Tag Archive for Vegetarian

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 →

How to Clean an Artichoke – Video Tutorial

1 Warm Artichoke, Parmesan, Garlic Spread by Laura on 5th March 2016 in Recipes, Starters • 2 Comments I came across this recipe on the FOOD52 community, and it was love at first sight. The creator of this recipe is Mindy Arbo and I would like to thank her for posting this incredible recipe. I love every single ingredient in it, so I decided to give… Read more →

Rice balls

Simple but delicious recipe, especially if you have children coming to visit. It was my Aunt Clementina’s specialty once she hit her 90s. She was an excellent cook, but at that age she couldn’t make any complicated recipes. So Rice Balls is what she would bring to family reunions, to the delight of us all. They are suitable for gluten… Read more →

4 Italian Rice Recipes for Entertaining (w/vegetarian and gluten free options)

I love to serve Risotto, as it is such a complete and refined delicacy. However it requires complete attention and dedication for the entire cooking time. It is not always the ideal dish to prepare when entertaining, as I don’t want to abandon my guests while they are at the dinner table. So I had to find creative ways to… Read more →

Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille is a French classic originating from Nice. It is a stew containing summer vegetables that can be served with any meat or fish. It is very easy to make and can be flavored with either Provencal herbs or basil. Traditionally all the vegetables should be cooked eperatelly, this is a more practical version. Storage Recommendations Suitable for the freezer.… Read more →

Halloween pizza with nutella

Halloween Food Ideas: The Spooky, The Healthy, and The Evil !!

One more week to go—We need to get ideas for Halloween food! Especially if you have children, because it’s always nice to get into the festive spirit.   So here are 3 ideas:   The Spooky, The Healthy, and The Evil!! The Spooky: Pasta with Black Squid Ink The Healthy: Jerusalem Artichoke Minestrone with Spinach The Evil: Pizza with Nutella Read more →