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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!

lavender and peach lemonade

Peach and lavender lemonade recipe with overnight infused water and honey.

canned tuna pasta the Italian way

Canned tuna pasta with tomatoes.

An Italian stuffed eggplant recipe from Puglia

Stuffed eggplant recipe with tomato sauce, breadcrumbs, pecorino (or Parmesan), and mortadella (or ham).

Italian Russian salad recipe

Russian salad recipe: the original recipe with vegetables, pickles, and mayonnaise.

Italian peach bellini recipe

the peach bellini recipe with real peaches and prosecco

giardiniera recipe for an Italian Summer

Italian giardiniera recipe: authentic and traditional Summer canning

panzanella salad recipe from Tuscany

Traditional panzanella salad recipe: with stale bread, tomatoes and red onion.

latte di mandorla: the Sicilian almond milk

How to make almond milk at home with the authentic Sicilian recipe.

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A TUSCAN BARBECUE DECALOGUE

A TUSCAN BARBECUE DECALOGUE

In this post, I’ll share with you a sort of decalogue of the perfect summer Tuscan barbecue that I wrote for the Italian Colors Newsletter.

Taranto, Puglia, Italy

Taranto, Puglia, Italy

In this post, I’ll share with you what Taranto is known for, what to see, and what to eat in this little-known, greatly rich in culture, Puglia travel destination.

Wild Boar in Italy

Wild Boar in Italy

Today, inspired by Maremma’s Simposio, we will explore “cinghiale”, wild boar, culture in Italy: Italian recipes, iconic dishes, city encounters, and the countryside culture.

Maremma’s Simposio: a slow travel cookbook

Maremma’s Simposio: a slow travel cookbook

This Simposio is a Maremma slow travel cookbook, a way to explore this Tuscany’s wild territory mindfully. Traditional dishes, stories, characters, and legends are my secret recipe for making you EXPERIENCE Maremma.

ITALIAN PUMPKIN RISOTTO RECIPE

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...

Italian spinach with cheese recipe

Italian spinach with cheese recipe

Italian spinach with cheese recipe: a cheesy melted side dish with mozzarella and cacioricotta - an aged ricotta cheese from Southern Italy.How many times have I seen my mom open a plastic bag and toss cubes of frozen spinaches with white dots into a skillet! It was a...

how to make caffe leccese

how to make caffe leccese

Caffe Leccese is a coffee drink from Salento made with espresso and almond syrup. Here’s the recipe!