Learn how to make homemade gnocchi with this easy recipe and a video to show you how!
A gorgeous Italian Antipasto salad - Parma ham draped over sweet melon, Caprese salad (buffalo mozzarella with basil and tomato), olives, sun-dried tomatoes and grilled vegetables (eggplant and zucchini)!
Torta di Natale ~ Italian Christmas Cake
Homemade Whole Wheat Pasta
Maple Walnut Pumpkin Biscotti. A healthy munch with your morning coffee.
A tasty roasted beet salad with fresh greens and goat cheese.
Fava beans with pecorino cheese ...... simple yet delicious!
Sausage and spinach filled pasta pillows are topped with a light creamy tomato sauce.
7 lemons zested, in preparation of a fresh batch of Limoncello
Let's make some uber-light risotto with Maitake, Shimeji, and Enoki mushrooms! Plus an info sheet for those who don't know what they are.
Go get a chuck roast, stick it in the crockpot, pour a jar of pepperoncini peppers over it, and come home to these DELISH Italian Beef Sammies!
Creamy Italian Polenta with Goat Cheese!
Chicken meatballs give spaghetti a poultry twist!
Butternut Squash Risotto with Crispy Sage
Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter Style Chicken)
Cute? Maybe. Delicious? Absolutely. Pasta with snails alla Calabrese.
I make my own Birthday Cake:Tiramisu!!
Linguine with home-dryed tomatoes, black olives and walnuts. Simply delicious.
Roasted Vegetable Lasagna alla Puttanesca -- quite a mouthful, literally and figuratively!
Get your umami fix with this Asian-inspired pasta favorite!
Farinata - a simple, tasty and versatile Italian number made from chickpea flour (and little else!)
Rosemary & Garlic Focaccia warm from the oven
Arancini, also known as Fried Risotto Balls. Could this be the best snack, ever?
Pear & Cognac Crostata with a sweet whole wheat crust
Ina Garten's Saffron Risotto with Roasted Butternut Squash
Mussels over linguini fini. Only a part of a traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner.
Radicchio ravioli lightly napped with a sauce of cream, egg yolks, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Eggplant Rollatini with Capellini - a great make-ahead dish.
Mozzarella Tomato Basil Appetizers
Creamy garlic shrimp appetizer at Piacere's in San Carlos, CA along with other lunch items. Italian-Californian fusion.
Black Witch Hat Pumpkin Ravioli - keep these in mind for next years halloween!
Ultimate mushroom risotto with dried porcini, portobello, brown chestnut and shimeiji.