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).

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Roccocò – almond spiced biscuits

Roccocò which are almond spiced biscuits
The perfect present to heal the January blues
As unconventional as it may be to share a typical Christmas Neapolitan biscuit recipe after Christmas, I have to go ahead and post the recipe for roccocò today. It’s simply because of the sheer number of people who sampled the awesomeness of this biscuit and requested the recipe.

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Tagliatelle alla boscaiola – tagliatelle boscaiola

Tagliatelle alla boscaiola are a perfect winter warmer
A perfect winter warmer

Tagliatelle alla boscaiola is a traditional Tuscan pasta dish. However, it is so yummy that it is cooked in many Italian regions, with a number of variations.
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Penne con panna e zucchine – cream and courgette pasta

Pasta con panna e zucchine
I am all the comfort you need
When comfort is all you crave and need then there is only one pasta dish that will do the job: penne con panna e zucchine. And note that I say cream before courgettes for good reason, because the Continue reading

Tramezzini tricolore – one bowl and no kneading focaccia-style sandwiches

tramezzini tricolore
It has never been so quick to make your own sandwich bread
There are foods that belong to your childhood that you simply cannot forget. What’s yours? Tramezzini tricolore (a type of focaccia style sandwiches) is definitely one of those for me.

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Mezze maniche alla crema di spinaci e gorgonzola – creamy spinach and gorgonzola pasta

Pasta bowl with pasta with spinaci e gorgonzola
The ultimate treat for the vegetarian crowd
Mezze maniche alla crema di spinaci e gorgonzola is a pasta dish that will not sound in the slightest bit familiar to you, or, for that matter, ring a bell for anyone else on this planet.

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Millefoglie alle fragole – strawberry millefeuille

Slice of millefoglie alle fragole
The perfect summer treat

After such a long silence (sorry readers, it couldn’t be helped!), I could only come back with a massive Continue reading

Pasta e piselli – pasta with peas

Pasta e piselli
Make peas not war

I have been meaning to share the wonderful recipe of pasta e piselli for a while but never quite got there. As they say: there is always Continue reading