Sartù di riso – Neapolitan rice timbale

Slice of sartu' di riso on a plate
Welcome to rice heaven…
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

Supplì al telefono – rice and mozzarella croquettes

Suppli al telefono with melted mozzarella
The phone’s ringing. Is there anyone there…?

After having had the guts to publish a recipe from the north of Italy – tiramisu –  on a southern Italian food blog, it feels relatively legitimate to publish one of the most popular dishes in Rome: supplì al telefono.

These are gorgeous bites of Continue reading

Ragù alla genovese – onion and beef ragu

Dish of ragu' alla genovese.
I am the queen in Naples. Forget the rest
Forget about that amazing ragù alla napoletana I used to make lasagne napoletane. You see, ragù alla genovese is on another scale: it is truly the most iconic pasta sauce in Naples – yet Continue reading