Tag Archive: Basic Italian Recipes

King Prawns on Mashed Fava Beans, the famous Fava Beans Sicilian Macco

This dish is based on an ancient Sicilian recipe , the fava beans macco, which is a kind of mash, which I love very much. And I think that goes wery well with the… Continue reading

Rice Summer Salad

Spring is coming, summer comes ! Here’s another dish that I cook in the summer, and that has to be eaten cold. In fact for the rice salad there is no recipe ,… Continue reading

Spring Savoury Pie with spinach, nutmeg, ginger and quail eggs

This Savoury Pie is considered very suitable for spring and Easter time. So here it is! Here’s what you need: 1 cup ricotta cheese ( 250 g / 9 oz approx) 4 cups… Continue reading

Mussels in green sauce

This recipe is from Apulia and is a fantatic starter, which accompanies us from years in our family meals during the Christmas holidays. It really simple, and at the same time tasty and… Continue reading

Italian roast beef with carrots, celery, onion and a splash of white wine

When I prepare roast beef in the oven, that family love so much , I like to enrich it with vegetables and Mediterranean scents. The result of my personal recipe is a superb… Continue reading

Scented Chicken with Bacon and Juniper

This dish is really really easy , very tasty and not expensive. The special taste of Juniper will make this dish truly special. This can accompany with potatoes or polenta , and in… Continue reading

Strawberry tiramisu recipe – the healthiest Italian tiramisu

Tiramisu is an amazing Italian dessert, probably the most known over the world. Strawberry tiramisu recipe is a particular version that I developed over time. It is fragrant and delicious as the traditional… Continue reading

Tiramisù with Strawberries

This version of tiramisu is fragrant and delicious, really nice and perfect for the kids. My eldest son just came back a few days from NY where he is attending an MBA, so… Continue reading

Pesto: Basil is the king of pasta

Basil in Greek means king, so the pesto, the famous Italian sauce made with basil, pine nuts and garlic for me is really the king of pasta. And if you do not like… Continue reading

Tuna Loaf with Capers and Oregano

I have a passion for the meatloaf, and so I love also this old Italian dish which is the Tuna Loaf. Here my version: easy and tasty, is really a recipe that anyone… Continue reading