Sgroppino

Sgroppino Sgroppino an Italian classic frozen cocktail is a refreshing drink during the summer months.  Normally made with only lemon sorbet, vodka and proscecco, here’s a video kicking it up a notch adding Campari to the mix.  Also, different flavors of sorbet are also used in addition to the traditional lemon sorbet in this video. […]

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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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Prosecco Van

Prosecco Van Everyone has heard of the ice cream truck and you may have also heard of the cannoli cart,(video for cannoli cart is here)  but here comes the prosecco van!  This London based company tours the UK selling Italian prosecco on tap.  If you’re hosting a party, wedding or any kind of event, this […]

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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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World’s Best Restaurant 2018

World’s Best Restaurant 2018 Osteria Francescana has done it again!  It has been named the world’s best restaurant for 2018.  Owned and run by chef Massimo Bottura, this restaurant in Modena Italy was also named the world’s best restaurant for 2016 in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Currently, there is a 4 month waiting list […]

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Tiramisu Truffles

Tiramisu Truffles Tiramisu Truffles –  a little twist on the classic tiramisu recipe.  Here’s 2 versions one with and one without filling with nutella. These little truffles will be hard not to keep popping in your mouth!  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup + 1 tbsp (250 g) mascarpone 5 oz (140g) ladyfingers (savoiardi cookies) 1 teaspoon […]

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Italian Greetings

Italian Greetings There are many Italian greetings which can be used but they vary depending upon the time of day and who you are greeting.  For example, a greeting used when entering or leaving a store is different from how you may say hello to a friend or to someone in a very formal situation. […]

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Prosecco Punch

Prosecco Punch Prosecco Punch is the perfect summer drink whether you are hosting a party or relaxing in your backyard.  Here are 2 refreshing versions guaranteed to please! Pineapple Peach Prosecco Punch Ingredients  3 c. pineapple juice 3 c. Seltzer water 1 bottle prosecco 1 c. Vanilla Vodka 2 c. sliced pineapple 2 peaches, thinly […]

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Limoncello Spritz

Limoncello Spritz If you like limoncello, you will love this limoncello spritz!  While limoncello is normally an after dinner drink, this spritz is light, refreshing and a perfect summer cocktail.  Just add vodka and soda water to your favorite limoncello.  If  you want to make your own limoncello, a great recipe I use all the […]

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