Blog Archives for tag Italian

Mushroom & Fennel Salad with Shaved Pecorino

This is one of my all-time favorite Italian salads. Thinly sliced, crunchy fennel is combined with sliced cremini mushrooms, shaved… Continue reading »

Chocolate Chip Affogato

This classic Italian dessert is one of my favorites.  So simple and easy to put together, yet always a big… Continue reading »

Rustic Fig & Raspberry Crostata

One of the most wonderful fruit pairings I can imagine is that of ripe, fresh figs and tart, fresh raspberries…. Continue reading »

Radicchio & Watercress Salad with Pine Nuts, Mushrooms and Prosciutto

Very similar to the classic Italian tricolore salad of radicchio, endive and arugula with shaved Parmesan over top, my version of… Continue reading »

Mami Camilla’s Marinated Chili Peppers

While studying in Italy a few years back, I stayed at the charming Hotel Soleluna, a bed & breakfast in… Continue reading »

‘Crêpe Cannelloni’

This is Italian comfort food at its best. Traditionally made with long, round pasta tubes or cannelloni, this filled and… Continue reading »

Saltimbocca

Simple in its ingredients and preparation, yet anything-but-simple in its taste, Saltimbocca is as classic as Italian dishes get.  Simply… Continue reading »

‘Spicy Pasta all Norma’

Pasta alla Norma is a classic Italian pasta dish made with cubes of tender eggplant, fresh basil, garlic, dried oregano,… Continue reading »

Endive Salad with Fennel, White Beans & Salami

Something new we are growing in this year’s summer garden is curly endive.  An Italian bitter green variety that is… Continue reading »

Radishes in Bagna Cauda

A traditional bagna cauda (‘hot bath’ in Italian) is a rich sauce from the Piedmont region of Italy that is simple in… Continue reading »