Winter Vegetable Menu

Recipe. Menu. Winter Vegetables & Fruit.  Here is a complete menu incorporating winter fruits and vegetables into some of our favorite Italian dishes making them the main ingredient in each dish. This is a great menu to bring more produce to your table and create a colorful plate to beat the winter blues and keep…

Gnocchi al Fondue

Recipe. Gnocchi. Gnocchi is a beloved pasta dish throughout Italy.  It is said to be the first traditional homemade pastas dating all the way back to the 17th century and is also referred to as the “la ricetta delle nonne”, because the Grandmother’s hold all the secrets to a truly delicious bowl of gnocchi.

Veal in Carpione

Carpione is a typical Piemontese dish, from the north west region of Piedmont.  Carpione is a white vinegar marinate with white wine, onions, sage and your choice of  fried vegetables like zucchini for an appetizer course or with meat like breaded veal or chicken and even fish like trout for a main dish.  Carpione is…

Favorite Italian Summer Recipes

Summer time in Italy is all about enjoying the outdoors as much as possible, whether it be by the seaside, countryside, or mountainside. The important element of summer for Italians is to get out of the city and travel to that special place to appreciate the beauty in the vast landscape that Italy offers! With…

Tiramisu Coffee Cups

Nothing says ‘Italian’ dessert quite like a tiramisu! No matter the meal, no matter the time of day, a tiramisu always tastes just right! There’s no place in Italy untouched by the traditional tiramisu. You can find this espresso charged dessert served in every corner of Italy. Here’s a variation of our favourite traditional tiramisu…

Asparagus Risotto

When it’s asparagus season it is hard to choose which recipe to make! I find that the recipe I turn to the most is risotto di asparagi. This to me is spring!  When the weather starts to get nicer here in Italy, the first time I find asparagus at the local market, I make asparagus…

Fig Bruschetta

RECIPE! Fig Bruschetta. Everyone knows and loves the traditional tomato and olive oil bruschetta that we have surely seen in all Italian restaurants known to man, but have you seen this one yet? Fig, stracciatella cheese, prosciutto crudo and honey!  

How to Have an Italian Summer at Home

Take a trip with Eat Bene to Italy this summer with our Italian Summer Menu Course on teachable! This is a full immersion course into the Italian food culture, turn your kitchen into an Italian getaway!

Summer (pomodori) Tomatoes 101

Summer (pomodori) Tomatoes 101 It’s the most wonderful time of here in Italy for fresh produce but especially…… for fresh tomatoes of all shapes, sizes, and colours. Here are some recipes we’d like to highlight today!

Mediterranean (NO) Diet

Mediterranean (NO) diet. I am happy to share with you my discoveries in how to live well and healthy in Italy. Moderation is key- not dieting – pasta, brioche, wine and all – yes you can eat it – you just have to balance it out and maybe even walk to your nearest farmer’s market for tomorrow night’s fresh produce ! Mediterranean inspired recipes.

Menu di Amore

It’s no secret that Italians show and share their love through their cooking.  It is believed that one can not cook well if there is no love in their cooking – amore & cucina – go hand in hand. So who else better than to take a tip from than the Italians on to know…