The best tomato sauce

  The best tomato sauce has just 3 ingredients - fresh tomatoes, onion and basil I love the scent of tomato sauce, it releases all the essence of summer! Every time I prepare fresh sauce with basil and onion it is a feast, a very simple preparation but full of...

Spinach & Basil roulade with smoked Salmon

  Ingredients Spinach 250g Eggs 6 Parmigiano cheese 50g Salt 1 teaspoon 10/12 basil leaves Flour 1 tbsp Mascarpone cheese or cream cheese 350g Salmon 250g   Method To make your spinach roulade with salmon and cheese proceed first to prepare the spinach. If...

Pasta ai 4 Formaggi au Gratin

  Ingredients 500g short Pasta 500ml Béchamel sauce 100g mature cheddar 100g Gorgonzola or a mild blue cheese 100g Taleggio, or Gouda or Gruyere 100 g di parmigiano, greated Black or white truffle grated (optional) Breadcrumbs Salt and pepper to season Method...

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

One of the most famous Italian comfort food are Gnocchi alla Sorrentina. Creamy, cheesy, luscious and fluffy baked gnocchi full of mozzarella, basil and a creamy tomato sauce. Everyone deserves them, especially in a cold and rainy day like today! Later I’ll give you...

Vegan Red Lentil Soup with Turmeric and Ginger

  This soup is so easy to make and very healthy and comforting. Just less than 10 minutes to prepare and you can make it in advance and keep in the fridge for few days! Ingredients Red Lentils 250 g 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 Carrots, finely chopped 100g...
Spinach & Basil roulade with smoked Salmon

Spinach & Basil roulade with smoked Salmon

  Ingredients Spinach 250g Eggs 6 Parmigiano cheese 50g Salt 1 teaspoon 10/12 basil leaves Flour 1 tbsp Mascarpone cheese or cream cheese 350g Salmon 250g   Method To make your spinach roulade with salmon and cheese proceed first to prepare the spinach. If...

Pasta ai 4 Formaggi au Gratin

Pasta ai 4 Formaggi au Gratin

  Ingredients 500g short Pasta 500ml Béchamel sauce 100g mature cheddar 100g Gorgonzola or a mild blue cheese 100g Taleggio, or Gouda or Gruyere 100 g di parmigiano, greated Black or white truffle grated (optional) Breadcrumbs Salt and pepper to season Method...

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

One of the most famous Italian comfort food are Gnocchi alla Sorrentina. Creamy, cheesy, luscious and fluffy baked gnocchi full of mozzarella, basil and a creamy tomato sauce. Everyone deserves them, especially in a cold and rainy day like today! Later I’ll give you...

Rosted Asparagus, Pancetta and Gruyere Loaf

Rosted Asparagus, Pancetta and Gruyere Loaf

  Ingredients asparagus 250 (or Courgettes) flour 00 or plain 240 Eggs 3 Milk 180ml Vegetable oil 80ml 7g dried yeast Grated parmigiano or Mature cheddar 100g I tbsp salt Gruyere cheese, cubed 80g Bacon or salami, chopped 80g (not if vegetarian)   Method...

French Brioche

French Brioche

  Savoury brioche cake with Béchamel sauce, peas, French Raclette and Honey roast ham!Here the recipe of the brioche, you can fill with what you prefer! I love with bechamel sauce, ham and cheese but I also make with ricotta and spinach.   Ingredients 500gr...

Parmigiana Di Melanzane

Parmigiana Di Melanzane

  Aubergine Parmigiana is one of the most loved, rich, glorious and scrumptious dish of the traditional Sicilian food. Perfect during the summer, full of the best of the Mediterranean fresh products: tomatoes, aubergines basil, mozzarella….when you try you cannot...

Stir Fired Basmati rice with Chicken and Veggies

Stir Fired Basmati rice with Chicken and Veggies

  Ingredients for 4 people 350g Basmati rice 3 peppers 2 onions 1 small courgette ½ cabbage 250 g chicken 2 tbsp soy sauce Salt & pepper, extra virgin olive oil Method Wash the vegetable and cut them in small cubes. Pour some oil in a big pan and stir fry the...

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Wild Mushroom Risotto

  Many people asked me to post a Risotto’s recipe. I made this a couple of months ago with wild mushroom but you can replace them with courgettes, asparagus, butternut squash or peas.Have a lovely Sunday and please #staysafeathome   Ingredients 350g...

Fresh Egg Pasts Dough

Fresh Egg Pasts Dough

  Ingredients 400g flour 4 egg Method Sift the flour into a mound on a work surface. Create a deep well in the middle of the flour and crack the eggs into this well. Whisk the eggs with the fork to combine. Mix until the dough is smooth and elastic. Shape the...

