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...
The best tomato sauce

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...

Spring Asparagus Pesto

Spring Asparagus Pesto

  Ingredients 200 g asparagus 6/8 leaves basil 20 g pine nuts 1 glove garlic (optional) 50g Parmigiano 50ml extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Method Wash the asparagus and cook the in boiling water. Let it cook for 5 minutes until they become...

Pesto alla Trapanese

Pesto alla Trapanese

  The best tastefully and simple recipe from Sicily. Pesto alla Trapanese (almonds and basil Sicilian pesto) recipe comes from Trapani in Sicily, and was created as an almond and tomato-based alternative to the typical basil and pine nut version. I didn’t have...

Zucchini Pesto

Zucchini Pesto

  Pesto is one of my favourite Italian, traditional sauce, especially for very lazy, busy day. During the weekend I tried to make a perfect and simple summertime variation to the traditional pesto recipe adding fried zucchini and pistachios. My family loved it!...

Fastest, flavourful and richest pasta sauce ever

Fastest, flavourful and richest pasta sauce ever

  A beautiful sunny day and thinking already about summer ????Only four, fantastic ingredients for the fastest, flavourful and richest pasta sauce ever and about 10 minutes to cook!!!   Ingredients 2 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons...

Pesto Alla Trapanese

Pesto Alla Trapanese

  The best tastefully and simple recipe from Sicily. Pesto alla Trapanese (almonds and basil Sicilian pesto) recipe comes from Trapani in Sicily, and was created as an almond and tomato-based alternative to the typical basil and pine nut version.  ...