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Traditional Authentic Ragù alla Bolognese – Meat Bolognese Sauce

Traditional Authentic Ragù alla Bolognese – Meat Bolognese Sauce

When my grandmother was preparing the dish every Sunday in Italy, no one in the family was late for lunch! I can still remember the aroma of the ragu that was cooking all morning. In my house we strictly respected the Bolognese tradition in the making of this dish, but during the years she adapted…

Spaghetti with Shrimp In Creamy Tomato Sauce

I often say that even though I am not Italian by birth, I am Italian by heart. After marrying into an Italian family over four decades ago, my love affair with ‘real” Italian food was at my Mother-In-Law’s table, and I have never looked back. I started off slowly trying to recreate a few dishes…

Easy Italian Mushroom Fettuccine

Easy Italian Mushroom Fettuccine

This Easy Italian Mushroom Fettuccine is a tasty Italian Pasta Dish, fresh herbs make this simple dish delicious and perfect, made the Classic Italian way. Mushroom Fettuccine The other day I was sitting around the table with my family and I asked them to tell me what their favourite pasta dish was. My youngest replied……

Homemade Carrot Cake

Homemade Carrot Cake

A moist and delicious Homemade Carrot Cake.  A simple traditional Cake, with a creamy Cream Cheese Frosting. Homemade Carrot Cake This is one of my favourite Cakes, and I can’t wait to share it with you.  A delicious carrot cake recipe, because carrot cake is just too good not to be shared with everyone and……

Spelt, Potato & Rosemary Focaccia {SheWolf Copycat Recipe}

Winter has certainly arrived! The temperatures are heading into the single digits the day I am writing up this recipe, and will drop below zero tomorrow. Apparently, a polar wave is coming through the Midwest bringing life-threatening cold temperatures. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? After getting six to eight inches of snow yesterday, freezing temperatures are…

Chilled Italian Roast Tomato Soup – Soup of the Day

Chilled Italian Roast Tomato Soup – Soup of the Day

Soup is a wonderful meal to serve as a starter, a light or not-so-light lunch and for any supper. Tomatoes lend themselves to soup and are used as an ingredient in almost all soups to give color, to add flavor and zest. Tomato soup was fashionable in the sixties and then it was canned  –…

Stove Top Stuffed Sweet Focaccia

Stove Top Stuffed Sweet Focaccia

This Easy Sweet Focaccia, is made in a skillet on the stove. Stuffed with your favourite chocolate and or creamy hazelnut spread. Dessert or snack, it’s perfect. Sweet Focaccia In Italy I soon found out that every meal was important and to be enjoyed to the fullest. And that of course included “Merenda” (snack). Especially……

Mixed Grain Potato & Rosemary Focaccia {SheWolf Copycat Recipe}

Winter has certainly arrived! The temperatures are heading into the single digits the day I am writing up this recipe, and will drop below zero tomorrow. Apparently, a polar wave is coming through the Midwest bringing life-threatening cold temperatures. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? After getting six to eight inches of snow yesterday, freezing temperatures are…

Italian Taralli Recipe – How to Make These Addictive Crackers

Italian Taralli Recipe – How to Make These Addictive Crackers

There is no certainty about the origin of the word “Tarallo”, indeed there is considerable disagreement about where the word came from.  The origins are inspired by different languages ​​and the most accredited suggestions are the four listed below: – from the Greek daratos, a kind of bread – from the Latin torrere, to toast…

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