Italian Easter Recipes Easter is a very important holiday in Italy, and like most Italian holidays it revolves around both the church and holiday food specialties. Easter in Italy is a Christian based holiday, which begins on Palm Sunday, and culminates the following week on Easter Sunday. Easter Monday alsoRead More →

Ancient Roman Cake/Torta Antica Roma This Ancient Roman Cake also known as Torta Antica Roma, has a buttery base spread with jam and topped with a whipped semi sweet ricotta filling, covered again with the same flaky buttery pastry, then baked until golden. Slice and serve dusted with powdered sugar.Read More →

Spring Lentil & Farro Salad We just returned to Michigan after a month in Florida, and the weather here is decidedly spring-like. Today the temperature will reach the mid-sixties, and although it will cool later in the week, we will have a few warm days to get outside and beginRead More →

Easy Zucchini Pesto Recipe This easy no cook Zucchini Pesto makes the perfect dip, condiment or why not toss it with your favourite pasta for a delicious lunch or dinner meal. Fresh and wholesome ingredients makes this your new favourite pesto! Living in Italy if there’s one thing you seeRead More →

How to Visit Pompeii From Rome Thinking of visiting Pompeii from Rome? Good choice – it is one of the largest and best-preserved archeological sites on Earth. You literally walk around a beautifully preserved ancient Roman city. This is why 2.5+ million people visit it annually, but where is PompeiiRead More →

Irish Penny Loaf Recipe This easy Irish Penny Loaf Recipe is a simple yeast recipe. You can make it as a single loaf or 6 buns. It’s a soft not too sweet bread filled with candied fruit. They make the perfect snack or breakfast treat.  I decided I would likeRead More →