Tag: Mediterranean

“Dolce Italia” Organic Gelato Saint Paul de Vence

Dolce Italia in Saint Paul de Vence: the best organic gelato, Rated #3 best ice-cream in France by TripAdvisor’s traveler community and awarded the “Certificate of Excellence”, “. “Dolce Italia” is one of the hidden gems of Saint Paul de Vence, a fantastic Italian artisanal organic gelato shop located at 13 place de l’Eglise, across the entrance of the Collegiate… Read more →

Spring starters minestra Fave beans, Peas Artichokes and Lettuce

Spring Starters Ideas

On Wednesday I went to Ventimiglia market with my friend Patty and bought several unusual Italian vegetables, an opportunity to prepare some unique Springs starters. On the video, I show what we found at the market, and below you will find all the recipes: 1   Spring Minestra Jump to Recipe When the first fave beans and fresh peas appear on… Read more →

List of pizza toppings with vegetables

A List Of Pizza Toppings With Fresh Vegetables

I created this list of pizza toppings to celebrate Mediterranean vegetables, using for each pizza a typical regional cheese to enhances each produce and its flavour. To make pizza I use the traditional Italian Pizza dough recipe. Pizza is a fun dish to write about, originated from Naples, it has traveled the world with the Italian emigrants. Everybody love pizza, besides my… Read more →

Stuffed Calamari Recipe

Stuffed Calamari Recipe

Stuffed calamari recipe is very common in the Mediterranean countries and I discovered that is very popular during Christmas. I love it any time of the year. Jump to Recipe There are two versions, one with tomato sauce and one without. I like the one without tomato sauce as you can better taste the calamari. I flavour it with white wine… Read more →

the easiest and quickest homemade hummus

Easiest Homemade Hummus

This homemade hummus is my ‘magical fix’ when guests show up unexpectedly. Jump to Recipe I always have a can of chickpeas in the cupboard, some garlic and lemon. I mix all the ingredients together in a blender and within seconds the humus dip is made. I also keep a supply of baguette in the freezer for such occasions, however… Read more →

Bruschette Toppings using Virgin Olive Oil

4 Bruschette Toppings Using Virgin Olive Oil

If you want your barbecue to be complete, here are 4 bruschette toppings using virgin olive oil. (This post is in collaboration with Jamie’s Italian and his Buyer’s Guide To Olive Oil) Every Italian Barbecue starts with a bruschetta: rustic bread cut in slices and toasted over the charcoal. It is like the toast for an English breakfast, For Italians,… Read more →