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Pasta e fagioli with ricotta forte cheese sauce

Pasta e fagioli with ricotta forte cheese sauce Loading… Pasta e fagioli is one of the great classics of Italian cuisine. This simple version becomes a beautiful first course, bursting with intense flavour thanks to the ricotta forte sauce. The potatoes give it an irresistible creaminess. Ingredients Serves 4 Cooked borlotti beans – drained about…

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Pasta with salmon and sundried tomato sauce

Pasta with salmon and sundried tomato sauce Loading… This is a quick recipe – you prepare the sauce while the pasta is cooking so it is ready in just 15 minutes.  It is delicious thanks to the contrast between the fresh salmon and tangy sundried tomatoes, and beautiful thanks to its bright red and pink…

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Chicken with balsamic vinegar, olives, and pine nuts

Chicken with balsamic vinegar, olives, and pine nuts. Loading… A quick idea to enhance chicken breast, this recipe takes about 15 minutes. I have been cooking this recipe for my guests for more than 20 years and everyone likes it. Ingredients Chicken breast 300 gr. green olives 10 pine nuts 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar a…

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Squash gnocchi with butter and sage

Squash gnocchi with butter and sage Loading… Here in Italy, it is very easy to find squash, especially in autumn but even now during winter. So, when shopping in the markets, delicious squash recipes always come to mind. This week’s recipe is one of the best and is also easy to prepare. Adding two small potatoes give…

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Pumpkin, mushroom, and salame pasta

Pumpkin, mushroom, and salame pasta Loading… Pumpkin is a typical autumn and winter vegetable. Thanks to its unmistakable taste it is an excellent ingredient for sweet and savory recipes. It can be used to prepare many different dishes for Halloween. Originally from the Americas, pumpkins are widely used in Italian cuisine, particularly in the cities…

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Stuffed bell peppers alla poverella

Stuffed bell peppers “alla poverella” Loading… The other day, the stalls at the farmers’ market were full of fresh bell peppers. They were of all shapes and colors, and perfect for this week’s recipe: stuffed peppers “alla poverella” . You can prepare them in just 10 minutes, then pop them in the oven and wait…

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Strozzapreti with spicy shallot and pork cheek

Strozzapreti with spicy shallot and pork cheek “Italy’s Greatest Gastronomic Treasure, Emilia-Romagna”. This is how D. Rosengarten defined the Emilia Romagna region in his famous article on Forbes. Full article here. Strozzapreti with spicy shallot and pork cheek (guanciale in Italian) are a traditional dish of the Romagna region, where a special variety of shallots…

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Lemon Custard Strawberry Tart

“La crostata” is a traditional Italian cake. It is made by assembling a fragrant crust with pastry cream and fresh fruits. This tart is simple and versatile, so you can use other fresh seasonal fruits instead of strawberries. There is another version made with the same crust and marmalade. Plenty of recipes exist, but this…

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