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Italian recipes

Italian recipes category has some of the classics of this cuisine. From pasta alla carbonara to crema pasticcera (custard)

turnip greens with beans

Turnip greens with beans – Vegan

With already cooked beans, the “Turnip greens with beans” will be ready in than 25 mins! In the Italian version, you don’t add any spices. But I think adding a bit of cumin and fennel brings it flavor to another level. Toast some rustic bread with a good extra virgin olive oil and the taste…

Pasta all’arrabiata – Angry pasta!

“Arrabiata” means “Angry” in Italian. If you see the ingredients you will see perhaps this name comes from that big red hot chilly on it. So yes the “Angry pasta” will be very hot and spicy! The good thing about it is you can cook it in no time, it’s so easy and quick. When…

Ossobuco with Saffron risotto (Milanese risotto)

Ossobuco with risotto alla Milanese (saffron risotto) is one of the classics of Italian cuisine. It’s the right recipe in cold season. For this recipe, you need to have cross-cut veal shanks and 2 hours of patient 😉 IMPORTANT: Click here to see the recipe for creamy Risotto alla milanese which is the yellow risotto…

Pasta with Shrimps and Zucchini

This Italian pasta dish is so quick to make. It’s is an easy recipe. I prefer to use fresh cream & fresh shrimps, this way the taste of this delicate dish will be better. Lets see the ingredients: Ingredients | Servings: 2 Preparation Buon appetito! 😉

Italian rice balls with Pachino tomatoes

This is a good starter dish in a cold season. It’s easy to eat, the tomatoe sauce, unlike the usual sauce, is fresh and light and is so easy to prepare. The good thing about this dish is you can make from the leftover risotto and it can be with any type and tastes. Considering…

Pasta Alla Carbonara

The real Carbonara is without cream and garlic. To make this recipe I tried 4-5 times (a joyful sacrifice coz I gained some weight!) to have the right consistency between the ingredients. For this recipe, it’s important to have Guanciale or Pancetta and Pecorino Romano cheese. Ingredients | Servings: 2 Preparation Grate some pecorino cheese…

Pasta with Rosemary

Pasta with Rosemary doesn’t exist in the traditional Italian cuisine! Basically, Rosemary is used for meats only, not pasta. I was in high school when I invented this dish for the first time, inspired by the simplicity of Italian cuisine and it had so much success among my family and friends. So why not to…

Risotto alla Milanese – Risotto with Saffron

“Risotto alla Milanese” indicates that it’s from the Italian city of Milan. The north of Italy is very famous for it risottos, if the center and south are famous for different kinds of pasta in north of the country risottos are considered so important. The famous risotto rice are: Carnaroli (most of the restaurants use…

Pasta all’Amatriciana

Simplicity is the main characteristic of Italian cuisine. You need only 3 main ingredients to make this delicious pasta. A good Guanciale or Pancetta, Cherry tomatoes and pecorino Romano (cheese). Pasta all’Amatriciana (Amatrice is the name of a city in center of Italy) is ready in no time! literally, you can make it in less…

Asparagus risotto

Risotto with Asparagus

Risotto with Asparagus is the dish of Spring! only in spring, you see very delicate and thin asparagus in the market which is so inviting to make a risotto with! This risotto is so simple and light. Ingredients | Servings: 2 Broth preparation don’t let it boil, it should stay just warm. Risotto preparation Buon…

Sausage with rapini keto recipe

Italian sausage with rapini

This is a keto recipe: low carb, no gluten and no sugar. The Italian Sausage with Rapini is so easy to cook and FAST! You will not feel hungry for hours. Ingredients | Servings: 1 Preparation I have frozen rapini, one thing that you should know about them is – for what is considered to…

Risotto ai funghi porcini

Risotto with porcini mushrooms

Risotto with Porcini mushroom is a popular dish especially among the North Italy during autumn when the fresh “Funghi porcini” comes into the market. People cook different Italian delicacies with it like: tagliatelle (pasta) with porcini, Tagliata (meat) and porcini mushrooms on top and also risotto with porcini that is so famous. Ingredients | Servings:…

Eggplant Parmesane Served!

Eggplant Parmesan – a lighter version

Eggplant parmesan is one of the classics of Italian cuisine. From north to south of Italy they cook this dish in different ways. Although traditionally you should deep fry the eggplants and in some other eggplants should be covered by breadcrumbs, in this recipe, I preferred to grill them in the oven instead. This way,…

Ribollita - Kale soup

Ribollita – soup of Tuscany

Ribollita is one of Tuscany’s famous dishes. It’s part of “Cucina Povera” (typical cuisine of poor people) because it doesn’t contain any meat. Ribollita means re-boiled. It was made of vegetable soup of the day before that being “re-boiled” with stale bread in the day after. The source of it unique taste is KALE. The…

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