Mushroom Puff Pastry Appetizers Mushroom Puff Pastry Appetizers, a fast and easy finger food that will be gone in minutes. The perfect Bite Size Appetizer for family dinners or get togethers. The other day I decided to make one of our favourite lasagna, White Sauce Lasagna, if you haven’t triedRead More →

Cinnamon Almond Welsh Cakes Cinnamon Almond Welsh Cakes are traditional tea cakes from Wales that taste like a cross between pancakes and scones. They are easy to make on the stovetop and delicious with tea or coffee. This Welsh cakes recipe is flavored with cinnamon and almonds – the perfectRead More →

Creamy Mushroom Risotto Mushroom Risotto is a creamy rice dish made with broth, white rice, mushrooms, and two kinds of cheese. Some mascarpone cheese makes it rich and creamy and Parmesan adds lots of flavor. Homemade risotto is not hard to make and the results are amazing. This is aRead More →

Roasted Breaded Broccoli Breaded Broccoli that is baked instead of fried, but just as crispy and delicious! This is an easy side dish recipe – skip those plain broccoli florets and coat them in an easy bread crumb coating and everyone will want a second helping. Unfortunately, we are coming to the end of the season of oneRead More →

Trippa alla Romana What is Trippa? Trippa or tripe is obtained from the three cavities between the esophagus and the stomach. The prestòmaci is the rumen (the largest sac-shaped part, also called tripe, cross, cross, belly, smooth tripe or busecca), the reticulum (or cap, a small sac with a globularRead More →

Chocolate Chunk Cookies These Chocolate Chunk Cookies are fast and easy to prepare, mix and bake. So full of chocolate no one will be complaining that they didn’t get a chip! I have tried many Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes in my life and shared quite a few recipes too. But these are our favourite soRead More →

Acquacotta What is Acquacotta? Acquacotta is a simple and tasty soup that is a staple of the lower Maremma area of Tuscany, encompassing Maremma Grossetana and the Tuscia area in the Viterbo province. Acquacotto is part of other Tuscan soups like pancotto and ribollita. Depending on the region, the dishRead More →

BBQ Oven-Baked Ribs Baked Spare Ribs in a delicious easy sweet and tangy sauce. You only need five ingredients and I’m sharing the easiest way to make tender baked ribs – they are Perfect served over rice or on their own.  I love to share my mom’s recipes – she was a great cook and her recipes are always simple,Read More →

Fluffy Lactose Free Pancakes Lactose Free Pancakes, are so fast and easy to make from scratch. Light, fluffy, and delicious – they will be your new go-to dairy-free pancakes recipe. Whenever our eldest daughter comes back home for a visit, we plan family and friends get-togethers and, of course, sheRead More →

Pancotto Recipe Just as “acquacotta” explains its make up,  “water and a little more”, so does “pancotto,” which means “bread, water and a little more!” But unlike acquacotta, which is typically from Maremma, pancotto  is common to many Italian regions. Like so many ancient dishes with humble and peasant origins,Read More →