ROASTED CARROTS with balsamic and arugula pesto

Roasted carrots with balsamic and arugula pesto is an healthy vegetarian salad. I love the sweet taste of the carrots glazed with balsamic vinegar paired the bitter of arugula. To obtain a perfect balance between these strong flavors a very good quality balsamic vinegar is mandatory, otherwise the taste will be too sour!

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PESTO ARUGULA RECIPE for pasta and seasoning

PESTO ARUGULA RECIPE for pasta and seasoning

Pesto arugula is a quick and easy recipe, very versatile. Thanks to my friend Erik and his beautiful garden, I can prepare this recipe with fresh organic arugula! I love the bitter taste of this green, balanced with the sweet and sour flavor of Parmigiano Reggiano and pine nuts. Pesto Arugula is perfect to toss… read more! …

FRITTATA RECIPE with spinach, goat cheese and pecorino crust

FRITTATA RECIPE with spinach, goat cheese and pecorino crust

This Italian frittata is easy and tasty, and not requires flipping it! Spinach and onions combine perfectly with goat cheese. By finishing into the oven you create a yummy pecorino crust. This recipe is great as appetizer or picnic lunch. Serve frittata warm or at room temperature, paired with toasted bread slices, green salad and/or… read more! …

ITALIAN RICE CAKE with almonds and Amaretti cookies

ITALIAN RICE CAKE with almonds and Amaretti cookies

The Italian rice cake, called also “Torta degli Addobbi” is a simple and tasty dessert of the Emilian tradition. Originally, this cake had been prepared for the “Festa degli Addobbi”, a medieval festivity where colored drapes were showed out from the windows. But, currently is common serve rice cake all year long. Arborio rice is… read more! …

CAPOCOLLO AND MINI SWEET PEPPER PASTA

Pasta with capocollo and mini sweet pepper

Capocollo is a classic cured Italian! This savory cut of pork is processed fresh or cured in several Italian regions. In this case, I prepared a great pasta with cured capocollo and mini sweet peppers. Oregano leaves give at the sauce a fresh flavor and balance the salty taste of the meat and chili pepper. Serve… read more! …

GRILLED SEA BASS marinated with white wine and herbs

GRILLED SEA BASS with white wine and herbs marinate

This Grilled Sea bass recipe perfectly combines my Italian flair with the flavors of Latin America. Italians love to marinate protein with wine and Chilean sea bass is great with this tasty technique. The wine breaks down the tissue allowing the assimilation of the flavors. Lime juice and mixed herbs enhance the taste of the… read more! …