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Pasta Fredda

Pasta Fredda Pasta Fredda with pomodorini pesto and mozzarella is the perfect summertime dish.    Served cold or room temperature it is great to bring or serve at outdoor parties, picnics and more.  Simple and easy to make and filled with flavor. Ingredients for 4 people   400 g of short pasta 200 g of […]

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Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Here is a quick and easy recipe for sun-dried tomato pesto.  With just a few ingredients you can have a delicious sauce to use on bread or over pasta.  Enjoy! Ingredients 300g Sundried Tomatoes 40g Parmesan Cheese 35g Pine Nuts Handful of Basil 2 Cloves of Garlic Pinch of Salt 160ml of […]

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Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Pizza Hut went to Sorrento, Italy, to have local Italians try its different pizzas served at Pizza Hut.  What happens when the old fashioned Italians tasted it?  Well, you can probably guess…..  Here’s a funny commercial created by Pizza Hut to promote their food.  However, I’m not too sure it did a good […]

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Lemon & Basil Fettuccine

Lemon & Basil Fettuccine Lemon & Basil Fettuccine is a quick and easy dish that has a no cook sauce.  Perfect for summer as it is light and fresh but also has a zing to it.   The ingredients are few so it is likely you have them on hand.  Just gather olive oil, parmesan […]

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Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant Caponata   Eggplant Caponata originating from Sicily is a mix of sweet and sour flavors that burst in your mouth.  It’s a colorful dish and definitely one to make at least a day ahead because the flavor improves with time.  Grab some crusty bread and enjoy! Ingredients: • 1 cup celery, diced • 1 […]

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Cauliflower Risotto

Cauliflower Risotto Cauliflower “risotto” with Peas, and Pancetta Serves 3-4 Ingredients: •8 oz. Pancetta, small dice •2 heads cauliflower, broken into small florets •4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil •4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced •2 ½ cups vegetable stock •¼ cup Grana Padano Cheese, grated •2 tbsp. Butter •½ cup green peas •2 tbsp. chopped Chives […]

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Pizzette

Pizzette Pizzette are served all over Italy and are offered with many different toppings.  They are commonly eaten as a snack or during aperitivo in Italy. Here’s a video recipe so you can make them at home too! INGREDIENTS 500 g of flour 10 g of brewer’s yeast 250 ml of milk 5 g of […]

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MELANZANE RIPIENE DI RISO

MELANZANE RIPIENE DI RISO 2 eggplants 300g of rice 350g of tomato 1 mozzarella grated parmesan (optional) salt and oil fresh basil 1. We start by washing the eggplants well and cutting them in half and empty the pulp. 2. Place the eggplants  on a pan covered with parchment paper and season with a little […]

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Millefoglie di polenta

Millefoglie di polenta Ingredients 375 g of instant polenta 1.5 l of water 300 g of mushrooms 500 g of sausage 1/2 carrot 1/2 shallot 1 clove of garlic 400 ml of tomato sauce 1/2 glass of white wine grated Parmesan cheese chopped parsley salt extra virgin olive oil Have a look at the below […]

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Albero di sfoglia salato

Albero di sfoglia salato Here’s a creative appetizer with just a few ingredients.  It’s simple to prepare and makes a festive presentation. Ingredients 2 pastry sheets pesto sauce 1 egg cherry tomatoes See the video below for assembly. Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life- Anna […]

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