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…

Insalata con Tomino di Capra – an Italian Alps Salad

Italian Alp inspired salad, to feel light and bright, without missing out on any taste! Italian goat cheese salad with blueberries, nuts, prosciutto and homemade balsamic dressing. It won’t weigh you down but is definitely satisfying!

Buon Anno Cotechino & Lenticchie

Buon Anno! Happy New Year from Italy with Cotechino & Lenticchie – an Italian traditional dish to ring in the New Year, pork sausage & lentils are said to bring fortune if eaten at the beginning of the new year!

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…

Romantic Italian Meals to Keep the Romance Going All Month Long

Romantic Italian Meals to Keep the Romance Going All Month Long! Italian food is quintessentially the most romantic food there is! So why not try these simple yet elegant Italian recipes for your dinner table of two, to make each night this month just as special as Valentine’s Day!