There are so many Italian baked pasta recipes (called pasta al forno in Italian), with the most common recipe made around the world being lasagna, as well as baked ziti to a lesser extent. The recipe we are proposing today is reminiscent of baked ziti, but a whole lot meatier and creamier! Keep reading toRead More →

This incredibly delicious and vibrant Easy Caprese Salad Recipe is a popular Italian favorite! Made with layers of ripe juicy tomatoes, thick slices of fresh mozzarella cheese, and fragrant basil, this authentic Italian version from Campania is then finished with a drizzle of rich olive oil and a sprinkle ofRead More →

Tigelle are small circular focaccia bread rolls that look like English muffins and are used to make cute round sandwiches that can be either sweet or savory and are always delicious. Originally cooked in wood-fired ovens between terracotta “tigelle” and then later made with a piece of equipment called aRead More →

Almost like delicious little handheld folded pizzas, panzerotti are typical Southern Italian fried turnovers with a savory filling. Made with pizza dough, these turnovers are stuffed with creamy mozzarella and tomato sauce for this classic recipe before being fried to perfection. What is panzerotti? Basically, panzerotti is fried dough thatRead More →

Baci di dama are two tiny domed Italian cookies made from flour, butter, and ground toasted almonds or hazelnuts held together with a delicious filling of dark melted chocolate in the center. This recipe for Italian cookies comes from the Piedmontese cuisine in Northern Italy where hazelnuts and almonds haveRead More →

This authentic Pasta Puttanesca recipe is so incredibly simple, yet so unbelievably good! Made with just 10 basic ingredients, including spaghetti, olive oil, garlic, anchovies, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and capers, this delicious comforting classic is bursting with bold savory flavors. It’s a quick and easy 30-minute quick dish that theRead More →

When it is strawberry season and you find the plumpest, freshest strawberries at your local farmer’s market it means spring is here and it is time to make our favorite dessert with a special twist! This delicious strawberry tiramisu recipe has all the rich ingredients of a traditional tiramisu likeRead More →

Gnocchi alla Romana is a dish from Lazio, the Italian region where Rome is located. It is a typical first course dish that is prepared on Thursdays as a filling dish served alongside meatballs to help Romans through the next day, Friday, that historically had lighter meals and no meatRead More →

If you’ve ever eaten tiramisu, then you have tasted the delicious, creamy goodness of fresh mascarpone cream. This easy mascarpone cream recipe makes a sweet, velvety dessert you can eat with a spoon with just four ingredients: eggs, sugar, water and mascarpone cheese. It is a super simple recipe thatRead More →

One of the most classic and delicious desserts to enjoy on a warm summer’s evening after a meal is affogato al caffè. Affogato means “drowned” and this sweet and creamy gelato dessert is made with two simple ingredients: cold gelato ice cream drowned in hot espresso coffee. The coffee meltsRead More →