HONEY MUSTARD CHICKEN THIGHS with chili peppers and carrot sticks

Honey Mustard Chicken thighs is a very popular recipe. Everyone has his own version! Here my way with juniper berries, bay leaves, carrot sticks and snow peas. Considering the sweetness of the honey, the right amount of chili pepper helps to balance the final taste.

HONEY MUSTARD CHICKEN THIGHS with chili peppers and carrot sticks

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PAPPA AL POMODORO HISTORY AND RECIPE – Tuscan tomato and bread soup

PAPPA AL POMODORO - Tuscan tomato and bread soup

Pappa al Pomodoro! This recipe is one of the most traditional Tuscan soup. Prepare this dish is very easy, but it needs prime quality ingredients. Tomatoes sauce and bread quality must cook along with best extra virgin olive oil, sweet basil leaves, and Tuscan bread creates a delicious cream soup very healthy and digestible and… read more! …

GIZZARDS STEW CHINESE RECIPE with soy sauce and sesame seeds

GIZZARDS STEW CHINESE RECIPE with soy sauce and sesame seeds

The Gizzards stew is a delicious Chinese recipe I tried it on during my first travel in China. I love to recreate this dish in my house every time I miss Shanghai!  The taste of chicken gizzards is very strong and particular, but it will worth any minute you will spend into the kitchen! One… read more! …

CHICKEN CACCIATORE ITALIAN STYLE – pollo alla cacciatora

CHICKEN CACCIATORE ITALIAN STYLE - pollo alla cacciatora

Chicken cacciatore, is one of the most popular Italian recipes. Named “pollo alla cacciatora”, this recipe is prepared with some little differences in almost all the regions of Italy. I like sear the chicken reduced into pieces before slowly cook it into a fresh tomatoes sauce. Garlic, rosemary and give at the meat a delicious… read more! …

VEAL SCALOPPINI ROMAN STYLE – saltimbocca alla romana

VEAL SCALOPPINI ROMAN STILE - saltimbocca alla romana

Veal scaloppini with prosciutto (Italian ham) and sage leaves, sauteed into butter are named “saltimbocca alla romana” in Rome. It’s a must to try! Thin veal steaks are flavored with sage and black pepper, then dressed up with Italian prosciutto, and finally sauteed into the butter. A thin layer of cornstarch combined with white wine creates a creamy… read more! …

EGGPLANT PASTA with Italian prosciutto and ricotta salata

EGGPLANT PASTA with Italian prosciutto

Eggplant pasta with prosciutto dices is a quick and tasty Italian recipe. I love serve this sauce along with any kind of short pasta, but the shape I prefer is Garganelli: an Emilian kind of maccheroni very traditional in Bologna, my birth city. Deep fried eggplants give a characteristic flavor, but if you prefer an… read more! …