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TIGELLE RECIPE AND HISTORY
SALMON EN PAPILLOTE RECIPE & HISTORY- all you need to know!
SOUS VIDE PORK RIBS braised with red wine sauce
SANTORINI FAVA RECIPE – Greek split pea puree – all you need to know!
ASPARAGUS FRITTATA with goat cheese – Italian recipe
GALBI JJIM RECIPE – Korean braised short ribs – all you need to know!
CALAMARI SALAD with mixed herbs Salmoriglio – Healthy & Tasty!
SPRITZ VENEZIANO RECIPES & HISTORY – the ritual of Aperitivo in Venice
TRADITIONAL EGGS IN PURGATORY RECIPE – All you need to know!
FASOLAKIA – Traditional Greek braised green beans – all you need to know!
RABBIT CACCIATORE (Coniglio alla Cacciatora) Northern-Italian style
GNOCCO FRITTO RECIPE AND HISTORY: all you need to know!
BRAISED MUSTARD GREENS with potatoes and leeks
GEMISTA RECIPE – Greek stuffed vegetables: all you need to know!
ACHARI CHICKEN GOSHT – Indian spicy and sour chicken stew
BACCALÀ SALAD SICILIAN WAY RECIPE with olives and sweet peppers
HOMEMADE RICOTTA GNOCCHI with spinach and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
BISON MEATBALLS ASIAN-STYLE with spicy coconut sauce
CEVAPI (CEVAPCICI) RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
AJVAR RECIPE: Balkan bell peppers dip – all you need to know!
ACQUA PAZZA STYLE STEWED FISH – traditional Italian recipe and history
PANELLE – Sicilian chickpea fritters recipe & history – all you need to know!
GREEK DOLMADES RECIPE: stuffed grape leaves – all you need to know!
CALAMARATA PASTA WITH SQUID SAUCE: traditional Neapolitan recipe
SHISH TAWOOK (SHISH TAOUK): Levantine chicken skewers
ITALIAN COCOA FROLLINI COOKIES RECIPE with white chocolate chips
MUHAMMARA RECIPE: Levantine bell pepper dip – all you need to know!
ZUCCHINE ALLA SCAPECE – Italian fried zucchini marinated in vinegar
PENNE ALLA VODKA recipe & history – all you need to know!
SOLE MEUNIERE RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
ZEPPOLE (Graffe) – Italian doughnuts recipe & history – all you need to know!
POMAROLA – Tuscan tomatoes sauce for pasta: my family recipe!
PASTA FAZOOL (PASTA E FASUL) NEAPOLITAN RECIPE & HISTORY
ALOO MATAR RECIPE: potatoes and peas Punjabi curry – all you need to know!
CARCIOFI ALLA ROMANA: ROMAN ARTICHOKES RECIPE & HISTORY
COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE RECIPE & HISTORY (Veal Milanese Cutlet)
ZABAGLIONE RECIPE & HISTORY – All you need to know!
BAKED TURBOT with lemon mustard sauce and potatoes
WINE PAIRINGS: IGT ROSSO SANTA CRISTINA MEETS LAMB RAGU PAPPARDELLE
BAGNA CAUDA recipe and history – all you need to know!
INFUSED SAKE with lemon peels and fresh thyme
DAUPHINOISE POTATOES RECIPE: French potatoes au gratin – all you need to know!
CANNONCINI RECIPE (Italian cannoli alla crema) – all you need to know!
SHRIKHAND RECIPE – Indian sweet & spicy flavored yogurt
WINE PAIRINGS: CHIANTI SUPERIORE MEETS TUSCAN STEW
PICO DE GALLO RECIPE & HISTORY – Traditional Mexican salsa!
RIBOLLITA – Tuscan bread soup recipe & history – all you need to know!
VICHYSSOISE RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know about the French leeks soup!
MOZZARELLA IN CARROZZA RECIPE & HISTORY – traditional Neapolotan fried cheese sandwich
CHICKEN PROVENCAL: traditional French recipe with bell peppers and shallots
SICILIAN PASTA ALLA NORMA recipe and history – all you need to know!
WINE PAIRINGS: CIPRESSETO ROSATO MEETS TUSCAN MEATBALLS
ADA BONI ARRABBIATA RECIPE – a signature chef variation with ham and cheese
ALOO GOBI RECIPE – Indian stir-fry potatoes and cauliflower
NEAPOLITAN FAVA BEAN SOUP with pancetta and fresh herbs
CHINESE GALZED CHICKEN STEAKS with honey, soy sauce and sesame seeds
BAKED TOMATOES GRATIN ITALIAN-STYLE: authentic Mediterranean taste!
