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Rigatoni pasta with gricia sauce: a recipe to try absolutely

Rigatoni pasta with gricia sauce: a recipe to try absolutely

Traditional dish from Lazio, rigatoni pasta with gricia sauce, is not so well known, unfortunately, but it is so good that we need to introduce the world to the taste of this authentic Italian dish. Why it is so unknown? Because usually we prefer its heir, […]

Italian warm bruschetta with mushroom and Provolone cheese

Italian warm bruschetta with mushroom and Provolone cheese

I didn’t see so much snow since years!! I was expecting it  last year, but I don’t why, it snowed everywhere but here. This time I thought it was already too late and then, the other day, it started snowing and I told to myself, […]

Sweet shortcrust pastry: a traditional basic recipe

Sweet shortcrust pastry: a traditional basic recipe

Did you fancy a dessert so easy to prepare that even your husband/boyfriend can manage? 😀 You are in the right place, just follow the recipe. This sweet shortcrust pastry is perfect for making tart, sweet pie (even the apple ones) and Italian crostata. Just […]

Homemade Italian hot chocolate

Homemade Italian hot chocolate

And now that we have our hot chocolate mix… we must prepare a delicious cup of homemade Italian hot chocolate!! Why Italian? Well, because our chocolate is different! 😀 It is more thick than the usual one and it is impossible not to fall in […]

Chocolate horseshoe biscuits (Christmas cookies)

Chocolate horseshoe biscuits (Christmas cookies)

Third and last idea for handmade, homemade Christmas presents: chocolate horseshoe biscuits. After the hot chocolate mix and the salted caramel sauce, it’s time for some cookies. Why we offer this kind of biscuits for Christmas? Because the horseshoe brings good luck, so it is perfect […]

Homemade salted caramel sauce

Homemade salted caramel sauce

I am not a big fan of too much sugary desserts. I cannot say I didn’t love cake or ice-cream, I should be a liar, but I cannot eat thing too sugary. An example? Caramel cake! My boyfriend loves them so much… but I don’t!! […]

Hot chocolate mix: how to prepare it

Hot chocolate mix: how to prepare it

The count down has begun: Christmas is coming!! 😀 It’s time to think about presents, isn’t it? Some years ago I started doing little presents by my own. Easy to make and quick gifts that your beloved ones can… finally eat!! Did you really think […]

Ricotta cheese gnocchi with tomatoes, dry-cured ham and sage

Ricotta cheese gnocchi with tomatoes, dry-cured ham and sage

No time for thinking about calories or diet… on Sunday! We should only enjoy the day and have a good meal, so today we will have ricotta cheese gnocchi with tomatoes, dry-cured ham and sage! It is a quick recipe, so it’s perfect for Sundays, […]

Lumpfish caviar and tuna cheese cucumber bites

Lumpfish caviar and tuna cheese cucumber bites

What can I do with a cucumber, some tuna, creamy cheese and lumpfish caviar? Some lumpfish caviar and tuna cheese cucumber bites, of course! 😀 I have been thinking for a while about making some appetizer with cucumber, but I couldn’t find a really good […]

The bouquet garni: essential for making stock and fumet

The bouquet garni: essential for making stock and fumet

What are we preparing today? A classic and basic recipe: the bouquet garni. But what is it? It’s a bundle of aromatic herbs, created by french people and used to add some flavour and arome to our preparation. Nowadays everyone use it, not only french […]