Category Archive: Recipes

Bruschetta, an Italian super classic dish as Featured Recipe, by Vidya Hosted Chef

This week Bruschetta, agin! The lovely Vidya of Traditionally Modern Food is giving us her superb recipe that will make everybody truly happy. And for other fantastic dishes follow her on her blog and on… Continue reading

Baked Pasta with Pesto, Parmesan, Mozzarella and Ricotta: a delicious vegetarian Italian baked pasta!

The baked pasta dishes are one of the foundations of traditional Italian cuisine. This version, which combines a number of typically Italian ingredients , pasta, pesto, mozzarella, Parmesan, ricotta and olive oil, it’s… Continue reading

Zucchini Vegetarian Bolognese made creamy with a Ricotta Cheese Touch

In the spring and in summer growing my desire to cook and eat vegetables made with a light and appetizing cooking. The garden of my uncle gave us magnificent zucchini and celery and… Continue reading

Arugula Pesto: Surprising, Tasty and Truly Italian!

The Arugula Pesto is a fantastic different pesto – still vegetarian -simply done with different ingredients, but still tasty and fresh. You will love it not only on pasta or gnocchi, but also… Continue reading

Stuffed Eggs with Pesto, Parmesan and a touch of Balsamic Vinegar: the perfect started for a Summer Sunday

This simple tasty and delicious dish in my interpretation of one of my dad specialties: he was used to prepare the stuffed eggs on Sunday, and decorated to them as funny puppies to… Continue reading

Cod and Asparagus Rolls tied with Chives

This super easy fish dish is quick and impressive. Just a few ingredients for a delicious result: 6 cod fillets, skinless, 18 fresh asparagus, some chives, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 1 cup dry white… Continue reading

Risotto with Asparagus and Parmesan: a vegetarian authentic Italian delice

The asparagus are a wonderful veg, and the risotto with asparagus is a fantastic and tasty dish, in the true Italian cooking tradition.   Here what you need: 400 g Carnaroli or arborio rice… Continue reading

Heart of palm, Corn,Chickpea and Avocado Salad: yummy!

This is my way of preparing a fantastic salad by my dearest friend Susanna  with heart of palm, corn,  and avocado – and as personal touch I add also chickpea. This salad is tasty… Continue reading

Hand made gnocchi of ricotta and spinach: the Tuscan gnocchi gnudi

This is a different Tuscan recipe for gnocchi, done with ricotta and spinach instead of the potatoes. Is light, vegetarian a truly special! Here what you need: 250 grams of boiled spinach, 250 grams… Continue reading

Risotto with Parmesan and Zucchini Flowers

The zucchini flowers are considered something special in Italy and there are several ways to cook and taste them. This is a fantastic and tasty risotto made by my dearest friend Susanna, I’m… Continue reading