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Artichoke Lasagna – A Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe That Will Blow Your Palate

Artichoke Lasagna – A Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe That Will Blow Your Palate

Take a break from the usual tomato-based lasagna with this creamy casserole featuring a favorite Italian vegetable: artichokes. Made with no-boil lasagna noodles, this dish comes together quickly and results in fewer dirty dishes to clean up afterward. It’s so creamy, cheesy, hearty, and delicious that you and your guests won’t even notice the lack…

Sweet Buns Recipe With Whipped Cream – Roman Maritozzi con la panna

Sweet Buns Recipe With Whipped Cream – Roman Maritozzi con la panna

These cream-filled sweet buns from the region of Lazio were traditionally made for Easter as a treat after the season of Lent. Men also hid rings or other small golden objects in them and offered them to their future wives on Valentine’s Day. Although these buns are a bit more elaborate, the original recipe from…

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe – Ferratelle Abruzzesi

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe – Ferratelle Abruzzesi

The Ferratelle, or Pizzelle how everybody knows them in the US, are one of the most famous Christmas desserts still made today according to the ancient tradition of sweets from Abruzzo. What is Pizzelle? Mostly known as ferratelle in Italy, they are delicious waffles with an original shape cooked with an iron tool. They are…

Peach Crostata Recipe [Crostata alla marmellata di pesche]

Peach Crostata Recipe [Crostata alla marmellata di pesche]

The crostata is the most classic of desserts, a simple and genuine cake made with pasta frolla (shortcrust pastry) and jam. This peach crostata is simple and is made in a few steps: it takes 20 minutes of preparation and a 40-minute baking in the oven to taste all its disarming goodness! The peach crostata…

Pasta Frolla Recipe – Italian Shortcrust Pastry Recipe

Pasta Frolla Recipe – Italian Shortcrust Pastry Recipe

This is the basic recipe for the preparation of numerous tarts and biscuits. The shortcrust pastry recipe is among the most used in confectionery, quick and easy, will allow you to prepare many tasty desserts. Among the most used bases in pastry, pasta frolla is a mixture that is normally prepared with flour, fat, eggs…

Skillet Chicken Puttanesca Recipe [Pollo alla Puttanesca]

Skillet Chicken Puttanesca Recipe [Pollo alla Puttanesca]

This simple chicken dinner comes together quickly despite the fact that the flavorful sauce is made from scratch. In fact, it’s as simple as browning the chicken, mixing a few ingredients, and throwing the whole skillet in the oven to bake while you put your feet up. If you don’t have a cast-iron skillet, transfer…

Lupini Beans: How to Cook and Eat This Rich in Proteins Ingredient

Lupini Beans: How to Cook and Eat This Rich in Proteins Ingredient

What are Lupini beans? Lupini beans are the seeds of the Lupinus albus, a plant belonging to the Leguminous family.  It grows up to one meter tall and has palmate leaves. This legume has been widely known and used since ancient times in the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East. In times of famine, children…

Caponata Recipe – The Best Sicilian Eggplant Appetizer

Caponata Recipe – The Best Sicilian Eggplant Appetizer

Caponata is a Sicilian appetizer made from eggplant. Since eggplant season is almost over, I decided to share with you Nonna Sara’s recipe. Throughout Sicily, there are countless variations of Caponata. Some use octopus and seafood, other pine nuts and raisins. Nonna’s recipe adds potatoes and bell peppers, which is what I grew up on…

Roman Style Chicken Recipe | Pollo alla Romana con Peperoni

Roman Style Chicken Recipe | Pollo alla Romana con Peperoni

Pollo alla Romana, or Roman chicken, is a wonderful, savory dish made with braised chicken and roasted peppers. A spice rub mixture of rosemary, sage, and oregano add extra flavor to the chicken itself, while tomato sauce, garlic, and white wine make up a mouth-watering sauce. This is a classic Roman dish that you will…

Best Cowboy Cookies

Best Cowboy Cookies

These are the most popular cookie on the net called Cowboy cookies. These cookies are an oatmeal base cookie with 3 different kinds of fat for flavor, crunch and softness. I have adapted these cowboy cookies to be soft inside and crunchy outside. You can add so many variations and make them your own style….

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