MOIST & TENDER CHICKEN SALAD with sun-dried tomatoes pesto

Chicken salad as a great dish prefect for incoming summer. But, maintain the meat moist and tender is not easy. For this reason, often is easier opt for different parts of the chicken but the breast, or shred  the meat to make it more flavorful. Today I decided to reveal my secret to obtain the most tender chicken salad with breast  you ever ate! Cooked in this way, the meat texture is optimal to be reduced into slices. I love pairing this dish with a savory sun-dried and mint pesto to give a fresh summery taste!

MOIST & TENDER CHICKEN SALAD with sun-dried tomatoes pesto

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SAUTEED SPINACH AND MOZZARELLA RECIPE

SAUTEED SPINACH AND MOZZARELLA RECIPE

Sauteed spinach and mozzarella is a delicious Italian side. This recipe is perfect paired with eggs and meats. The quality of mozzarella is fundamental for the success of this dish: it must be juicy and with original taste. Otherwise the spinach will not become creamy and consistent!

Authentic Ragù alla Bolognese: RECIPE AND HISTORY

AUTHENTIC BOLOGNESE SAUCE (Ragù alla Bolognese)

Ragù alla Bolognese is one of the most important recipes of my own city, perhaps the most famous Italian dish in the world. Unfortunately, it is also the most mangling Italian recipe! For the Bologna’s people ragù is a very serious matter, more than can be expected! The preparation of this great recipe is very… read more! …

VEAL STEW with asparagus, mushrooms and potatoes

VEAL STEW with asparagus, mushrooms and potatoes

I love a good veal stew so much! If you desire a good stew out from the winter, this is your recipe! The veal meat is more delicate than beef, and it pairs perfectly with asparagus and mushrooms. A good white wine and fresh sage donate a tasty sour flavor. A suggestion: avoid cheap wine… read more! …

STUFFED JALAPENOS with potatoes, sausage and cheese

STUFFED JALAPENOS with potatoes, sausage and cheese

Stuffed jalapenos is a classic Mexican recipe. Today I prepared them with a touch of Italian style! Into the stuffing, the sour taste of goat cheese is well balanced with the sweet of potatoes and a pinch of cumin flavor. Sweet basil and Italian sausage recall my own country. This recipe is perfect as appetizer… read more! …

CROSTINI POLENTA RECIPE, great with cheese and meats

CROSTINI POLENTA RECIPE, great with cheese and meats

This crostini polenta recipe is very simple and perfect for parties and gatherings! Traditionally the polenta crostini are shaped squared, but you can reduce them into the shape you prefer. They pair perfectly with melted cheese, but with grilled vegetables or meats as well.