Pasta alla Norma This is one of those traditional Italian pasta dishes that everyone recognizes and according to my husband it is a pasta dish that I do not make often enough. There are many stories as to how this pasta actually got it’s name, but the basic recipe whichRead More →

Glazed Lemon Yogurt Cake This Lemon Yogurt Cake is the perfect dessert cake for any and all Lemon lovers. A simple lemon glaze makes it absolutely perfect. A soft moist cake will have everyone asking for a second slice.  Italians are big on anything lemon especially desserts. They seem toRead More →

Gnocco Fritto What is gnocco fritto? Gnocco fritto is a delicious appetizer typical of Emilia Romagna. It is a fried bread made from flour, water, yeast, and lard and usually accompanied by cold cuts or cheeses or served plain.  Soft, puffy, and tasty, this fried dumpling is a specialty withRead More →

Bruschetta Puttanesca Our garden tomatoes did really well this year, and we gorged ourselves on fresh tomato everything for weeks on end. One thing both my husband and I love is tomato bruschetta. Although I usually just chop the tomatoes and toss them with minced garlic, finely chopped basil, extraRead More →

Homemade Pumpkin Lasagna This Delicious Homemade Pumpkin Lasagna will make you happy that Fall has arrived. No need for meat in this vegetarian Lasagna Recipe. A creamy white sauce with double cheese is all you need. It makes a Fall get together or Family dinner extra special. I don’t makeRead More →

Shortbread al lime La ricetta dei biscotti inglesi dal fresco sapore caraibico In tutti questi anni avevo sottovalutato il potere terapeutico dei biscotti: … Leggi tutto “Shortbread al lime” Source: Shortbread al limeRead More →

Caramel Apple Cake This delicious Caramel Apple Cake is made with a caramelized apple filling. The perfect fall cake you will love it plain or make it extra special with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Your new anytime occasion cake recipe. Apple cakes are extremely popular in Italy, andRead More →

Chocolate and Pear Strudel What is a strudel? The term “strudel” refers to a pastry made from rolled dough with different fillings, which is very common in Central Europe, Bohemia, and, in Italy, in the territory of Trentino Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, and Veneto. The most common recipe isRead More →