A deliciously fresh, vernal fava bean pesto to season spaghetti (or linguine), plus a rain of pecorino flakes to add flavor peaks and crunchiness.
seasonal Italian recipes
Here you’ll find all my favorite seasonal Italian recipes.
No other cuisine respects seasonality as Italian cuisine does, and every time of the year is an excuse to celebrate Nature and its gifts.
Fall is for harvest; Winter is for Christmas and comfort food; Spring is for Easter and sprouting; Summer is for fun and the fruits of Nature.
Here you’ll find my best Italian recipes organized by season.
Lots of pumpkins and mushrooms – like the Porcini Risotto, in the Italian Fall recipes.
Soups, stews, and hot salads in the Italian Winter recipes – Pasta e Fagioli, for example.
Edible flowers, eggs and Easter, like the Ricotta Cheesecake in the Spring recipes.
And salads, fruity dishes, easy, almost no cooking recipes, and preserves like the Giardiniera in the Summer recipes.
The Italian authentic and original tortellini panna e prosciutto recipe
Are you ready to make the authentic tortellini panna e prosciutto recipe? The recipe that my male friends and brothers made continuously to satisfy their endless appetites. The steps they had learned from their moms and nonnas and that they replicated as accurately as their first-experienced skills let them.
OLIVE OIL BANANA BREAD THE ITALIAN STYLE
How to make my olive oil banana bread recipe, an Italian-style banana bread! The other ingredients are classic: good old baking stuff.
How to Make the hot apple juice and cinnamon drink recipe of the Italian Alps
In this post, I’m sharing how to make a wintry, Italian, comforting, and healthy drink: the hot apple juice with cinnamon recipe.
Italian kale soup with cannellini beans and Prosciutto
In this post, we will make a comforting winter soup: an Italian kale soup with cannellini beans and Prosciutto.
Italian pasta with burrata and cherry tomatoes
Simple and quick pasta with cherry tomato sauce, melted burrata, and basil.
ITALIAN PUMPKIN RISOTTO RECIPE
Pumpkin risotto is very popular here in Italy. It is a recipe from the Northern regions but cooked everywhere: it is a perfect comfort dish for Autumn and Winter dinners. Imagine savoring it after a long walk in the woods, admiring foliage. With a glass of a dry...
Pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil
Pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil is a summery and easy main dish from Italy. Here’s the recipe!
The Ligurian Torta Pasqualina recipe from Genoa
Torta Pasqualina: the recipe of the Ligurian Easter savory tart with greens, ricotta, and eggs.
Italian smoked salmon pasta recipe
Italian smoked salmon pasta recipe (penne al salmone) made with penne pasta, smoked salmon, heavy cream, white wine, a hint of brandy, and fresh parsley. A delicious, festive, and traditional Italian pasta dish for Christmas Eve!