Easy Lasagna Pasta Recipe

Easy lasagna pasta recipe
Easy lasagna pasta recipe

Advertisements What should we eat for lunch or for dinner today? These days we are all imprisoned at home because of the coronavirus, we are indulging in showing everyone our most delicious and most curious dishes in the various sites of Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest. I am preparing the famous lasagna pasta with béchamel and ragu,Read more

The queen of sauces: Besciamella (or Béchamel)

The queen of sauces: Besciamella (Bechamel)
The queen of sauces: Besciamella (Bechamel)

Advertisements Besciamella or béchamel, a thick and creamy sauce ideal for making any dish more sophisticated. It is one of the basic sauces of the culinary culture, and it is the fundamental ingredient from baked pasta to the most lasagna, and hearty savory pies. We are talking about besciamella (béchamel), a delicious sauce made withRead more

Soft Panini al Latte (Milk Rolls)

Soft Panini al latte (milk rolls)
Soft Panini al latte (milk rolls)

Advertisements Today with my children we have prepared the panini al latte (milk rolls), they are small soft buns; they are very addicting and you’re always reaching for more. They are made with flour, milk, and oil. With almost 4 cups of flour 20 rolls are obtained and my children ate them all in 2Read more

Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna’s Recipe

Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna's Recipe
Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna's Recipe

Advertisements Pasta and potatoes is a typical southern Italian dish with very ancient origins. There are several versions of pasta and potatoes, this one that I propose has been handed down to me by my nonna. It is a very tasty recipe, very simple and enriched only by the presence of some cherry tomatoes andRead more

Delicious Fried Apple Rings

delicious fried apple rings
delicious fried apple rings

Advertisements Today we are talking about a very simple and cheap recipe of countryside origin. Let’s talk about the delicious fried apple rings, ideal for children’s snack. Being a child or a parent in the time of the Coronavirus is certainly not an easy thing. We understand that it is not easy to keep childrenRead more

Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese

Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese
Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese

Advertisements What should we prepare for dinner? As the weather is becoming warmer and the trees are beginning to sprout flowers and leaves, I decided that it would be a good idea to make more of a fresh and light dinner. This resulted in me making this Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese. With the crispRead more

How to make yeast at home? “Lievito Madre”

How to make Lievito Madre?
How to make Lievito Madre?

Advertisements How to make yeast for bread, pizza, and other leavened products at home? The so-called Lievito Madre. If you start dusting an old grandmother’s recipes, you will certainly find the “Lievito Madre” recipe. How you make it? Very simple !!! We only need 2 ingredients and a little patience at the beginning since itRead more

Puff Pastry with Vanilla Cream and Dark Cherries

Puff Pastry with Vanilla Cream and Dark Cherries.
Puff Pastry with Vanilla Cream and Dark Cherries.

Advertisements How to prepare this delicious Puff Pastry with Vanilla Cream and Dark Cherries? Because of this invisible monster, Covid-19, coronavirus, which terrorizes our world and forces us to live a cloistered life, it’s better to think about how to make the most of time at home. Waiting for positive news, one thing is certainRead more

Fried Soft White Bread Rolls

Fried Soft White Bread Rolls

Advertisements The Fried Soft White Bread Rolls are an easy and tasty recipe, they are very crunchy on the outside but, warm and soft flowing inside. Fried rolls can be filled with whatever you want, with spreadable cheese and speck, with ricotta and spinach, with tomatoes and mozzarella and so on. And you can decide to bake them insteadRead more

Ricotta, Almond, and Coffee-flavored Truffles

Ricotta, almond and coffee-flavored truffles
Ricotta, almond and coffee-flavored truffles

Advertisements What do you think of these delicious ricotta truffles with coffee almond flour? I am very happy to have taken this path, that is to carry on this blog, it gives me the opportunity to build something useful for my readers, to be in the company of those people who are alone and thisRead more

