Parmigiana with Aubergine: an Italian classic

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

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Parmigiana” with Aubergine, Parmesan and Tomato Sauce is a fantastic main dish, cooked all over Italy and can be an excellent vegetarian main course. This is one of the classic preparations of southern Italy, associated with Naples’s cousine, but it is popular in Calabria and Sicily too.… Read the rest

An ancient dish: Stuffed Artichokes (Carciofi Ripieni)

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013


An ancient dish from Central Italy: Stuffed Artichokes (Carciofi Ripieni)
This typical Italian dish is really easy to make. The filling is open to different versions and innovation, but the traditional one is the following: you can stuff the artichokes with ham, salami, egg, Parmesan or Pecorino Romano, slices of bread melted in milk.
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Fegato alla veneziana: irresistible and traditional in Venice

Friday, March 15th, 2013

fegato alla veneziana

Are you ready to rock your world (and your kitchen) with a delicate, intense, flavoured and typical Italian dish? If the answer is YES, please have a close look to one of our favourite main courses coming from Venice: fegato alla veneziana, an ancient recipe still very spread in Veneto and in Italy.… Read the rest

Gnocchi di Zucca (Pumpkin Gnocchi) from Mantua

Friday, March 8th, 2013


Do you like pumpkins not only on the Halloween parties? We do as many Italians as well! The gnocchi of pumpkin is a speciality coming from the heart of Lombardy, especially topped with sauce of ricotta cheese and spinach. As the ravioli of pumpkin, which we will explore soon, this delightful and easy recipe comes from the magnificent town of Mantua in the north of Italy.… Read the rest

Ziti al forno with mozzarella (baked ziti): a recipe for feeding many

Monday, February 25th, 2013

ziti al forno

It is time to cook and it is winter season. In this cold weather we need a pasta based main dish who can sustain you after the simple “eat and rush” sandwiches you had for lunch. So for all your family a simple baked pasta recipe, very tasty and easy to prepare.… Read the rest

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