ITALIAN PORK SHOULDER STEW with potatoes and peas (Spezzatino)
MOZZARELLA AND EGGPLANT CREAMY SAUCE PASTA
AGUACHILE RECIPE AND HISTORY – Mexican marinated shrimp salad
SFINCIONE: SICILIAN PIZZA RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
LOUKOUMADES – traditional greek honey puffs recipe & history
ARRABBIATA SAUCE RECIPE & HISTORY (penne all’arrabbiata) – all you need to know!
SICILIAN CAPONATA: history and 4 traditional recipes – all you need to know!
MEDITERRANEAN STEAK TARTARE with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh parsley
STIR-FRY SHIITAKE CHINESE-STYLE with soy sauce and sesame seeds
LYONNAISE POTATOES – French roasted potatoes with caramelized onions
SPANAKOPITA RECIPE & HISTORY – Traditional Greek spinach pie
PASTA FAGIOLI VENETIAN-STYLE RECIPE & HISTORY- all you need to know!
TORTILLA DE PATATAS (spanish omelette) recipe & history – all you need to know!
PALERMITAN CAPONATA RECIPE – traditional Sicilian appetizer
MANGO LASSI RECIPE – Refreshing Indian drink with yogurt, ginger and turmeric
DULCE DE LECHE RECIPE & HISTORY – traditional caramel sauce
EXTRA JUICY BEER BRAISED SAUSAGES!
CAPONATA CATANESE – Sicilian appetizer with eggplants and bell peppers
PORTUGUESE CLAMS STEW RECIPE with chorizo and white wine sauce
CREMA CATALANA RECIPE & HISTORY – Spanish pastry cream with caramel crust
SAGANAKI CHEESE RECIPE with Feta and seared bell peppers
AGLIO E OLIO RECIPE – Neapolitan spicy spaghetti recipe & history
SPANAKORIZO – Traditional Greek spinach rice with lemon and dill
CAPONATA AGRIGENTINA – sweet and sour Sicilian appetizer
TZATZIKI SAUCE RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
GOULASH RECIPE HUNGARIAN STYLE (Magyar Gulyás) – all you need to know!
GREEK PITA BREAD RECIPE – easy and tasty!
CAPONATA MESSINESE – Sicilian appetizer with chopped tomatoes and eggplants
THAI-STYLE CLAM CHOWDER with rice and coconut milk
ITALIAN CROCCANTE -caramelized almond brittle bars recipe
CASTAGNACCIO RECIPE – Tuscan style chestnut flour cake
BUTTERCUP SQUASH PUFFS Duchess potatoes style with blue cheese
BUTTERCUP SQUASH “PUMPKIN” PUREE with blue cheese
HOMEMADE FRENCH FRIES – legend and recipe
MELITZANOSALATA – traditional Greek eggplant salad recipe
PUMPKIN GNOCCHI RECIPE – how to prepare them homemade!
POMEGRANATE STEAK TARTARE with ginger juice and poppy seeds
SARDINES PASTA (pasta con le sarde) SICILIAN RECIPE AND HISTORY
FRIED GNUDI – Italian spinach and cheese croquettes
SALMORIGLIO TUNA STEAK RECIPE ON THE BOAT: eating with a Sicilian fisherman!
FRIED SAGE WITH BEER BATTER simple and tasty vegan appetizer!
FRENCH STEAK TARTARE RECIPE AND HISTORY – with mustard and pickled cucumber
MUSSELS IN WHITE WINE SAUCE Italian recipe (impepata di cozze)
LEMON GRANITA – traditional Sicilian sorbet recipe
BEER BATTER RECIPE perfect to fry vegetables and seafood!
NON ALCOHOLIC SANGRIA PITCHER FOR KIDS – party vitamin boost!
PASTA SALAD RECIPE with grilled zucchini and chickpeas: healthy and tasty!
SHAKSHUKA RECIPE – spicy eggs poached in bell pepper and tomato sauce
ROASTED VEAL BREAST “ALLA FORNARA” Recipe & History
GIARDINIERA RECIPE: the Italian pickled vegetables appetizer!
PEAS AND PANCETTA SIDE DISH with mini bell peppers and parsley
YELLOW LENTILS RICE BOWL with grilled zucchini and fresh mint
TRIPE RECIPE FLORENTINE WAY (trippa fiorentina) – All You Need To Know!
