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 →

Lake Bolsena ( Activities ) Lake Bolsena is sometimes called Italy’s belly button from its shape and location in the middle of the peninsula. It is located about 100 km north of Rome and is surrounded by the beautiful landscapes of Northern Lazio, sometimes called Tuscia, and has borders close toRead More →

Perfect Pumpkin Bread I haven’t visited Starbucks in a while, but if there are any slices of glazed lemon bread or pumpkin bread for sale, I am ALWAYS tempted. The pumpkin bread is usually a fall-only treat, but it is perfectly moist, slightly dense, and spiced with warm spices suchRead 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 →

Easy No-Bake Brownie Cheesecake Parfait No-Bake Brownie Cheesecake Parfait is a delicious decadent dessert. Layers of brownie bites, creamy cheesecake, homemade chocolate glaze, toasted coconut, and more. This Brownie Cheesecake Parfait is your Perfect Dessert. No-bake desserts are one of my favourite because why turn on the oven if you don’t have to? Especially during the summer when it’s hot – when it gets to be AugustRead More →

Italian Lemon Biscotti (Cantucci) Lemon Biscotti, a classic Italian cookie recipe that is crunchy and nutty with toasted hazelnuts and almonds. Biscotti is easy to make, and the lemon flavor in these cookies is just perfect. A great cookie any time of year! The absolute best cookie for dunking in coffee (or wine, as Italians often do) is biscotti. Biscotti are twice-baked cookies that are crunchy and soRead More →

Taleggio & Pancetta Pasta Bake I am a sucker for baked pasta of any description. Whether it is a dish of paper-thin pasta sheets in a lasagna, or a bubbly, golden brown topped pasta bake like this one, I would always choose baked pasta over any other type. This dishRead More →

Cheesy Baked Tortellini This Cheesy Baked Tortellini is the perfect anytime Dinner. Fast and Simple, a Delicious Family Meal with a homemade tomato sauce, cheese, and tortellini pasta. I could eat pasta every day but we don’t because as much as we love it, the Italian has been told by his doctor to cut backRead More →