Tag: Vegetarian

Italian rice stuffed tomatoes

Italian Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

These rice stuffed tomatoes are a classic Italian recipe, they can be prepared ahead of time and baked just before dinner. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe Find the video recipe below They are a great option for vegetarian, celiac and even vegan as the cheese is an optional ingredient. The rice to use is Carnaroli rice, which is the same… Read more →

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

If you want to lose weight while satisfying your cravings for lasagna, a healthy eggplant Parmesan is all you need. Similar to the Greek moussaka, eggplant parmesan is a complete meal, but while most recipes fried the eggplants, here I grill them and then bake it. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe Video recipe below Frankly, I prefer a Parmigiana with… Read more →

Zucchini recipe pasta and ricotta

Zucchini Recipe Pasta And Ricotta

I made this zucchini recipe pasta and ricotta when I went to the market in Ventimiglia and found the first zucchini Trombetta of the season. Jump to Recipe The zucchini Trombetta are long and curved zucchini shaped like a trumpet and they are typical of the Italian Ligurian region. They are crunchy and have a distinctive flavour and if you… Read more →

Puntarelle alla Romana

Puntarelle alla Romana With Anchovies And Garlic

Puntarelle alla Romana is a classic Roman dish, Puntarelle are the shoots of the chicory cut very thin and seasoned with garlic and anchovies paste.  Jump to Recipe Puntarelle are not easy to find here in France but you can replace them with endives. I went to Ventimiglia market to buy them, and beside the puntarelle I found some other unusual Italian vegetables… Read more →

Traditional Italian White Pizza With Stracchino and Pesto

Traditional Italian White Pizza With Pesto

White pizza is a pizza without tomato sauce, my favourite originates just around the corner in the Italian Riviera: Pizza with Stracchino and Pesto. To make pizza I use the traditional Italian Pizza dough recipe. Jump to Recipe There are many types of white pizza, usually topped with ingredients whose taste would be overpowered by the tomato sauce.  I like white pizza, as generally,… 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 →