CHARRED OKRA AND TOMATOES STEW with smoked paprika and mint
ROASTED BELL PEPPERS PASTA SAUCE with Italian pancetta and basil
ROASTED BELL PEPPERS HUMMUS with goat cheese and mint
TARALLI RECIPE – Traditional Italian bread snacks for aperitifs and parties!
CREPES SUZETTE RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
GNUDI RECIPE – Traditional Tuscan dumplings with spinach and ricotta
STUFFED ZUCCHINI BOATS with pork ragù and mashed potatoes
NAAN BREAD RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
GAI LAN (CHINESE BROCCOLI) STIR FRY with Sichuan pepper and garlic
BASIC CREPES RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
PESTO GENOVESE with green beans and potatoes (pesto avvantaggiato)
EGG MUFFINS ITALIAN STYLE with mushrooms, asparagus and Pancetta
GRILLED EGGPLANTS MARINATED WITH SALMORIGLIO (lemon and olive oil sauce)
KUNG PAO CHICKEN RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP with Beluga lentils – vegan and detox recipe
PAN-SEARED SWORDFISH with Italian Salmoriglio marinate
PASTA PUTTANESCA SAUCE with garlic, black olives and capers
STRUFFOLI RECIPE AND HISTORY – traditional Italian honey balls
GHEE BUTTER RECIPE & HISTORY – Indian clarified butter
BRACIOLE NEAPOLITAN-STYLE recipe & history – all you need to know!
SKORDALIA RECIPE – Greek garlic mashed potatoes
GREEK LAMB STEW with salmoriglio marinade, olives and feta cheese
RATATOUILLE RECIPE & HISTORY – traditional French appetizer and side dish
SALMORIGLIO RECIPE AND HISTORY – Italian lemon and olive oil marinade
SWEETBREADS RECIPE breaded and fried Italian style
CLARIFIED BUTTER RECIPE: the easiest way to prepare it homemade!
CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP with Havarti cheese
WHITE CLAM SAUCE LINGUINE with garlic and fresh parsley
HOMEMADE TORTELLINI Italian traditional recipe and history
HOMEMADE LIMONCELLO ITALIAN RECIPE AND HISTORY – ready in 3 days!
BOTTARGA SPAGHETTI with lemon zests and bread crumbles
ITALIAN SALSA VERDE (parsley green sauce recipe)
SMOKED SALMON TARTINE with asparagus butter and crumbled almonds
RASPBERRY TIRAMISU with blueberries and chocolate chunks
POTATO GNOCCHI RECIPE & HISTORY – all you need to know!
FOCACCIA BREAD LOCATELLI: quick and easy Italian flatbread!
APPLE CAKE ITALIAN WAY with sliced almonds and amaretti snaps
WHITE ANCHOVIES SALAD with eggplants and tomatillos
GINGER LEMON DETOX DRINK with mint leaves, anise and fennel seeds
ITALIAN TORRONE SEMIFREDDO with chocolate chunks
RABBIT STEW braised in white wine with mushrooms and mustard seeds
Imperial soup Bolognese traditional recipe: zuppa imperiale
BROCCOLI RABE PASTA RECIPE with red snapper
MUSHROOM RISOTTO with Shiitake, Cremini, and dried Porcini
FRIED LAMB CHOPS in traditional Italian batter
BEEF STOCK with chicken and vegetables Italian way
ITALIAN FRITTATA with caramelized onions
BEAN SAUCE PASTA vegan recipe
SAUSAGE SKEWERS with baby potatoes and blue cheese
BASIL PESTO recipe and history
HONEY MUSTARD CHICKEN THIGHS with chili peppers and carrot sticks
PAPPA AL POMODORO HISTORY AND RECIPE – Tuscan tomato and bread soup
GIZZARDS STEW CHINESE RECIPE with soy sauce and sesame seeds
CHICKEN CACCIATORE ITALIAN STYLE – pollo alla cacciatora
VEAL SCALOPPINI ROMAN STYLE – saltimbocca alla romana
EGGPLANT PASTA with Italian prosciutto and ricotta salata
ROASTED MIXED VEGETABLES with provencal herbs and cheese
BBQ PORK FAJITAS marinated with beer and lime juice
ITALIAN PAN FRIED ZUCCHINI with cheese and garlic
RICOTTA CHEESE PASTA with tomato sauce, basil and pine nuts
