pasta, rice & co

Cauliflower & Broccoli Pasta

Cauliflower & Broccoli Pasta

Here’s a quick recipe. This time I’m moving in a comfort zone for any Italian… Pasta. Remember that “quick” doesn’t mean bad nor tasteless, just pick up the right seasonal ingredients and add your personal touch! I’ve already published few other recipes with broccoli and cauliflower […]

Orecchiette with Broccoli

Orecchiette with Broccoli

Today we experimented a typical pasta recipe from the south of Italy, precisely from Puglia (Apulia). It is a very famous recipe, easy to do but very tasty. This region is actually very beautiful, rich in culture and breathtaking beaches, and the average quality of food is […]

Pizzoccheri “Summer” version

Pizzoccheri “Summer” version

Today I made a little bit of an experiment. My mom went few days in the north part of Italy and she came back with a nice present for us, the “Pizzoccheri”. Pizzocheri is a typical buckwheat pasta of Valtellina valley. The signature dish is […]

“Mezzamanica senatore cappelli” with cauliflower and saffron

“Mezzamanica senatore cappelli” with cauliflower and saffron

This time we move into “the” soft spot for every italian: pasta. The type of pasta we used is called “mezzamanica” and I don’t think there’s any translation for that. The grain is “Senatore Cappelli”, an ancient Italian grain that, in the last years, has […]

Gnocchi with aubergine pesto

Gnocchi with aubergine pesto

It’s summertime and, although mother earth is giving its best to provide us with the best and fresh vegetables, it is frankly quite too hot to spend time cooking. So, today I want to share a quick and easy recipe that is perfect if you […]

Organic Nerone Whole Rice with Wild Asparagus

Organic Nerone Whole Rice with Wild Asparagus

Yesterday, as soon as we got back from our wonderful trip to Oman, I literally dragged Nicola to the supermarket, not only because the fridge was sadly empty, but also because I really wanted to have some good italian food (even if in Oman a […]