta alla Milanese

Veal Milanese (Cotoletta alla Milanese) is one of the most famous dishes of traditional Italian cuisine. It’s a tasty veal recipe born in Milan, in the northern region of Lombardy, home to other famous recipes such as saffron Milanese risotto, fried meatballs and Ossobuco Milanese recipe. Veal Milanese recipe has ancient origins: it appeared for …

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pumpkin risotto

Pumpkin Risotto Recipe | Risotto di Zucca

Pumpkin risotto (risotto di zucca) is a traditional dish of Italian cuisine, very popular in Italy during fall season. It’s typical of the regions of northern Italy, where both rice and delicious pumpkins are produced. In Italy pumpkin risotto is a very simple and ancient dish of the peasant tradition. We have used the Mantuan …

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Crispy Italian Chicken Cutlets

Crispy Italian Chicken Cutlets

Crispy Italian Chicken Cutlets are just chicken breast slices, breaded with eggs and breadcrumbs then fried in plenty of vegetable oil. Chicken Cutlets recipe is easy and quick to make. The important thing for the best result (and we will never stop repeating it) are the ingredients, which must be of the highest quality, especially …

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italian meatloaf recipe

Classic Italian Meatloaf Recipe

Classic Italian Meatloaf is a very tasty and savory dish made of ground meat, eggs and cheese. In Italian it’s called Polpettone which means “big meatball”. Meatloaf recipe is simple and very fast, the mixture is similar to that of meatballs recipe (hence the name), loved by everyone: mix the ingredients in a bowl, give …

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fried italian meatballs

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, …

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saffron risotto

Saffron Risotto | Risotto Milanese Recipe

Here is the traditional recipe of saffron risotto (Risotto alla Milanese), probably one of the most famous risotto recipe. Creamy and tasty, saffron risotto, according to the Milanese recipe, is made with saffron, butter, beef or chicken stock, dry white wine and Parmigiano cheese. The choice of the type of rice, for the excellent result …

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Stuffed Zucchini with Ham and Parmigiano

Stuffed Zucchini with Ham and Parmigiano

Today I want to suggest you a very delicate filling for my new recipe Stuffed Zucchini with Ham and Parmigiano, a filling that I’m sure your children would like a lot: potatoes, ham and cheese. But not any type of cheese; Parmigiano Reggiano will be my choice for this recipe. There are many types of …

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stuffed veal breast recipe

Stuffed Veal Breast Recipe

Stuffed Veal Breast  is a traditional dish of the Northern Italian cuisine. We usually cook this tasty stuffed meat on Sunday or during the festivities. There are many variations of Stuffed Veal Breast depending on the Italian regions. For example, it’s a very popular dish in Piedmont, where it’s often stuffed with the Langhe hazelnuts. In Emilia …

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Pork Loin Braised in milk

Pork Loin Braised in Milk Italian Recipe

Pork Loin Braised in Milk is a very common dish in northern Italy, Emilia Romagna and Lombardy in special way. During winter season, Pork Loin Braised in Milk is the typical dish of Sundays or festivities. Braised pork loin usually is cooked in different ways: with wine, lemon, marsala or mustard. But Pork Loin Braised in …

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