So much of the Italian culture is about the food.
It is everything!
I’m sharing recipes from my cherished cookbooks, recipes hand written by my mother-in-law and information about the culture of food in Italy.
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Polpette della Nonna
Polpette della nonna con sugo di pomodoro Authentic Italian polpette recipe from Nonna's cookbookThis recipe is a classic and simple recipe for making meatballs. You can make them with tomato sauce or brown them with EVOO. Tip: This recipe can also be used to make meatloaf!Skill: Super...
How to Make Authentic Pesto Alla Genovese
Pesto Alla Genovese A simple delicious recipe.This authentic pesto alla Genovese recipe is my favorite summer dish. (Although you can eat it...
How to make classic Lasagne alla Bolognese
Lasagne alla Bolognese Traditional lasagne form BolognaNot your usual American style lasagne with mozzarella or ricotta cheese. ( BTW I'm spelling...
The best Ragù di carne
Ragù di Carne A classic meat sauce from Modena.A staple in our house. There is always at least 4 containers in the freezer at all times....
The best pastry chef in the world
A glorious breakfast at Pasticceria Veneto by Isinio Massari, named best pastry chef in the world.
Where to go for an amazing steak in Tuscany
This post is for all of my carnivore friends out there! Full disclosure, to find an amazing steak in Tuscany, you have to travel to the border with...
What is a sagra and why you have to go!
Local sagra in Sarzana. Sarzana Liguria are known for Porchini Mushrooms
Great places to go in Modena-Mercato Albinelli
Residents of Modena (including myself when I took this photo) doing our daily shopping. Mercato Albinelli - My local supermarket. In the city center...