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 →

Calabrian Chile Butter If you have followed my blog, you’ll know that I have become obsessed with Calabrian chili products. You can buy them in jars whole, or pureed into a pesto-like mixture. Calabrian chili peppers are spicy, but not overly so. Although I do like spicy food, the olderRead 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 →

Crespelle With Ricotta & Spinach Filling Crespelle are Tuscan crepes that are often used in place of pasta. They can be stuffed and rolled like cannelloni or layered as you would make a lasagna. Crespelle can also be either sweet or savory. You can use a variety of fillings forRead More →