Salsiccia and friarielli, the perfect Italian combo

Salsiccia and friarielli, the perfect Italian combo

A delicious combo: salsiccia and friarielli Salsiccia and friarielli is a typical Italian second course. It is original from the Campania region, specifically from Naples. This dish is very easy to prepare and it has a unique flavour. Friarielli is a type of vegetable...
Melanzane a pullastiello: Napoli welcomes you!

Melanzane a pullastiello: Napoli welcomes you!

City of art, sea and… food! Everybody is crazy about Neapolitan food, and there is a good reason for it. Among all the specialities that make this beautiful city one of the most visited by food lovers, we count not only the world-wide famous pizza, but also...
Palermo’s Anelletti

Palermo’s Anelletti

Anelletti al forno, a culinary treasure of Sicilian cuisine Sicilian cuisine hides a lot of culinary treasures. One example is Anelletti al forno (“a pasta u furnu” in Sicilian dialect). This is a traditional first course of this region, loved by young and...
The history of Sardinian taste: la fregula

The history of Sardinian taste: la fregula

Fregula, an ancient recipe for a unique first course They say this first course had been created over 1000 years ago, in the magical island of Sardinia, who is the motherland of lots of sensational dishes. This tasty but simple recipe has a format made of many,...
Sicilian Cous Cous: from Africa to Trapani

Sicilian Cous Cous: from Africa to Trapani

The Sicilian cous cous is a mix of fresh fish and aromas that evoke the scents of Sicily. It is summer and everybody is already suffering from hot weather, so if you are looking for a cold, fast but tasty dish to surprise your soul mate and friends or a delicious...
A perfect summer appetizer: pinzimonio

A perfect summer appetizer: pinzimonio

Dip raw vegetables in a sauce made with olive oil, salt and pepper and you won’t regret it! Pinzimonio, also known as ‘zalimperio’ or ‘cacimperio’, is a raw sauce made with olive oil, salt and pepper and optionally vinegar, in which food...
The 10 most famous Italian summer recipes

The 10 most famous Italian summer recipes

Here’s the ten most famous recipes that you can find in Italy to face the hottest days, perfect for the summer: tasty, fresh, light and colorful dishes for everyone! 1. Rice salad Colorful and tasty, there are a lot of variations of rice salad (insalata di riso): the...
The Genovese in Naples

The Genovese in Naples

The Genovese, the Neapolitan ragout The Genoese is a traditional recipe from Campania, very popular all over Italy. Although the name refers to the Ligurian city, this recipe doesn’t come from its territory. The Genoese is a ragout sauce perfect for pasta...
Cassata Siciliana: the queen of Sicilian desserts

Cassata Siciliana: the queen of Sicilian desserts

A cone-shaped pie made of soft sponge cake and a delicious ricotta cream enriched with candied fruit and chocolate drops: the Cassata Siciliana The Cassata Siciliana is a traditional pie based on sugared ricotta (traditionally sheep), sponge cake, royal pasta, and...
Peperoni ‘mbuttunati from Naples with love

Peperoni ‘mbuttunati from Naples with love

Peperoni Imbottiti (stuffed peppers) and curiosities on this recipe The peperoni ‘mbuttunati is a traditional recipe from Naples and Campania region. They are known also as puparuoli ‘mbuttunati. This second course is substantial and tasty. This recipe was born...
Fennel and orange salad, the quick and tasty road to Sicily

Fennel and orange salad, the quick and tasty road to Sicily

A fresh and tasty salad for a quick lunch, that will take you to Sicily in one bite. Fennel and orange salad is a light and refreshing side dish, typical of Sicilian cuisine. This dish can be served as an accompaniment to a rich second course or as a tasty aperitif....
Sicily and its Pasta ‘ncasciata

Sicily and its Pasta ‘ncasciata

Pasta ‘ncasciata, from tradition to popularity thanks to Commissario Montalbano. Pasta ‘ncasciata is the perfect dish to share and enjoy with family and friends. It is a baked pasta that works as a single dish, typical of the Sicily region. This dish is...
Orecchiette alle cime di rapa, an Apulian delight

Orecchiette alle cime di rapa, an Apulian delight

Orecchiette, Recchitelle or Strascinati? Retichelle and strascinati are two other names of orecchiette alle cime di rapa (Orecchiette with turnip tops). This recipe is traditional from Apulia’s region especially from the province of Bari. It is a typical dish...
Emilia Romagna’s best treat: gnocco fritto

Emilia Romagna’s best treat: gnocco fritto

Top street food delicacy Gnocco Fritto is one of the most famous and delicious dishes of Italian cuisine. This recipe belongs to traditional Emilian gastronomy and it’s one of the most known street food in the country. All over Italy, this specialty is known...
Cotoletta alla valdostana, easy and tasty

Cotoletta alla valdostana, easy and tasty

The perfect dish for the greediest Cotoletta alla Valdostana is one of the most typical dishes of Aosta Valley cuisine. This recipe is known all over Italy and also abroad. This second course is perfect in Autumn or Winter period because of the fatty ingredients. In...
Easter means picnic with Torta Pasqualina

Easter means picnic with Torta Pasqualina

Torta Pasqualina, the perfect Easter appetizer Easter is here, what is the best way to celebrate? Preparing Torta Pasqualina! Torta Pasqualina is a traditional Italian recipe prepared on Easter! It is the perfect dish to celebrate spring and for outdoor snacks,...