If you are cravinga light yet flavorful pasta dish that is perfect for summer, then there is no need to look fruther! This Pasta alla Crudaiola is the perfect choice! It is a traditional Italian pasta dish that is made from fresh ingredients including tomatoes and basil and is aRead More →

This tomato focaccia recipe is the most traditional focaccia recipe made in Italy’s “heel of the boot,” the region of Puglia. It is moist and airy, salty and tangy, and makes a delicious lunch or dinner accompanied by a large green salad or some slices of prosciutto or an ItalianRead More →

The perfect way to use up all that zucchini? Make this delicious Zucchini Bread. An easy quick bread filled with pecans or your favorite nuts. The perfect snack or dessert bread. Even the kids will love it! I love making sweet breads or quick breads as they are also known.Read More →

Cool and creamy, this chocolate chip frozen yogurt cake is a delicious alternative to ice cream! Made with Greek yogurt and dark chocolate chips, I promise no one will know it’s a healthier summertime dessert.  This fro-yo dessert is the perfect way to celebrate warmer weather and summertime! A creamyRead More →

Red Pepper Pesto, is a combination of the smoky sweetness of roasted red bell peppers, garlic, Parmesan cheese, almonds and pine nuts to create a delicious pesto. Toss it with pasta for a delectable meal, spread it on sandwiches for a burst of flavor, or use it as a dressingRead More →

Savory bite size Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups are made with thinly sliced grilled zucchini then rolled up with a cheese and prosciutto filling before being baked with breadcrumbs and Parmesan. These healthy and flavorful small bites are the perfect appetizer for any summer gathering!  I first made these grilled zucchini roll-upsRead More →

Zucchini and shrimp pasta is a light and satisfying Italian meal with tender shrimp, crisp zucchini, and flavorful pasta tossed with garlic and olive oil. It’s simple yet filling enough for a summertime weeknight pasta dinner but could also be served for any special occasion!  This shrimp and pasta dishRead More →

This is a super quick and easy classic Italian almond cookie recipe that is sure to delight you and your family members with a fragrant batch of cookies in no time. These delicious almond cookies last a long time when stored properly and are great for filling cookie tins forRead More →

This Strawberry Ripple Ice Cream, is a creamy No Churn Ice Cream Recipe, made with chopped strawberries and a drizzle of melted chocolate. The perfect summertime treat, any time of the day! If it’s as hot where you are as it is here in Italy then this No Churn IceRead More →

Amatriciana with Fresh Tomatoes, is a delicious Italian Pasta Dish, made with either pancetta or guancialli and fresh tomatoes. It is a fast and easy dinner Idea for any occasion. Ahhh September, the heat of the summer is over and I can’t wait until it arrives, especially this year! DuringRead More →