Italian Food & Recipes

Zucchini Involtini with fresh Ricotta   Ingredients : 2 zucchini fresh ricotta 200 g. Finely grated zest of 1 lemon 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan salt and pepper. walnuts 50 gr Tomatoes sauce Garlic chili pepper 1 egg Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg Preparation: To make involtini, cut zucchini lengthways into 3mm slices . Reserve any trimmings for another use. To make...

Torta Caprese The Torta Caprese, as suggests the name, is a delight of chocolate and almonds typical of the island of Capri, near Naples. The Torta Caprese is a low cake of dark chocolate and almonds, crunchy outside and soft inside. The origin seems casual: the chef forgot...

Fried ARTICHOKES   A delicious and irresistible appetizer according to the Umbrian and Tuscan recipe.   Recipe of Fried artichoke  Ingredients: – 4 Artichokes – Flour – 2 eggs – Salt – Oil for frying   Preparation: First clean the artichokes. Cut the stem leaving 3-5 cm attached to the artichoke, remove the outer leaves and dark green,...

Maritozzi with mosto (Marriages with grapes must)   Maritozzi are soft, sweet, yeast buns with raisins. Traditionally for newly wed husbands to offer these small cakes to their wives, thus the name “maritozzo” or “ marriages”. They are typical of Lazio but the Maritozzi with grape mus...

Potatoes with wild fennel   Ingredients: – 4 large potatoes (1.5 kg total) – grated Parmesan cheese – wild fennel – 1 sprig rosemary – 3-4 sprigs thyme – 3-4 sprigs fresh oregano – 1 clove of garlic – Sale q.b. – Ground pepper q.b. – Extra virgin olive oil 50 ml   Preparation: Start by washing the potatoes well...

Autumn: in the garden is the time of pomegranate!   Now is its moment of glory, when hanging from its branches rose-red fruits that look like large apples from the romantic winter colors in the middle of a beautifully golden foliage. It ‘a historical presence, a good...

Figs with red wine, vanilla, honey and cinnamon   September is the month for excellence of figs: sweet fruits with delicate taste. They originate in Orient and then through the Persians came to Greece to spread throughout the Mediterranean basin. The figs in red wine sauce, are a delicious...

This fantastic sweet Umbrian was traditionally given by the girls “of marriageable age” to their lovers on Easter Sunday. It’s also a sweet symbolic: the mignon sweets yellow, green and blue represent, respectively, the ripe wheat, pastures of the mountains and the waters of Lake...

Torta di Ricotta A cake with ricotta soft, extremely soft and with really simple ingredients. Recipes of the Torta di Ricotta  Ingredients: – 500 grams of ricotta – 100g chocolate drops – 100 grams of sugar – 4 eggs – 4 tablespoons of flour – zest of 1 lemon – 1 tablespoon raisins – 1 pinch...