Penne with shrimp tails and tomato sauce

In Italy is used the name Scampi for shrimps. Try to remember it the next time you are visiting the beautiful Southern region of Italy such as Sicily or Puglia ūüėČ Pasta Penne tossed with saut√©ed shrimp tails, lots of garlic and chopped parsley then combined with a...

Shrimps and zucchini appetizers

If you are planning a romantic dinner with your partner, than you should light the candels, put some good music on, prepare two glasses of a very good white wine and cook this delicious appetizers. It is a very light dish, ideal for summer evenings. Your partner will...

Panna cotta recipe

Panna cotta dessert always reminds me about my older sister Lara who is a very good cook. Many years ago (I will not tell you how many ;)) I asked her about her original recipe. Not the one you buy in the shop in powder but the real Рoriginal one (with only...

Mezze penne con Pesto Genovese

A simple and classic pesto Genovese is made in a ”mortaio”.¬†Mortaio is an Italian common name for a bowl, usually made from stone, marble or wood (very heavy), used for making pesto Genovese. In case you do not have one in your house you may use a...

Fusilli with Mussels alla Busara

Busara is a very common way for preparing seafood in Italy. It is an excellent, simple and delicious recipe. No matter which seafood you choose the main ingredients remains always the same. This way of preparation gives plenty of delicious juice, sometimes even more...

Authentic Italian recipe for Tiramisu’

Tiramisu’ is one of the most famous Italian desserts. It‚Äôs literal translation is ‚Äėpick me up‚Äô for the coffee that it contains. With its luscious layers of whipped cream, sweetened mascarpone mixture and savoiardi biscuits softened by their dip in liqueur-spiked...

Caprese salad recipe

Caprese salad is a typical dish of the island of Capri. It recalls the 3 colours of italian flag. It is very easy to prepare. You will need only 10 minutes. With only 5 ingredients this salad is the perfect starter for summer light dinners. Ingredients: Round large...

Bucatini all’Amatriciana original recipe

Amatriciana sauce, originating from the town of Amatrice (in Lazio region), is a traditional Italian pasta sauce based on guanciale (cured pork cheek), pecorino cheese and tomato sauce. Some people in Italy argue about flavouring the sauce with chilli peppers or not....

Baby spinach with sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts

Do you know that days when you are bored about ”always the same”; salad. Without inspiration, without colour, without satisfaction ‚Ķ With this recipe I will show you that also a simple salad can be very good and tasty appetizer. As I usually say: choose...

Parmigiana recipe

Guess where does the name of the dish Parmigiana comes from? From Parmiggiano Reggiano¬†cheese which gives to Parmigiana plate brown, crispy and tasty feeling ūüôā The origin of the dish is claimed by both the Southern regions of¬†Campania¬†and¬†Sicily (south¬†Italy). ¬† ¬†¬†¬†...

Pasta Linguine with Ragu alla bolognese sauce

Pasta with Rag√Ļ alla Bolognese is my kids most favorite dish. They just love it ‚Ķ and I have to admit ‚Ķ I love it very much as well. Perhaps this pasta is the most famous Italian dish in the world. The preparation of this great recipe is very easy, but needs time...