Tag Archive: True Italian cooking

Handmade Italian gnocchi recipe with ricotta and spinach

This time I wanted to prepare a different Italian gnocchi recipe: special with ricotta and spinach! This dish is made following a traditional authentic recipe, from Tuscany the region of sun and sunflowers. This different way to… 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

Risotto Parmesan and Zucchini Flower recipe

The zucchini flowers are considered something special in Italy and there are several ways to cook and taste them. This zucchini flower recipe wants to focus on the taste living the flowers as pure as… Continue reading

Pasta with eggplant and zucchini bolognese style – also with vegetarian version!

We spent the last weekend at my brother country home, where I cooked with my lovely sister in law Alessandra, and my wonderful 2 twin nieces. We decides to cook this easy easy… Continue reading

Vegetarian pasta with eggplant and zucchini Bolognese style

We spent last weekend at my brother’s house in the countryside, where I cooked this easy vegetarian pasta with my lovely sister in law Alessandra and my wonderful two nieces. We decided to… Continue reading

PASTA SALAD WITH VEGETABLES, HERBS AND CALAMARI (SQUID)

This dish comes from a recipe I found on a cookbook and I adapted adding and removing some vegetables …. the result is delicious. We need: 250 grams of pasta ( penne, farfalle …… Continue reading

Italian pasta salad recipe with vegetables, herbs and squid

Italian pasta salad is a very fresh way to eat pasta, common in the summer. I usually prepare that for picnics and pack meals and join it with my family in the countryside.… Continue reading

Potato Gateau a Neapolitan traditional recipe

Potato Gateau is a Neapolitan traditional recipe. Here’s what you need:   8 or 9 medium potatoes, 2 eggs, 6/ 8 slices of ham, mozzarella 160 grams, 160 grams of smoked scamorza cheese,… Continue reading

Potato gateau recipe: a pure Naples’ dish

Naples is a busy city in the south of Italy just in front of amazing islands as Amalfi, Ischia, Capri. This Italian potato gateau recipe embraces the most typical ingredients of that region… Continue reading