French Brioche

French Brioche

  A rich, fluffy, soft and with a beautiful flavour.French brioche with béchamel, roast ham and 3 different cheeses ?  Ingredients 500gr strong flour 150 unsalted butter 14gr dried yeast or 50gr fresh 4 eggs 2 spoons of sugar 1 teaspoon salt 250 ml milk  ...

Italian Pizza ?

Italian Pizza ?

  Ingredients 500gr strong flour 10gr salt 7gr fast-action dried yeast 300ml lukewarm water 1 tsp sugar 35ml extra virgin olive oil ( 2 tbsp for brushing) 2/3 mozzarellas 3 tbsp tomato passata Basil leaves Method In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the yeast,...

Mediterranean sea bass

Mediterranean sea bass

  A very simple recipe to finish in about 15 minutes but full of fresh, healthy and delicious Mediterranean flavours.   Ingredients 4 sea bass fresh fillet (any other white fish) 2 garlic cloves, crashed 250 gr Cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped green olives 3...

Spaghetti alla puttanesca

Spaghetti alla puttanesca

  Last summer recipe for this year. Just garlic, olives, capers, anchovies and tomatoes for a beautiful, easy and authentic Italian sauce.   Ingredients 500g Cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves 50g anchovies 100g black olives, stoned and chopped 50g capers,...

Insalata Pantesca

Insalata Pantesca

  “Pantelleria is a tiny, beautiful island that lies at the edge of the Tyrrhenian Sea, just south of Sicily, barely 80 miles off the coast of Tunisia. It is mountainous and lush with grape vines, olives, and most famously, capers, the star of the island that...

Parmigiana Di Melenzane (Aubergine Parmigiana)

Parmigiana Di Melenzane (Aubergine Parmigiana)

  Aubergine Parmigiana is one of the most loved, rich, glorious and scrumptious dish of the traditional Sicilian food. Perfect during the summer, full of the best of the Mediterranean fresh products: tomatoes, aubergines basil, mozzarella....when you try you...

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

  A great Monday comfort food! Creamy, cheesy and fluffy baked gnocchi.   Ingredients 1kg gnocchi 2 diced and drained fresh mozzarella 500ml tomato passata Basil leaves Parmesan Extra virgin Olive oil 1 onion Method Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan...

Cotoletta

Cotoletta

  Milanese Veal escalopes is one of the most famous dishes of Italian traditional cuisine. Crunchy, mouthwatering and extremely easy to make this recipe is a must-haves in Italian cooking to satisfy the whole family.   Ingredients 6 veal escalopes 100g...

Swiss Rainbow Chard and Bacon Quiche

Swiss Rainbow Chard and Bacon Quiche

  A comforting quiche recipe for Monday night! Absolutely simple and delicious!   Ingredients 1 bunch of fresh Swiss rainbow chard 1 large chopped onion 80 gr bacon 2 spoons of extravirgin olive oil 1 egg 250 gr ricotta cheese 50gr parmesan 1 sheet of...

Linguine with cherry tomatoes and king prawns

Linguine with cherry tomatoes and king prawns

  Ingredients 500 g dried linguine or spaghetti 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped extra virgin olive oil 400 g peeled raw king prawns 1 small wineglass white wine 12/14 cherry tomatoes, halved a handful of fresh parsley sea salt Black pepper   Method Bring a...

Porcini and Saffron Risotto

Porcini and Saffron Risotto

  Ingredients 350g Carnaroli rice or Arborio 200 g fresh porcini mushrooms or 50 g dried 80 g butter 75ml Brandy or dry white wine Saffron 1 vegetable broth (stock) 2 shallots or 1 white onion finely chopped 80g grated Parmesan cheese Extra virgin olive oil Salt...

Pasta alla Norma

Pasta alla Norma

  Ingredients for 4 350g tomato passata or canned tomatoes 1 small bunch basil, finely chopped 1/2 large aubergine, sliced 2cm thick Extra virgin olive oil for frying 500g pasta, large penne preferably salty ricotta cheese, Parmesan or Pecorino   Method Cook...

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

  Ingredients 150gr chopped pancetta 3 organic egg Yolks 50 gr pecorino cheese, freshly finely greated 350 gr spaghetti pasta 1 spoon extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and greated black pepper NO CREAM!   Method Heat a frying pan until hot. Add the olive oil...

Ragù Alla Bolognese

Ragù Alla Bolognese

Ingredients • 1 medium onion, finely chopped • 1/2 celery stick, finely chopped • 1 carrot, finely chopped • 150 g sweet pancetta or unsmoked streaky bacon, finely chopped • 250 g pork mince • 350 g beef mince • 1/2 glass of white wine • 1 glass whole milk • 400 g...