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
Frittata di maccheroni is one of those typical Neapolitan dishes that proves Neapolitans know their stuff when it comes to comfort food.
It’s a pasta-based dish and that already accounts for a big percentage of comfort. But we can’t stop there. We decided that Continue reading
There is no better time than this to tell you about the recipe for gattò di patate. Why? Well, let’s just say that it is the end of April and two days ago it was Continue reading
I know what you are thinking, because I have great powers that include reading people’s minds, but yes: pizza crema e amarene is the actual name for this superduper tart. The pastry is soft and the custard combined with the conserve is to die for.
I have fond memories of pizza crema e amarene as my mamma Mariolina would Continue reading
♫ When the stars make you drool just like pasta fazool, that’s amore♥… Scusami, but you see, back in old Napoli, that’s amore!♫ ♥ Pasta e fagioli and romance…? Who would have thought, eh? 😛
I could not resist. What better introduction to pasta e fagioli than this legendary song? Who hasn’t sung it in the kitchen, dancing along in the arms of your partner, or dog/cat/rabbit? As cheesy as it might be, any time this song is on the radio and we happen to be in the kitchen, my husband and I Continue reading
I am not sure how many of you will be familiar with migliaccio di Carnevale, but I can assure you that a great many Italians get very excited when the Carnival season approaches because it means it is time to make some pretty scrumptious recipes. Migliaccio is one of these…
Tender, light and Continue reading
Sometimes you really need to get creative when it comes to translating names of Italian food into English. For ciambellone al limone, no matter how much I searched, the only possible word that would give a vague idea of what ciambellone refers to in terms of shape, at least, was doughnut. My ears would not accept it, though, and my eyes filled with Continue reading
“How the hell do I explain what a babà rustico is?” I asked myself before deciding to share the recipe of babà rustico. The babà rustico is, quite simply, a pillar of Neapolitan cuisine. The original version is the sweet one sunk in rum and served with cream and fruit or with chocolate. This version is savoury Continue reading