Eggplant Meatballs (Polpette di Melanzane)

Eggplant Meatballs ( Polpette di Melanzane)
Eggplant Meatballs ( Polpette di Melanzane)

Advertisements Helloooo!!! Enrich your recipe-book with the recipe for eggplant meatballs (Polpette di Melanzane). If you are looking for a unique appetizer but easy to make, eggplant meatballs are a delicious and nutritious dish that can also represent original finger food. In Sicily, as you know, eggplants are used in a lot of different dishes.Read more

Sicilian “Sfinci” Recipe

Sicilian Sfinci Recipe
Sicilian Sfinci Recipe

Advertisements Today I propose one of the oldest recipes which is that of the Sicilian Sfinci: small morsels of leavened dough fried in boiling oil with a sprinkling of granulated sugar and if preferred, a handful of powdered cinnamon. They are so good and you will keep on reaching for more. Like all popular recipes,Read more

Rigatoni with Ricotta Cream

Rigatoni with Ricotta Cream
Rigatoni with Ricotta Cream

Advertisements Rigatoni with ricotta cream is a classic Sicilian dish and represents one of the first simple, genuine dishes first made by the poor and peasants of southern Italy. A very easy to prepare, very good pasta dish due to the creaminess of the ricotta paired with the pecorino cheese, nutmeg, and pepper. It canRead more

Pistachio Cream-Filled Eclairs

Pistachio Cream-Filled Eclairs
Pistachio Cream-Filled Eclairs

Advertisements Days ago, I prepared pistachio cream for a dear friend of mine who wanted it as stuffing for her college’s birthday cake. I got some cream left and I thought I would use it by preparing some Eclairs, the beloved French desserts that are also very popular in Italy.  I have prepared bigne`(cream puffs)Read more

Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”

Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”
Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”

Advertisements Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi” tonight? In Naples they are called friarielli; in Tuscany, they are names, rapini. The destiny of this delicious vegetable is to be fried hence the name of friarielli, in fact, the Neapolitans wash the vegetables and throw them directly in the pan with the oil. In Alcamo (my town)Read more

Almond Paste Original Recipe

Almond Paste
Almond Paste

Advertisements Here is the Original Recipe for the Almond Paste. Almond Paste is used to decorate lots of sweets, especially cake. It is widely used in southern Italy, in fact it is originally from Palermo, made for the first time by the nuns of the Martorana Church. One the most famous dessert, the queen of the cakes, the Sicilian Cassata isRead more

The Pignolata and the Carnival in Sicily

The Pignolata and the Carnival in Sicily
The Pignolata and the Carnival in Sicily

Advertisements A characteristic element of the Palermitan pignolata is the consistency of its fried dough balls, crunchy on the outside and softer on the inside, covered with flavored honey that makes this typical Sicilian dessert irresistible, delicious, unforgettable to your palate. It is a typical dessert of the carnival period, very good and above allRead more

Testa di Turco (Castelbuono’s Dessert)

Testa di Turco (Castelbuono's Dessert)
Testa di Turco (Castelbuono's Dessert)

Advertisements Testa di Turco is a spoon dessert of Castelbuono, an ancient medieval village a few kilometers from Cefalù, in the province of Palermo. Testa di Turco is a dessert consisting of layers of thin fried sheets of pasta dough which are interspersed with milk cream (very similar to Biancomangiare) and an abundant sprinkle ofRead more

A Light, Healthy Grilled Zucchini Recipe – Zucchine Grigliate

A Light, Healthy Grilled Zucchini Recipe
A Light, Healthy Grilled Zucchini Recipe

Advertisements If you are looking for a simple dish, look no further than the delicious GRILLED ZUCCHINI (ZUCCHINE GRIGLIATE). Very easy to prepare, they can be a side dish to meat, fish, or even to a very good potato frittata, my favorite. It is a vegetarian dish, but above all, it is a dish suitable for thoseRead more