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Gnocchi with(rocket) arugula pesto and prawns Gnocchi con pesto di rucola e gamberetti

POTATO GNOCCHI WITH ARUGULA PESTO AND PRAWNS

The freshness of arugula is very inviting in the heat of the Italian summer. This is, of course, a variation of the famous “pesto” par ...
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freshly made potato gnocchi gnocchi di patate freschi

POTATO GNOCCHI, A GIFT FROM AMERICAS

Potato gnocchi recipe is relatively recent in the Italian tradition, compared to the other ones. Gnocchi are spread in all regions of Italy, and with ...
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Rabbit tuna tonno di coniglio

RABBIT TUNA

Tuna and rabbit, together? Why this odd name? A legend says that in 19th century the rules about fasting were particularly strict, and the friars ...
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Stuffed eggplant ready to be served

CARMELA’S STUFFED EGGPLANT

This recipe of stuffed eggplant was generously given me by Carmela, a very sweet woman from Puglia. In Calabria they boil the eggplant whole and ...
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Strawberry panna cotta

STRAWBERRY PANNA COTTA (BAVARESE)

Strawberry season reaches its peak in May, offering the sweetest and most delicious flavour. This panna cotta intensifies their freshness creating a symphony of tastes ...
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Gnudi in the garden

Gnudi, typical Tuscan ricotta and spinach gnocchi

Gnudi is a typical Tuscan dish, simple and tasty, where the filling is served in the form of gnocchi but without the pasta wrap. The name comes ...
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Carnevale fritters

Carnevale Fritters – a regional delight celebrated across Italy

These are typical fritters made for Carnevale. They are extremely simple and very popular all over Italy. Of course, each region has its own slight ...
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maiale - pork from Toscana

The Italian Pork Road … from Romagna to Florence

A genuine Romagna woman, I moved from Ravenna to Florence because finally I had found someone who wanted to make a respectable woman out of ...
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