International

Ham Patties

This recipe is terrific with vegetables or salads. You can serve with sweet chilli sauce.

Jam Tart

One of the simplest homemade cake made by italian in almost every region is the jam tart. This cake it is very easy in execution and very popular among families because it is perfect for a breakfast or as a snack for the kids. The recipe is based on a bottom of shortcrust pastry and a generous filling of sweet jam. You can choose your favorite jam to stuff it or even a chocolate cream. Kids will go mad for that!

Lasagna with Genovese Pesto

The lasagna with pesto sauce is a delicious Italian main course very tasty and flavorful. It is an alternative to traditional lasagna made with meat sauce and béchamel. For the preparation of this recipe you can challenge your chef skills in making some homemade ingredients like pasta, the sauce and pesto. If you have limited time, you can use pesto sauce, bechamel and even pasta, ready to mix and match within your lasagne. In this case the required dosage for pesto is 250 gr. Even for the sauce we recommend to use at least 250 gr. In each case the result will be fabulous! Buon Appetito!

Lasagne alla Bolognese

You can not claim to know the italian cuisine without ever having tasted a dish of lasagna. The Bolognese Lasagne are a very tasty and amazing italian recipe, a typical dish of food in the Italian region of Emilia Romagna, as its name suggests, the city of Bologna. Basicly it is made with egg pasta, ideally home-made, but you can find them also packaged at the supermarket. This recipe will teach you to prepare them having available the lasagna. A mix that will delight your palate up to bring you into paradise of taste!

Leek and salmon light Gratin

This main dish is easy to make for dinner, and also a delicious recipe for your guests.

Milanese Cutlet

The Milanese cutlet(Cotoletta alla Milanese) is an italian recipe of meat. It is very easy and quick to prepare. The classic version of the recipe includes the use of veal cutlets with the bone thickness of 2-3 cm, but more often are used thinner slices of meat without bone. Also it is possible to cook your cutlet using slices of turkey or chicken as well. Very similar to the Austrian “Wiener Schnitzel” seems to have been introduced in Italy, by the Marshal Josef Radetzky who spent a long time in Milan during the Austrian occupation of the Italian region of Lombardy. The cutlet is loved by adults and children, it is crispy and tasty, may be accompanied by french fries or fresh salad.

Mushrooms or… not?

I love mushrooms! Either cooked or raw in salads or… sweet and crunchy on top of cakes!!!… Here is a recipe that I love to make especially when I have guests

Omelette

An omelette that anyone can prepare at home for a quick meal. It is a delicious and fast recipe. This is a simple quick recipe that you can use as a base and improvise. You may add peppers for more veggie flavor and taste or ham to make it more.. meaty!

Pappardelle with Porcini Mushroom in Bechamèl sauce

This italian main course based on egg pasta is one of the favourite of the most demanding palates. Mainly because “porcino” mushroom is one of the most tasty and exquisite you may find around Alp’s forest in the northern Italian territory as well in the Central Appenin. The flavour of this reach browny mushroom matches perfectly with a bit of bechamèl sauce, to make tagliatelle more delicate and slippy. You can buy a package of italian tagliatelle or tagliolini at the supermarket and just prepare the fast sauce with Porcini and bachamel. If you wish to offer to your guest a surprising delicacy with a mountain taste, but you want to do by yourself your homemade pasta, first follow our tutorial “Basic recipe for homemade italian egg pasta” to prepare pappardelle, tagliatelle or tagliolini! You will find this tutorial in the italian and international cuisine section. Then all you can do is to dress and serve hot them with the delicious sauce! Good Luck!

Passatelli in Broth

The traditional Italian recipes never cease to amaze the most discerning palates. The recipe for “passatelli” is back in vogue, recently rediscovered by the best Italian and international chefs. In addition to the most well-known for durum wheat pasta or egg Italian, maybe not everyone knows passatelli, made from a delicious mixture typical of the Italian region of Emilia Romagna, based parmesan cheese, eggs and bread crumbs, cooked and eaten in soup, a feature that make this recipe suitable in winter.

Pasta and beans

Italian “pasta and beans” is a very tasty dish and very popular in all regions. “Pasta e Fagioli” was the common dish prepared in the houses of farmers and farm laborers that they did not have anything else but the products of their backyard. Being a very popular recipe several versions exist. What we are proposing is substantial, creamy and genuinely tasteful, perfect during autumn. Should be enjoyed hot with a fine glass of red wine and may be sufficient as a single dish.

Pasta with ragù flavored with vegetable garden’s perfumes

The pasta with ragù is a traditional first course of the Italian cuisine. You can season ragù with all types of durum wheat pasta: fusilli pasta, spaghetti, penne, shells, macaroni. If you have egg pasta such as tagliatelle or tagliolini, know that the first course will be even tastier, because egg pasta is more porous therefore it absorbs even better the sauce. Then choose the type of pasta you want to use and the doses per person. To amaze your guests, this time, we are telling you how to prepare a slight variation of ragù more flavored with the scents of the garden such as bay leaves, basil, tomato, celery, carrot and onion. Remember that the secret of a good homemade ragù is to cook it on low heat for at least 1 hour and a half…. So take your time!