Chiacchiere Black & White

Chiacchiere is a typical fried dessert found in Italy during the time leading up to Carnevale our in other words Fat Tuesday.  It is a recipe that is quite simple to prepare and the variations are never ending. This is a fun take on the traditional chiacchiere and is a version we have found in…

Carnevale Menu, Dolci

Carnevale is one of the funniest times of the year in Italy! It’s not only a festival in Venice but all over Italy, where kids dress up as princesses, or super heroes, more or less a spring time version of Halloween.  And everyone goes crazy for the sweets prepared specifically for this time of year. …

Carnevale Menu, Tutto Fritto

Why stop with just special desserts for the carnevale celebration?  There are also plenty of frying going on during this time and it doesn’t stop with desserts.  Frittata, fried stuffed vegetables and fried meats, like fried veal in the cotoletta alla milanese are other classic recipes to follow during this time of indulgence before giving…