quinoa

Quinoa with Italian Flavours

Quinoa with Italian Flavours It’s fascinating to think that quinoa was only used to feed the livestock way back in history, and now it has become this fancy expensive plant that looks like a grain and is so good for us. Today we are sharing our favourite way to make quinoa¬† with a recipe full…

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caprese salad

Caprese Salad with tarallini and aubergines

Caprese Salad with tarallini and aubergines You have probably had at least one caprese salad in your life. We thought we would give you an easy recipe to make an extra special Caprese salad at home, featuring a few ingredients we are sure you will love. Let’s get started, shall we?   This makes one…

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croissants

Croissants or Cornetti for your Aperitivo

Croissants or Cornetti for your Aperitivo Who doesn’t like croissants? And while Italian croissants, called cornetti, are different than the French ones, today we are making a mix of both. We are making a puff pastry croissant alla Francese with an Italian savoury filling. I promise these will have your guests begging for more.. Ingredients…

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Croquettes or crocchette di patata

Croquettes or crocchette di patata As a kid, croquettes were my favourite. I remember buying them from a shop near my school together with sausages whenever I had to stay longer at school for extra curricular activities. We would eat them on a picnic bench inside the park next to our school. If you too…

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calzone

Calzone with tomato, ham and cheese (mini for antipasti)

Calzone with tomato, ham and cheese (mini for antipasti) If you are planning to host more get togethers, you should consider adding this calzone with tomato, ham and cheese to your Italian repertoire of antipasti and appetizer food. Keep reading to get this easy recipe. Ingredients Ready to use pizza dough Country basil sauce Good…

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bruschetta-recipes

Bruschetta recipes – 3 delicious Italian toppings

Bruschetta Recipes – 3 delicious Italian toppings Do you love having bruschetta in Italian restaurants, and would like to make it at home? Here are 3 easy Italian bruschetta recipes that you can make and enjoy at home. These make a tasty appetizer that everyone will enjoy. Here are the 3 recipes: Classic tomato bruschetta…

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amatriciana

Amatriciana pasta – a simple Italian pasta recipe

Amatriciana pasta – a simple Italian pasta recipe Loading… The origins of the amatriciana are not clear. However, we know for sure it comes from the Lazio region in Italy. In fact, it is one of the most popular Italian recipes. If you like tomatoes, bacon and cheese this is the pasta for you, so…

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mac and cheese

Mac and Cheese all’Italiana (Italian Style)

Mac and Cheese all’Italiana (Italian style) Loading… If you are a cheese lover, you probably love mac and cheese, so today it’s your day! I am sharing not one but two variations of mac and cheese Italian style, one for vegetarians and one for meat eaters. However, feel free to incorporate both variations and make…

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pesto pasta for summer

Pesto Pasta for Summer

Pesto Pasta for Summer featuring pesto, cherry tomatoes and mini mozzarella Loading… Pesto pasta it’s and Italian classic, but today we are going to make a pesto pasta salad which is perfect for Summer lunch, dinner, parties, barbeques, and any alfresco meal. This one features penne, green pesto, cherry tomatoes and mini mozzarella. Ingredients 120…

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Vegan pasta – not your usual tomato pasta

Vegan pasta – not your usual tomato pasta Loading… This vegan pasta is an amazing one as it can be enjoyed by everyone. It’s simple, delicious, made with genuine Italian products…and yet it’s not your usual tomato pasta. So it’s perfect to please a crowd while still being different. Keep reading to learn how to…

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