PEPERONATA RECIPE authentic Italian pan fried bell peppers
EASY TOMATOES SAUCE ITALIAN WAY with garlic and fresh basil
ROASTED CARROTS with balsamic and arugula pesto
PESTO ARUGULA RECIPE for pasta and seasoning
FRITTATA RECIPE with spinach, goat cheese and pecorino crust
ITALIAN RICE CAKE with almonds and Amaretti cookies
CAPOCOLLO AND MINI SWEET PEPPER PASTA
GRILLED SEA BASS marinated with white wine and herbs
BEEF SHORT RIBS braised with red wine and diced tomatoes
ASPARAGUS DIP with Dijon mustard and white pepper
MARBLED CHINESE TEA EGGS – HISTORY AND RECIPE
SHRIMP RICE SALAD with lime and cumin dressing
SHRIMP STOCK RECIPE Italian way
VEGETARIAN CARBONARA with zucchini
STUFFED MUSHROOMS with Gruyere cheese
MOIST & TENDER CHICKEN SALAD with sun-dried tomatoes pesto
SAUTEED SPINACH AND MOZZARELLA RECIPE
AUTHENTIC RAGÙ ALLA BOLOGNESE recipe and history
VEAL STEW with asparagus, mushrooms and potatoes
STUFFED JALAPENOS with potatoes, sausage and cheese
CROSTINI POLENTA RECIPE, great with cheese and meats
TUNA PASTA with olives, capers and tomato sauce
HOGFISH ADRIATIC – Dreaming in Islamorada
ROSEMARY FLATBREAD with olive oil (Italian focaccia)
ARTICHOKES SPAGHETTI with garlic and Pecorino cheese
CALF LIVER VENETIAN STYLE (fegato alla veneziana)
ORECCHIETTE WITH RAPINI AND ANCHOVIES
ARTICHOKES DIP with garlic, fresh mint and lemon zest
FARRO SALAD with roasted vegetables and feta
GREEN CABBAGE SOUP with caramelized onions, mushrooms and cheese
PAN ROASTED RABBIT with rosemary, shallots and green olives
FRIED ARTICHOKES (carciofi alla giudia)
OVEN ROASTED OCTOPUS with potatoes and oregano
STIR FRIED DANDELIONS AND POTATOES with cheese
WILD BOAR STEW with mushroom and red wine
ROASTED POTATOES with butter, garlic and herbs
COCONUT CREAM SOUP with romanesco and roasted tofu
GARAM MASALA CHICKEN with fresh ginger and beer sauce
ARTICHOKES SALAD with green olives and sweet garlic
MUSHROOMS CHEESE CROSTINI with shiitake and Italian fontina
VEGETARIAN BAKED PASTA with cauliflower sauce and broccoli
SAUTEED CHAYOTE SQUASH AND POTATOES with shallots and mint
INDIAN RED LENTILS DAL (masoor dal)
SAUTEED DANDELION GREENS ROMAN STYLE (cicoria alla romana)
SAUSAGE AND MUSHROOMS PASTA
CUTTLEFISH STEW with green peas, Italian style
SLOW COOKED EYE OF ROUND STEAKS with pizzaiola sauce
RAINBOW CHARD CREAM SOUP
SAUTEED SHRIMPS with basil and ginger pesto
SAUTEED CREAMY MUSHROOMS with milk and mustard
CACIO E PEPE recipe and history
PASTRY DOUGH RECIPE for tarts and cookies
ITALIAN BRESAOLA SALAD with arugula and cheese
SAUTEED ARTICHOKES with bacon and garlic
PORK BELLY STEW Shanghai style
Spaghetti with sun dried tomatoes sauce pesto
BRAISED SAUSAGES with green lentils
PASTRY CREAM TART italian recipe (Torta della Nonna)
OSSO BUCO MILANESE RECIPE traditional Italian dish
VENETIAN SALTED COD (Baccalà Mantecato)
SALTED COD: legend and how to prepare before cooking
PASTRY CREAM RECIPE with eggs, milk and cream
STUFFED SQUID with potatoes and broccoli
RISOTTO MILANESE history and recipe (Italian saffron rice)
MY MINESTRONE FAMILY RECIPE Italian vegetable soup
CIPOLLINI ONIONS braised in red wine
RED WINE REDUCTION RECIPE
SAUSAGE CHEESE CROSTINI Tuscan recipe
BUTTERNUT SQUASH SPREAD with smoked paprika and goat cheese
ROASTED CHESTNUTS RECIPE (caldarroste)
ITALIAN VEGETABLE BROTH RECIPE
STIR-FRIED SAUSAGES with red potatoes and Brussels sprouts
FARFALLE PASTA with butternut squash sauce and bacon flakes
HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN CHILI with black beans
ITALIAN RICE AND BEANS SOUP – a fall delight!
