Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn

Paola is Italian and cooking has always been her passion. In October of 2012 she founded her cooking blog “Passion and Cooking” to collect her recipes and give friends a sampling of true Italian cuisine. She collaborates with several Italian and American magazines and just published her first book - Love is Eating - Healthy and Tasty Italian Recipes for Family Meal (click on http://www.passionandcooking.com/book/).

Pastiera Napoletana

A delicious Easter pie prepared with Italian pie dough filled with cooked wheat kernels, ricotta cheese, candied fruits, eggs and sugar.

Custard-Filled Cornucopias

A puff pastry dessert from Campania that is filled with a lemon custard and topped with toasted almonds.


Stuffed and Fried Panzerotti

Panzerotti dough is similar to pizza or focaccia, but it is stuffed with tomato and mozzarella and then deep fried to perfection.

Homemade Pistachio Ice Cream

Create homemade pistachio ice cream made with high quality ingredients and no food colorings for a rich flavor and true green color.