Potato Gnocchi With Gorgonzola Cream Sauce This was my son’s favorite dish growing up. If I needed to encourage him to do something he really didn’t want to do, I’d offer Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce. You can use this sauce with either potato gnocchi or ricotta gnocchi depending onRead More →

Botanical Garden, Padua The Botanical Garden or Orto Botanico of Padua is a masterpiece of academic gardening and the oldest in the World stil at its original site. The post Botanical Garden, Padua appeared first on Life in Italy. Source: Botanical Garden, Padua Download article as PDFRead More →

Cinnamon Rhubarb Quick Loaf I have been a big fan of rhubarb since I was a young girl sampling rhubarb straight out of my Nana’s garden. I have tried growing rhubarb in my garden in Italy without success, so I often buy it in bulk when it comes in seasonRead More →

Easy Pantry Pasta Life is beginning to get back to normal now, with kids heading back to school, and many can now take part in after-school activities. Having a busy family, often with both parents working, creates a struggle to get tasty, filling meals on the table each night. PastaRead More →

Eggplant Parmesan This is my favorite way to maked Eggplant Parmesan, and I try to make it at least once a month. I add a layer of creamy ricotta cheese which gives this traditional dish added substance and flavor. This recipe freezes well, and and leftovers the next day areRead More →

Raspberry, Almond, Buttermilk Cake When it comes to berries, raspberries are my favorite. Unfortunately, their growing season is relatively short. When I can pick fresh, local raspberries, I do so as soon as I see that the raspberry farms are open. The tart yet sweet flavor of freshly picked raspberriesRead More →

Crispy Chicken Cutlets With Fresh Tomatoes This is one of my favorite chicken dishes that I have made frequently over the years. Luckily, ripe, sweet cherry tomatoes are available year round, so anytime I am in the mood for this dish I can find the ingredients and pull this dishRead More →

Cinnamon Spice Pistachio Biscotti When it comes to sweets of any type, I prefer something with fruit or nuts or one that contains warm spices. When I can, I add cinnamon to anything I bake. There is nothing better in my mind than the aroma of cinnamon wafting through myRead More →