apple tart

Apple Tart also know as ‘torta della nonna’

Apple Tart also know as ‘torta della nonna’ Loading… When I think about my grandma I think about soft sponge cake and apple tart. Today we are making apple tart the Italian way, what we call torta della nonna. We are taking a shortcut and using store-bought ready to use shortcrust pastry but you can…

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tortellini with pink sauce

Tortellini with pink sauce (lactose free)

Tortellini with pink sauce Loading… Who doesn’t love tortellini? However, if you are not sure whether to serve them with a tomato sauce or a white cream, no problem as this recipe incorporates both. This creamy delicious pink sauce is perfect to switch things up and try an innovative yet very simple pasta sauce. Ingredients…

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Ciabatta from Italy – with pesto, mozzarella, and prosciutto

Ciabatta from Italy – with pesto, mozzarella, tomato and prosciutto Loading… If you are craving an easy Italian lunch, there is nothing better than a flavourful ciabatta featuring all the Italian flavours and colours. Whether you pack it for work, take it on a picnic, or enjoy it at home in your garden or in…

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roasted vegetables

Roasted vegetables with Italian balsamic

Roasted vegetables with Italian balsamic Loading… You probably cook oven roasted vegetables all the time. What if I told you that with just the addition of one simple ingredient you can completely elevate the taste of your roasted vegetables and make everyone enjoy them a little more?….If it sounds intriguing keep reading to get the…

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salmon baked

Salmon with Mediterranean Flavours

Salmon with Mediterranean Flavours Loading… While salmon is associated mainly with Scotland, Norway and other northern countries in Europe, Italians love their salmon too. So I thought I would share with you a Mediterranean recipe featuring this very popular fish. Get ready to be amazed by the simplicity of this dish, and later surprised by…

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Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo Loading… Fettuccine Alfredo is a popular pasta dish loved all over the world, but did you know the recipe has its origins in Rome? Apparently, the sweet Roberto Di Lelio was worried for his wife’s health after she gave birth to their first child, so he started making nutritious recipes. And one of…

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easter cake

Easter Cake with Italian Colomba

Easter Cake with Italian Colomba Loading… Have you ever bought an Italian Easter Cake, called Colomba, and didn’t know what to do with the last few slices? Today I will share with you a delicious recipe to reinvent those leftover slices and create a delicious and beautiful dessert. Ingredients Italian Colomba (I used one with…

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cooking steak fiorentina

Cooking Steak – Fiorentina Style

Cooking Steak – Fiorentina Style Loading… Today we are cooking steak Fiorentina style. Instead of using sirloin we are however using pork neck steak. The idea is to take the Fiorentina cooking concept which focuses on keeping the ingredients to a minimum, and applying it to our pork steak. This way you can really taste…

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chocolate tarts

Chocolate Tarts with Nutella & Bonus Truffles

Chocolate Tarts with Nutella & Bonus Truffles Loading… As we are approaching Spring, I wanted to share a no bake sweet recipe featuring the famous Nutella. Did you know that Nutella was invented in Piedmont, Italy by Pietro Ferrero around 1940? In this recipe I am combining our  tarallini and Nutella to create the perfect…

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Grilled Cheese Sandwich with fontina cheese

Grilled Cheese Sandwich with cotto ham & fontina cheese Loading… You probably eat toast all the time, so today we wanted to share with you a way to reinvent your grilled cheese sandwich using Italian ingredients. This makes a great mid-morning snack and is perfect to take with you at work and put in your…

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