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE lactose free
BRAISED PORK RIBS with Guinness beer
ITALIAN CHICKEN STEW WITH BELL PEPPERS – pollo ai peperoni
HOMEMADE ITALIAN FRESH CHEESE “GIUNCATA” ready in a few hours!
HOMEMADE SUN-DRIED TOMATOES preserved in olive oil
GREEN BEANS SALAD with marinated tofu and almonds
FIG JAM perfect as appetizer with cheese
TRADITIONAL CHERRY TOMATOES SPAGHETTI with garlic and basil
TOMATILLO GUACAMOLE with red onions
ITALIAN SAUSAGE SAUCE with tomato (ragù di salsiccia)
PAN FRIED SWEET MINI PEPPERS with basil leaves and balsamic vinegar
STUFFED SUMMER SQUASH with cauliflower dip and crispy bacon
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER DIP
ITALIAN MASHED POTATOES – Puré all’italiana
ITALIAN BEEF CHEEKS STEW braised in red wine
ITALIAN CHICKEN LIVERS CROUTONS
Pasta with Italian prosciutto and green peas
MEXICAN CHICKEN WITH ALMOND SAUCE (pollo en salsa de almendras)
ITALIAN MILK RICE (risotto) with provolone and walnuts
TRADITIONAL SICILIAN ALMOND COOKIES
CAULIFLOWER SALAD with feta cheese
COUSCOUS “ALLA CARBONARA” with diced zucchini and fried eggs
FLORENTINE STEAK (Bistecca alla Fiorentina) – history and recipe
ITALIAN OCTOPUS STEW (polpo alla luciana)
ROASTED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS with dill and white wine sauce
DRUNKEN BUCATINI (traditional thicker spaghetti) with red wine sauce and guanciale
STRUDEL WITH PEARS AND CHOCOLATE
PACCHERI (TRADITIONAL MACARONI) with pork belly and baby artichokes
TRADITIONAL HUMMUS RECIPE
LENTIL AND GREEN PEA SOUP with bread croutons
homemade preserved baby artichokes in oil
Fillet char with spatzle, mushroom and asparagus tips
PULLED PORK ITALIAN WAY with red wine and rosemary
SPICY BUTTERNUT SQUASH COMPOTE with cayenne pepper and rosemary
BRUSSELS SPROUTS CASSEROLE with potatoes and bacon
BUTTERNUT SQUASH CREAM SOUP with fresh dill and goat cheese
CHOCOLATE SALAMI (salame al cioccolato)
MACKEREL FILLET with escarole salad and dill dressing
VEGETARIAN PIE with lacinato kale and potatoes
rigatoni with ragù barese – apulian meat sauce
WHERE THE WILD VEGETABLES ARE: Hippy vegetable cream
EGGPLANT PESTO CASERECCE with mint and zucchini chuncks
ROASTED RACK OF LAMB with fennel purée and sage pesto
VEGETARIAN STUFFED ZUCCHINI with potatoes, shallots and goat cheese
ORANGE AROMATIZED CREME BRULEE with papaya pulp
MONKFISH SPAGHETTI with bell peppers and zucchini
ITALIAN SAUSAGE MEATBALLS with tomato sauce and basil leaves
TOMATOES PARMIGIANA with smoked mozzarella, eggplant and sun-dried tomatoes
SALMON RISOTTO with bell peppers, bacon and saffron
RED WINE BRAISED OCTOPUS with potatos and Concord grape sauce
STUFFED BELGIAN ENDIVES with smoked grated mozzarella
TUNA BELLY SALAD with cannellini beans and green wasabi sauce
WASABI GREEN SAUCE with parsley and soy sauce
SHRIMP LINGUINE with “summer” cognac bisque
SALMON TARTARE with champignon mushroom, celery and poppy seeds
GREEK VEAL SCALOPPINE with fresh tomato pulp, feta cheese and kalamata olives
TRADITIONAL ROMAN OXTAIL “ALLA VACCINARA”
FRESH TOMATO PULP for dressing pasta, entrees and bruschettas
CHOCOLATE FUDGE MUFFIN with blueberries whipped cream
CREAM OF ASPARAGUS JUMBO SHELLS PASTA WITH roasted cherry tomatoes
ROASTED CHERRY TOMATOES IN OIL with mixed herbs
ITALIAN LEMON SEMIFREDDO covered with meringues
AUTHENTIC MERINGUES RECIPE for cakes and semifreddo