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Garden herb frittata with Parmigiano cheese sauce
Garden herb frittata with Parmigiano cheese sauce
The garden herb frittata recipe confirms what I have been thinking for some time. The way a person cooks changes. How I have changed, even in the kitchen Over time, it is enriched as we try new recipes and undergo contamination. It suffers trends, seasons, and necessities. Today's cooking tends to be very sophisticated or, on the contrary,…
Portuguese milk pudding, a traditional Italian dessert
Portuguese milk pudding, a traditional Italian dessert
What is a tradition? A habit, a repeated behavior? Be careful not to confuse ritual and tradition. Tradition has to do with the transmission of memories, knowledges, and patterns of behavior from one generation to the next. The food, cooking it, serving it,  sharing  it is part of the tradition of family and social heritage that we pass…
The basic recipe for Bolognese fresh egg pasta dough
Basic recipe for Bolognese fresh egg pasta dough
Bolognese pasta dough is made with eggs and flour. Mainly, making Bolognese pasta dough (in Italian: sfoglia) needs only a few ingredients that skilled hands turn into something special: a large number of pasta shapes that make Italy's gastronomic heritage unique. Bolognese pasta dough. Along Via Emilia, in Emilia as in Romagna, the tradition of pasta dough…
Frittata trippata
Eggs in Tripe (Frittata Trippata): Fake Tripe in Tomato Sauce
What a strange name! But is the tripe in it? No. And not a single piece, no matter how tiny, of meat. It's a vegetarian dish that deliberately resembles tripe in appearance. Hence the name. Frittata trippata or Eggs in Tripe. Eggs and tomatoes are a quite common recipe and usually eggs are poached in tomato sauce. But not this…
Cheese crespelle with broad beans, peas and asparagus
Italian cheese crespelle with broad beans, peas and asparagus salad
I love all egg dishes, don't you? If I am in a hurry, I choose eggs as the main ingredient for a quick and tasty recipe. In addition, in the blink of an eye, they become crespelle and frittata to which you can add or mix other ingredients to make exquisitely simple dishes. And seasonal, like cheese crespelle…
Strawberry and Blueberry Clafoutis, Gluten-Free Recipe
Strawberry and Blueberry Clafoutis, Gluten-Free Recipe
Claf-who? Clafoutis! Spring and delicious with fresh strawberry and blueberry. Fruit Dessert. Who loves them? I love all of them. Crumble, apple pie, apple strudel, Black Forest (preserved cherries are still fruit!). But now, please, give me your attention. I have a good new for those who are looking for to use seasonal, local fruit! Clafoutis is an easy-to-make French dessert…
Zuppa Imperiale, The Traditional Minestra Of Bologna
Zuppa Imperiale, The Traditional Minestra Of Bologna
When outside it is cold, I can't think of anything better than steaming soup. Despite its name, Zuppa Imperiale is not a soup but a  minestra . And a typical recipe of Bologna. Unlike other Bolognese pasta dishes, you don't need to make sfoglia (pasta dough) to make Zuppa Imperiale. For its easy preparation, you will…
Cheese and Salami Rolls With Boiled Eggs
From The 1970s: Cheese and Salami Rolls With Boiled Eggs
This dish is cheap, quick and easy to make. And vintage. It comes straight from the 1970s. A few ingredients and an impeccable presentation. That's all you need for a dish that is the best of Italian cuisine. Do you know La Cucina Italiana? I am not referring to the heritage of recipes that have made Italian…
Santa Lucia cookies with Ovis Mollis shortcrust pastry
Santa Lucia cookies with Ovis Mollis shortcrust pastry
Santa Lucia cookies are among my favorites. I call these biscuits "of Santa Lucia" because they are the ones we made at home to celebrate the feast. Sometimes the kind of biscuit was different. But the tradition of Santa Lucia biscuits, where I was born and raised, calls for shortcrust pastry. The tradition of Saint Lucia. The celebration of…
Mortadella Bologna frittata
Mortadella Bologna frittata recipe
Close your eyes and go back in your memory to when you were a child. What was your snack (in Italian merenda)? I was a lucky child, and I hope you were too. Before packaged snacks, which I have to admit I ate in quantities, the snack was homemade. Bread, pizza, focaccia, stuffed sandwiches, and cakes did not come…

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