Category: Italian Cuisine

  • Risotto with Asparagus and Chicken Recipe

    More primo dishes for your Italian dinners, let’s now present to you another risotto masterpiece, Risotto with Asparagus and Chicken. The Versatile Meat Chicken is among the most flavorful meats in the world. Why do you think chicken bouillon are among the most popular ingredients to main dishes? And if you have sampled an authentic […]

  • Risotto with Salmon Recipe

    Another filling risotto dish you should try: Risotto with salmon. According to nutrition experts, salmon is one of the sea foods you should definitely be eating more of. Why? Because it does not only make your dishes richer, it’s also packed full of so many health benefits that health nuts the world over are touting […]

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  • You need to try this authentic Italian tomato sauce recipe.

    Authentic Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe

    What’s the first thing on your mind when you think about Italian food? Cookies? Spaghetti? Wedding soup? Oh, come on! It’s pizza, right? It has to be. I’ll shamelessly admit that for me, pizza is love. Sadly, however, it’s incredibly hard to find a restaurant which serves THAT pizza which reminds you of your childhood. The dough […]

  • How to Make Lasagna

    Thanks, in part, to a certain chubby and lazy orange tabby who hates Mondays, almost everyone in the world knows what lasagna is. Indeed, it is considered to be one of the most popular pasta casserole dishes in the world today. However, lasagna’s popularity is not only because Garfield loves it but also because it’s […]

  • Risotto with porcini mushrooms

    Risotto is one of the most popular ways to cook rice in Italy. In fact, all kinds of risotto dishes can be found in various regions of the country. However, it is more typically prepared in northern Italy than in other areas. Now, one such traditional risotto dish that came from northern Italy, particularly the […]

  • Authentic Italian Zeppole Recipe

    PrintAuthentic Italian Zeppole RecipePrep 40 minsCook 20 minsTotal 60 minsAuthor NonnaBoxYield 8 doughnuts Ingredients3 medium eggs 40 g (1/3 cup) butter70 g (5/8 cup) sugar1 grated lemon peel250 ml (8.45 oz or 1 cup) water150 g (2/3 cup) flourFine salt (as needed)FOR THE PASTRY CREAM3 egg yolks25 g (4 tbsp.) flour (or cornstarch)1/2 vanilla beans75 g (1/3 […]

  • Sauteed cavatelli and broccoli is easy to make and perfect for vegetarians.

    Authentic Cavatelli and Broccoli Recipe

    When you mention pasta, what usually comes to mind for many people is Italian cuisine. As a matter fact, pasta has always been associated with Italy and Italian cooking. To be fair, pasta did originally come from Ancient Rome. Although many historians believe Arabs were the ones who introduced the cultivation of durum wheat centuries ago to […]

  • This authentic Italian Antipasto Salad Recipe has more than meets the eye.

    Authentic Italian Antipasto Salad Recipe

    Oh, the nerve!! Actually, nervetti. Wait, what? What does that have to do with food? I thought eating good food warms the heart?! Okay, enough with the mystery. Today, we’re going to talk about an authentic Italian antipasto salad recipe also known as insalata di nervetti. But what exactly is that? Veal shank—tendons and cartilage, to be […]

  • Authentic Italian Minestrone Soup Recipe

    We’ve already talked about Italian soups before, like the famous Italian wedding soup, which, as we established, is not that related to weddings as people might think. But now it’s time to tackle another famous Italian soup—the minestrone. Maybe unfairly, this soup doesn’t have the popularity of other dishes, although things are starting to change. […]

  • This authentic Italian bread recipe will make you think twice before buying one.

    Authentic Italian Bread Recipe

    When I think of food, I don’t usually think of how food smells. I’ve never been the type to enter a kitchen and go, “Oh my God, am I smelling cannoli?” However, there was a specific scent that I would always recognize and love: fresh bread. We’ve talked about this in regards to the Focaccia […]