Inspired by what the land produces, Tuscan chicken is roasted with simple vegetables for big flavors.
Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.
Chewy sun-dried tomatoes and briny olives, a hit of citrus from sweet oranges and a tangy lemon vinaigrette, make for a balanced salad with brown rice.
After boiling, the gnocchi is baked in butter until browned. Then back to the oven with peas and finished with lemon zest and parmesan for a delightful dish.
It makes a difference to understand what sauces are best served with each durum based dish. Discover new pasta shapes and the sauces to serve with them.
An introduction to an ambitious Southern chef who seeks to provide a nostalgic eating experience for his customers while sharing the history of Italian food.
Biscotti – the cookie that feels so wrong as you make it: it goes against every typical cookie recipe, because you bake it, slice it and then bake it again, to the point where it’s a cookie rock. But that’s what coffee is for. To tenderize that cookie rock so that you can savor the sweet delicate flavor of it.
Discover paradise in Italy at these suggested places to go and things to do, including insider tips from a satisfied traveler recently back from a small town in Tuscany.
Similar to gelato, but without the churning, this cool dessert is sure sweet, but tart cherries bring the perfect touch to round it out. Adapted from New Zealand’s Food magazine.
Does rosé make you think of sunny spring days and summer patio sessions? It’s time to change that! Check out this Italian wine that is complex enough for the cooler months and heavier dishes.
Pilaf, which is traditionally made with rice, can contain a variety of different ingredients depending on the culture cooking it. This adaptation takes on an Italian spin: with celery, carrots, onion, thyme, and oregano. And a handful of raisins to add some sweetness.
Wine vinegar (Aceto di vino) is one of the condiments of excellence in the Italian cuisine. After the fermentation and aging of the wine and vinegar, you get the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, a typical product of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Northern Italy).
It’s that time of year again – when steaming hot, creamy risottos become an essential part of dinnertimes. This mushroom and thyme risotto is a classic – and it’s super easy. Happy Meatless Monday!
Crespelles, an Italian version of crepes, can be filled with anything. Add prosciutto and provolone, or a garlic and kale salad for a creative “sandwich.”
Get in the holiday entertaining spirit with spinach and artichoke arancini appetizers and a decadent, dense chocolate truffle cake.
As a side or main, whip up a sun-dried tomato risotto by easily baking in the oven. Create a fun chocolate dessert cake with yogurt and cannellini beans.
Cozy artichoke risotto and a decadent hazelnut praline chocolate roulade, which also is gluten free, make for a delicious duo that is perfect for the holidays.
Easily prepare spinach and artichoke lasagna well before your guests arrive, then bake and enjoy. Finish the meal with a rich chocolate arborio rice pudding.
Liven up your holiday spread with a rich, slow cooked sausage and mushroom dish served over creamy polenta. Finish the meal with a fudgy chocolate cake topped with Baci chocolates.
Try this simple Italian-style potato recipe with swiss chard, chili pepper flakes, and a tasty garlic dressing that doesn’t require ANY mayonaisse for once!