Want to have the perfect tomato, basil marinara? Look no further. Simplicity should taste good.
Fresh porcini mushrooms are meaty & delicious but light enough for a summer pasta!
Insalata Caprese: So simple & easy that its crisp & aromatic flavor will trick you into thinking it took hours.
Fava (Broad) Beans is the new avocado! Yummmm
A cheesecake so pillowy soft, that my kids call it the 'Marshmallow Cheesecake'.
Cherries and Lambrusco Wine Cold Soup - Let's mix the best italian cherries with the red wine produced in the same area.
Tuscany's best wine - Brunello di Montalcino and its' history.
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese with Sage and Gingersnap-Pecan Crust, the ultimate comfort food. Inspired by Italy and Tortelli di Zucca.
This is an "Insalata Caprese" an italian salad in Capri style.
Three words: Creamy. Cheesy. Heaven.
Pasta alla Carbonara: the legendary Italian recipe with all the tricks needed to prepare it properly.
Truffled Edamame Involtini in Sauternes Broth
Livin' la dolce vita in Firenze. Cannoli and gelato are two of my favorites!
Gelato al Limone: So good that it takes me back to my trip to Italy.
Sunday Gravy from The Sopranos Family Cookbook - hearty, rich, comforting and utterly amazing.
Cudduraci: Calabrian Easter Cookies [in Italian, translator on the sidebar]
Gubana (sweet Italian Easter bread) - a buttery bread with a surprise filling.
saveur this month focuses on Rome - a few of the pasta varieties that are special to Rome...including these gnocchi!
Orange Coconut Tiramisu for the February 2010 Daring Bakers' Challenge.
Tiramisu - The Daring Bakers, February 2010.
a TasteSpotting favorite: Nordljus recaps a weekend in Amalfi and shares a recipe for profiteroles. [GORGEOUS travel photos!]
[recipe] Pasta and bean soup. Vegan italian recipe (in Italian)
How to make the real - and damn good :-) - tagliatelle al ragù? (in english and french)
Ribollita, traditional Tuscan soup. Original vegan recipe.
Bomboloni - Italian doughnuts (in french)
Low GI recipe: Italian Almond Brittle -- In postwar Italy, it was hard to come by sweets and treats. Yet, children are always children and, even back then, there were sweet cravings.
No-Knead Ciabatta. No I didn't believe it either, until I tried it. Oh and a book review too.
Ricciarelli - Almond Cookies from Siena
Italian Anise Cookies
Venetian Rainbow Cookies
Cioccolata Calda (Italian hot chocolate) is perfect for a wintry day---thick, creamy, and not overly sweet.
Salame al Cioccolato (Chocolate salami) [in french]
Fruit Preserve Filled Pastries (Raviole Bolognesi), traditional pastries from Bologna, Italy
Sicilian Cannoli with praline whipped cream & praline crunch (recipe in french)