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Torta Pasqualina Easter Pie

Torta Pasqualina (Italian Easter Pie)

The Torta Pasqualina (Italian Pasqualina Easter Pie) comes directly from the ancient Ligurian culinary tradition. This rustic cake is easy to prepare and is usually cooked for Easter. We know that the recipe for this savory pie dates back to the Middle Ages, although the first mention is from the Sixteenth Century, by Ortensio Lando,

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Baked Lamba Potatoes Oven

Baked Lamb With Potatoes

The most devoted to traditions will not fail to bring to the Easter table a typical dish based on lamb. The lamb carries with it suggestions and Christian symbols that are still alive and honored. Its unique taste with wild notes makes it much loved among Easter second courses, for this reason it is the

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Casatiello Dolce (Sweet Casatiello)

Casatiello Dolce

The Casatiello Dolce (Sweet Casatiello) is a cake symbol of the Easter tradition together with the Neapolitan pastiera. It has the same name of Casatiello Napoletano but it’s a totally different dish. Nothing to do with the beloved and well-known salted casatiello, the dough is completely different. It is in fact prepared with mother yeast or,

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Casatiello Napoletano

Casatiello Napoletano

The Casatiello Napoletano (Easter Bread from Naples) is a bakery product of the Neapolitan culinary tradition, with ancient origins. With its filling rich in cheese and sausages, it was a special dish, which was prepared only during celebrations, required a long leavening and was cooked in a wood-fired oven. Over time it has become one

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Pasta e patate alla napoletana

Pasta e Patate alla Napoletana

The Pasta e Patate alla Napoletana (Neapolitan Pasta and Potatoes) is a delicious variation of the classic Pasta and Potatoes. It is a first course whose roots are really humble. Combining potatoes with pasta in fact is an ingenious way to prepare a very poor peasant dish. To make the preparation richer, pancetta (or cheek

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Saltimbocca alla Romana

Saltimbocca Alla Romana

The Saltimbocca alla Romana (Roman Saltimbocca), as the name suggests, are one of the strong points of Roman cuisine. They represent a great source of pride for good Italian cuisine abroad, in fact they are the second most famous dish immediately after spaghetti. Over the years the recipe has undergone some personalization such as a

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Pappa al Pomodoro

Pappa Al Pomodoro

The Pappa al Pomodoro (Bread and Tomato Soup), a dish that speaks of Tuscany, a tasty childhood memory for many, comes from the tradition of peasant cuisine. It is made with simple elements: tomato, Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil, basil and stale bread leftovers. Among the symbolic recipes of Tuscan cuisine based on vegetables, made

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Spaghetti all'Amatriciana

Pasta All’ Amatriciana

The regional dishes are often a matter of dispute among Italians, whether they are professional chefs or amateur chefs, and Spaghetti all’Amatriciana are no exception! Bucatini or spaghetti, pancetta or guanciale, garlic or onion … these are the main questions that anyone who is preparing to cook for the first time this recipe has to

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Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia is one of the most famous dishes of the Lazio cuisine, considered the ancestor of Pasta all’Amatriciana. In common with the amatriciana recipe, in fact, there is the use of the guanciale and the Pecorino Romano. The main difference, however, lies in tomato sauce, absent in Pasta alla Gricia because its origin

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Caprese Salad Authentic Recipes

Caprese Salad

The Caprese is a typical salad of Capri island, from which it takes its name. It’s very easy to prepare and is the summer recipe par excellence, served either as an appetizer or a main course. It only involves a few ingredients, therefore for an excellent result of this dish they must be of the

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Neapolitan Pizza

Neapolitan Pizza

The history of Pizza is long, complex and uncertain. The Pizza Marinara (topped only with tomato sauce, garlic and oregano) dates back to 1734, while the Pizza Margherita dates back to 1796-1810 years. In June 1889, to pay homage to Queen of Italy Margherita di Savoia, chef Raffaele Esposito prepared the “Pizza Margherita”, a pizza

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

The first Carbonara seems to have been made in Rome in 1944. The most reliable story tells the meeting between the ingredients available to American soldiers and the imagination of a Roman cook. The result was the prototype of Spaghetti alla Carbonara: eggs, bacon (later turned into guanciale) and cheese. As the time passed the recipe

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Authentic Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna alla Bolognese is a typical dish of Emilia Romagna region, more specifically, of the city of Bologna. Despite the authorship of this recipe is Emiliana, lasagne are so known that they become one of the symbols of Italian cuisine in the world . They have numerous and delicious variations. From the preparation to the ingredients,

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