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Frog Legs Milanese

  Frog Legs Milanese are Italian staple food for centuries. This version is ready under 25 minutes and is amazing meat delicacy most similar to chicken. Frogs are a common food in the northern part of Italy, especially throughout Piemonte and Lombardy and within these two regions especially in the Vercelli… Read more »

Pasta alla Norma (Eggplant Pasta)

  Pasta alla Norma (Eggplant Pasta) is easy traditional Sicilian pasta dish loaded with tomato sauce and fried eggplant. Garnished with grated parmesan and fresh basil, it is vegetarian, easy to prepare comforting pasta dish!   Pasta alla Norma is arguably the best representation of Sicilian cuisine out there;  let me… Read more »

Torta Tre Monti

  Torta Tre Monti is Sanmarinese delicacy for all Nutella, whipped cream and coffee lovers. Wafle layers cut to your favourite shape and filled to form multi layered sandwich is the best no bake dessert to enjoy without turning your oven on!   The best way to enjoy Three Mountains… Read more »

Blood Orange Truffles

  These Blood Orange Truffles unite blood orange, white chocolate and vanilla cookie crumbs for orange cream truffles homemade gourmet food. Made under 30 minutes!   Since blood orange season lasts for relatively short time ( December to April, at its best ), I tend to freeze blood orange fresh… Read more »

Pizza Rustica

  Pizza Rustica is southern Italian pizza served for Easter. It is also known as Italian Easter Pie but we enjoy making it for Sunday lunch or any other occasion, too. Loaded with Ricotta, mortadella, ham, and salami, it is one of staples at our home!   This post was… Read more »

Amarena Cherry Biscuits

  Amarena Cherry Biscuits made with pan di Spagna, Amarena Cherry Jam and chocolate.   Before I even start writing, let me share the original link for these cute Italian cookies. The only change I have done is less sugar in shortcrust pastry. Before I start with the process, here… Read more »

Chestnut and Pancetta Focaccia

  Chestnut and Pancetta Focaccia is beautiful late summer meal made with chestnut flour and boiled chestnuts. On the top, there is a layer of pancetta stessa ( flat pancetta ) to add smoky flavours to chestnut batter.   What is focaccia ? The name focaccia derives from the Roman “panis… Read more »

Plum Vinegar from Scratch

  Plum Vinegar from Scratch is Italian Crema di Aceto di Prugna, homemade fruit vinegar, creamy thick fresh fruit condiment and salad dressing, perfect recipe to satisfy even the most demanding Epicureans!   Creamy fruit vinegar is one of the best ingredients for your salad. Since it is sweet and… Read more »