With Neapolitan recipes there is a bit of an issue: there are so many fantabulous signature dishes that it is, on occasion, difficult to say which is the absolute best. And sartù di riso is one Continue reading
Torta nutellotta – luxurious Nutella cake
You take a good look at torta nutellotta and you feel, deep inside you, that no other cake will ever match its scrumptiousness and decadence, if you are a chocolate lover*(read the warning now!).
Torta nutellotta is Continue reading
Paccheri con zucca, gamberi e pinoli – pumpkin, prawn and pine nut paccheri
I have been meaning to post about paccheri con zucca, gamberi e pinoli for a very long time, but for one (happy) reason or another, I had to put it off.
It’s been a few busy and exciting weeks what with meeting Super Tim, George’s stem cell donor, Continue reading
Involtini di melanzane alla Tim – stuffed aubergine rolls
Today’s blog is as much about involtini di melanzane as it is about selfless Continue reading
Sbriciolata pere e cioccolato – pear and chocolate crumble tart
If you ever happen to stay at a Neapolitan friend’s place, chances are you will be offered a slice of crostata (tart/pie) at some point. There are hundreds of types, but if it is Continue reading
Tortine fredde allo yoghurt e frutta – mini yoghurt and fruit fridge cakes
As a fruit lover and the wife of a man who has a worrying addiction to cream, I felt I had to share this yummy but very easy summer recipe. Tortine fredde allo yoghurt e frutta take me back to Continue reading
Spaghetti con le vongole – spaghetti with clams
Hold your breath…and…ta da! It is about time to introduce what is both a staple and one of the signature dishes of Neapolitan cuisine: the wonderful and unique and amazing Continue reading
Crostata alla frutta – fruit tart
When the summer approaches and there seems to be little hope for sunshine and blue skies, I find comfort in making a crostata alla frutta estiva. A rainbow of bright and yummy fresh fruit that Continue reading
Zeppoline di cavolfiore – puffy cauliflower fritters
Scrumptious AND a bit healthy, too? Yes. Many asked for this unique and little-known Neapolitan starter so I am very excited to share the recipe of zeppoline di cavolfiore.
“Zeppoline what?” I hear you cry. We could just call them Continue reading
Sfogliatine alle mele e cannella – apple and cinnamon squares
You know when you are craving something sweet but you feel like you are going 4,565 miles a second and there is no way on earth you are going to bake? We all have moments like this in our everyday life, but there are Continue reading