Mozzarella in carrozza – golden-crusted fried mozzarella sandwich

mozzarella in carrozza
Comfort at its best

There are very few dishes as comforting, gratifying and as easy and quick to make as mozzarella in carrozza (mozzarella in a carriage).

The name goes to show how precious this cheese is to Italians: so precious that it deserves Continue reading

Polpettone di mamma Mariolina – Stuffed meatloaf

Polpettone and a side of courgettes
Difficult not to be enchanted in front of such beauty

The polpettone ripieno of mamma Mariolina used to be my favourite meal when I was a child. I remember developing an obsession for it and, stubborn as I am, I would often argue with my mum, who refused to make it as often as I wanted… Continue reading