Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese

Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese
Mix Salad with Cottage Cheese

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 crisp greensRead more

Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”

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

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) “cavuliceddi”Read more

10-Minute Salad Prep with Burrata and Oranges

10-Minute Salad Prep with Burrata and Oranges
10-Minute Salad Prep with Burrata and Oranges

You need only 10 minutes to prepare the salad with burrata and oranges … it is a fresh and appetizing dish, enriched by the presence of the delicious and creamy burrata. It is an original Italian dish, to be eaten in any season. You do not have the time to prepare something for lunch or dinner, it takes only 10 minutes, take the green salad youRead more

Orange Salad

Delicious Sicilian Orange Salad
Delicious Sicilian Orange Salad

I remember when in third grade my teacher told us the legend of the orange tree.The orange tree was living in a beautiful island, a land surrounded by a clear blue sea where the sun often shone even in winter and it was never cold.The Orange tree was always covered with green and glossy leaves.Read more

Melissa’s Special Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole

Melissa's Special Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole
Melissa's Special Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole

Hi guys! Welcome back! I have a special Sweet Potato Casserole recipe for you, a rarity on my website, an American Holiday recipe.  My dear friend Melissa and I met when her and my daughter got close in preschool and have now been best friends for 10 years or so. Since our families are close sometimes we celebrate Christmas and ThanksgivingRead more

Winter Salad Recipe with Pomegranate, Orange and Almonds

Winter Salad Recipe with Pomegranate, Orange and Almonds
Winter Salad Recipe with Pomegranate, Orange and Almonds

The Winter Salad Recipe provides you the sweet and fresh flavor of pomegranate and orange while almonds provide you with proteins, vitamins, and Omega 3. Not only does pomegranate and orange give you freshness, but they are the elixir of youth. Especially the pomegranate has long been considered one of the most extraordinary fruits brought to you by nature, thanks to its fightRead more

Potatoes Cooked in White Wine and Fresh Oregano

Potatoes Cooked in White Wine and Fresh Oregano
Potatoes Cooked in White Wine and Fresh Oregano

They are a very tasty and easy to prepare if you are looking for a side dish. The POTATOES are COOKED in a pan included with onions and carrots in extra virgin olive oil. Halfway through cooking, WHITE WINE and FRESH OREGANO should be added. The aroma of the wine and the fragrance of oregano make the potatoes very special and appetizing.

Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives

Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives
Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives

The TOMATO SALAD is a typical dish of the SICILIAN summer season, which accompanies many main courses, from meat to fish, or as a refreshing dish after a hot day. At the fruit and vegetable market the focus during this season are the tomatoes, characterized by a soft pulp, with a pleasantly aromatic flavor, they are rich in healthy properties forRead more

Peppers with Onion, Green Olives and a Handful of Parsley

Peppers with Onion, Green Olives and a Handful of Parsley
Peppers with Onion, Green Olives and a Handful of Parsley

For this recipe you need peppers, onions, green olives, and a handful of chopped parsley. What to make for dinner is always a big problem especially if you didn’t think about it beforehand. Even if you find yourself with the fridge full of ingredients you still don’t know what to make. Now, if you are at home with this situationRead more

A Light, Healthy Grilled Zucchini Recipe – Zucchine Grigliate

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

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 those whoRead more