sacher torte: one of the most famous and luxury chocolate cake of the world (in italian with blog translator)
We did Spuma di Mortadella (ya gotta click to see how easy it's made) three ways - here we have Spuma "Breakfast Style".
Heirloom tomatoes make wonderful caprese salads. So much flavor.
Italian plums from a good friend's garden. A lovely gift from summer's harvest.
Bucatini with Prosciutto
Twice-baked polenta serves as the crust for this nontraditional pizza that is bursting with flavor.
Ricotta stuffed Asian pears with cinnamon and ginger: These Asian pears are stuffed with a filling of ricotta cheese, cinnamon and ginger.
Southern Italian Jarred Green Tomatoes
Italian Plum Jam - a classic jam with some extra surprising ingredients!
Spaghetti with chicken meatballs. The kids will love it.
Risotto with Swiss Chard
Roasted tomatoes, peppers, and garlic form the backbone of this sauce, accentuated with chilis and Italian sausage, all served over penne
Hearty lamb ragu
White pizza -- a regional taste of Schenectady, NY and some rockin' good homemade dough.
Italian Chicken Salad - an awesome no-mayo alternative
Zucchini risotto with homegrown basil and garlic and Grana Padano cheese.
Low GI recipe: Herbed Fettuccine Nests -- A terrific tasting pasta dish that is easy to make and just as easy to digest. Semolina fettuccine, fresh sage, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. (Since sage is the primary contributing
Bacon and eggs. No really, it is. Except it just may be the best bacon and eggs you ever had.
Creamy spaghetti carbonara... !
Real pizza prepared by traditional methods that tastes great and is great for you.
Little Tomatoes with fresh Basil & Fennel Seeds... all combined for a quick aromatic Skillet Charred Tomatoes.
Luscious Tiramisu with a twist: chocolate ladyfingers and cherries tucked into a luxurious mascarpone cream.
This homey and simple-to-make Plum Flognarde or Clafoutis hits the sweet spot like no other dessert.
Giada's Rigatoni with Vegetable Bolognese.
Spaghetti cacio e pepe. Recipe in English.
Pasta e Fagioli. Fresh farmer's market shell beans and pasta make an easy weeknight supper.
Homemade spaghetti sauce with little chicken meatballs. Great for adults and kids alike.
The reigning queen of classic salads. Insalata Panzanella. Easy step by step photo directions.
Typical Italian recipe to serve with drinks before lunch or diner. [in French]
Thursday Night Rice ~ creative way to use your leftover risotto and macaroni
Rigatoni with Zucchini, Sausage & Goat Cheese