January 17, 2018

Didi you ever try to make Gnocchi by yourself? Perhaps the right question should be: did you ever try home made Gnocchi?? This is an amazing Italian dishes, made by the simplest ingredients that you can find everywhere: flour, potatoes, eggs!!

It has been a traditional type of Italian pasta of (probable) Middle Eastern origin since Roman times. It was introduced by the Roman legions during the expansion of the empire into the countries of the European c...

January 9, 2018

Here we are again with our first 2018 recipe!! Cake sweet cake, as always using some seasonal and easy to find ingredient: orange!

This is a classic cake you can make for breakfast, for your tea time or when your friends show up at your door! An easy dish that makes everyone happy!

Prep: 55min -  Level: Easy - Serving: 8


- 125gr Sugar

- 180ml Fresh Orage Juice 

- 3 eggs

- 2 Orange zest 

- 80gr Butter

- 270gr Flour

- 10gr Baking Yeast 

- Pinch of...

December 1, 2017

Now a days Besciamella sauce seems to have become something cool and fancy, while previously it was our great-grandmothers who used this sauce in their home-made lasagnas and Canneloni, to add flavour, creaminess and texture.

Most of us confuse bechamel sauce with classic cream, and it's commonly thought that Italians put cream or besciamella in all of their dishes (horror!!), from Pasta alla Carbonara to Pasta Amatriciana or even into the simple...

November 16, 2017

This is that kind of recipes that you can find everywhere in Italy with hundreds of variations from family to family. You can make it light, heavy, thick or thin, either way the taste will be always the same: amazing! Good eaten cold, superb eaten right out of the pan! You can bring it with you for your lunch at work inside your panino...if you can leave some for the next day.

Here our version, straight out from my mom's recipe book

Prep: 45min -  Level: Easy...

November 8, 2017

Hearty and nutritious, minestrone soup is a tasty crowd-pleaser and is super-easy to tweak according to the vegetables you have in the house!

Perfect if you don't feel like cooking or you are too tired (or too lazy)! 

Let's get cooking!

Prep: 30min -  Level: SUPER Easy - Serving: 4


- 1 White Onion

- 2 Carrots

- 2 Potatoes

- 2 Celery Stalks

- 1 Garlic

- 100gr Cauliflower

- 100gr Broccoli

- 50gr Peas

- 50gr Beans

- 50gr Chickpea

- Frozen Food Bag


1. St...

October 31, 2017

Make this fruity pie as a Halloween treat. Puff pastry filled with strawberry jam and apple, and decorated with icing eyes for an Egyptian 'mummy' effect...

Prep: 45/50min -  Level: Easy - Serving: 8


- 500gr Puff Pastry

- 100gr strawberry Jam (or your favorite fruit jam!)

- 1 Large Apple peeled, cored and thinly sliced

- 1 Egg beaten

- 20gr Raw Sugar

- Icing sugar

- Salt&Pepper

- Olive oil


1. Lightly dust a work surface with flour. Roll out the...

October 20, 2017

If you are reading this post it means you already watched our video! That's great because it also means that you got hungry and you want to try to make this recipe as Italian tradition wants to.

Forget butter, onion, garlic and CREAM. Enjoy this easy and super tasty traditional dish as you would in Rome.

Prep: 15/25min -  Level: Easy - Serving: 4


- 400gr Spaghetti

- 150gr Guanciale (good quality Pancetta if you don't find Guanciale)

- 1 Large App...

October 19, 2017

Introduced in the 1500s, coffee has developed its own culture in Italy. Learn how to blend in at any Italian "bar" with our five-step guide!

The day is defined by coffee rituals: a cappuccino with breakfast, a caffè macchiato – or two – as an afternoon pick-me-up, and espresso after dinner. And like any culture, that of Italian coffee comes with seemingly mysterious laws.

Order a latte, and you’ll receive a glass of milk (which is exactly what you ordered).


October 13, 2017

During this season, gardens and local markets are painted orange and you can find many different kinds of pumpkins and squash, for a low price. Thanks to its sweet and creamy flavour, pumpkins are very versatile, and can be used to create an entire menu, from appetiser to dessert.

A 100-gram amount of raw pumpkin provides 26 kilocalories of food energy and is an excellent source (20% or more the Daily Value) of provitamin A beta-carotene and...

October 10, 2017

Even if the days are getting shorter and the cold breeze reminds us to get our coat ready, we still have good "weapons" to fight the coming winter. October is the month of Porcini mushrooms, a delicious kind of mushroom which adds a nutty flavour to any dish. In Italy, they are usually eaten at Sunday lunch with the classic tagliatelle or risotto. 

Reach and intense in flavour, it's one of the best ways to get an applause...

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