Fugassa Veneta What is Fugassa Veneta? Fugassa Veneta or “Venetian Focaccia,” is a yeasted sweet bread from Venice that is traditionally prepared and served for Easter. Although this bread was historically a dessert for the poor, it has become a famous staple in Italian cuisine.  Easter doesn’t just mean chocolateRead More →

Creamy Mushroom Pasta Creamy Mushroom Pasta – a quick and easy mushroom pasta recipe with the best creamy sauce. The mushrooms are cooked in butter and herbs and then combined with cream and Parmesan to make a velvety sauce that is perfect tossed with pasta. If you want to tryRead More →

Homemade Blueberry Pie Blueberry Pie, the perfect pie with a tender homemade crust filled with a fresh blueberry filling made from scratch. Looking for a fresh fruit dessert recipe? This fruit pie is it! Despite the heat, there are many reasons to love Italy in August, and making pies withRead More →

Erbazzone What is Erbazzone? Crisp, light, fresh, and delicious, this is Erbazzone. Erbazzone is a thin savory pie made from a simple pastry filled with fresh greens, meat, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. It is a specialty of the Reggio-Emilia cuisine and makes for a tasty and healthy snack or lunch.  ARead More →

Easter Taralli These Easter Taralli are slightly sweet. They have a light bready texture with are covered in a simple glaze. Boiled then baked they are an Italian Easter tradition. There are basically 2 types of taralli, sweet and savory. This sweet recipe is easy to make and perfect anytimeRead More →

Easter Egg Tiramisu Homemade Tiramisu served in chocolate eggs is an easy Easter dessert recipe. The tiramisu is cold and creamy with coffee-soaked ladyfingers and mascarpone filling – it’s served in hollow chocolate eggs for a fun presentation for a holiday meal. If you want a festive dessert this year,Read More →

Italian Chicken Boscaiola This easy Chicken Boscaiola is creamy and delicious. A creamy mushroom Italian chicken recipe that is perfectly spiced and can be served as a family or special occasion get together. A reader recently asked if I had a recipe for Pollo alla Boscaiola, I had eaten itRead More →

Italian Easter Sweet Bread Easter Sweet Bread is a loaf of soft bread studded with raisins and brushed with sugar glaze before serving. This type of yeast bread is a traditional bread recipe enjoyed by Italians during the Easter holiday.  If it’s Easter, it’s time to bake, and, of course,Read More →

Egg Yolk Lemon Cake This is not your ordinary lemon cake – this Egg Yolk cake has the best moist and tender crumb and fresh lemon juice and zest for a bright citrus flavor. The perfect anytime cake for breakfast, dessert, or snacks! Ever wondered what to make with leftover egg yolks? Well now you know, makeRead More →