It is often the most simple things that give us the biggest pleasure. (Okay, that may be a controversial statement – feel free to disagree!) This treccia di salmone e formaggio is just Continue reading
Southern Italian recipes
Mozzarella in carrozza – golden-crusted fried mozzarella sandwich
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
Roccocò – almond spiced biscuits
Tagliatelle alla boscaiola – tagliatelle boscaiola
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.
Dolce al cioccolato – gooey chocolate cake
This dolce al cioccolato is a guarantee for a decadent cuddle when your body is shouting and begging for comfort and pure pleasure. It’s a very Continue reading
Penne con panna e zucchine – cream and courgette pasta
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
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.
They used to appear regularly Continue reading
Mezze maniche alla crema di spinaci e gorgonzola – creamy spinach and gorgonzola pasta
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.
It was unknown even to me until Continue reading
Spaghetti alla carbonara – carbonara
Spaghetti alla carbonara is a much beloved national dish that is regularly the highlight of the day for millions of Italians, wherever they are, whatever place they call home. Continue reading
Millefoglie alle fragole – strawberry millefeuille
After such a long silence (sorry readers, it couldn’t be helped!), I could only come back with a massive Continue reading