Scented Bergamot Risotto from Calabria

This risotto is made with two products from Calabria, a region in Southern Italy: the bergamot whose taste is less sour but more bitter than lemon, and the red onion of Tropea, of extraordinary sweetness and with a delicate scent. The Bergamot comes from a short stretch of land in the Reggio Calabria Province, along the Ionian Sea coast. The … Continue reading Scented Bergamot Risotto from Calabria

Tomato Risotto by Alessandra

This week our sweet and dear friend Alessandra, who is also an excellent and refined cooker, shows us how to prepare the Tomato risotto. Do you want to introduce yourself, telling us where you are originally from? Hi there, my name is Alessandra, I am Italian, although… my mother was half Swedish and half Hungarian … Continue reading Tomato Risotto by Alessandra

Canederli: Traditional Bread Dumplings from North-East of Italy – by Mariella

Canederli are bread dumplings found only in the mountain ranges of the North-East of Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli–Venezia Giulia, and part of Veneto), where they are served as a first course or as a main entree. Originally they were made with just leftovers: different kind of salami or cheese. For this reason, the Canederli can … Continue reading Canederli: Traditional Bread Dumplings from North-East of Italy – by Mariella

Crispy Pan-Cooked Pasta Apulian Traditional Pasta: Spaghetti all’Assassina – Nero di Troia Red Wine

Spaghetti all’assassina (killer spaghetti), is a signature dish from Bari, Puglia.It becomes Ă  la mode during the 70s.This dish is so popular that in Bari even exists a “Spaghetti all’assassina Accademy”, with members that respect religiously the way this pasta is made.The technique behind is called “risottatura“, so the pasta is not boiled but is … Continue reading Crispy Pan-Cooked Pasta Apulian Traditional Pasta: Spaghetti all’Assassina – Nero di Troia Red Wine

Guest Recipes

In this page we gather recipes collected from fellow Italian friends who live around the world. Click on the picture and let’s start reading… and cooking May 2020 – A Tasty Traditional Roman Dish: Tonnarelli Cacio e Pepe by Russell – Carpe Diem What’s a Cacio e Pepe? In one sentence: one of the most traditional … Continue reading Guest Recipes

Guest recipes

In this page we gather recipes collected from fellow Italian friends who live around the world   21 March 2018 TiramisĂş by Elena Tiramisu’ is the most famous Italian dessert and today is that day of the year where everyone is allowed to prepare it and eat it, without having a guilty conscience….or nearly! We already … Continue reading Guest recipes