Italian

Lasagna Verde

Lasagna Verde

Lasagna Verde is a delicious and decadent pasta dish from Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy. I have only been making this dish for about five years. Prior to that, I did not make lasagna because it was not my favorite pasta dish. As a matter of […]

Beef Braciole with Peppers and Onions

Beef Braciole with Peppers and Onions

Beef braciole is a common Italian-American meal, stuffed with cheese, herbs, and bread crumbs, made into rolls and cooked in tomato sauce. Growing up my mother prepared it in the same manner.  The sauce was used to dress the pasta and the braciole were served […]

Pizza with Proscuitto and Arugula

Pizza with Proscuitto and Arugula

    Who doesn’t like Pizza? My favorite is Napolitano style Pizza with Proscuitto and Arugula. Living in New York City, pizza is available practically on every corner.  Some of the best pizza in the world can be found here, but my favorite style is […]

Farro Vegetable Casserole

Farro Vegetable Casserole

You may have noticed by now that I like Farro. I am always trying to come up with new ways to serve it. My family likes casserole dishes because they are all-in-one meals, and easy to eat.  So I decided to create a casserole using […]

Stuffed Zucchine with Riced Cauliflower, Spinach and Sausage

Stuffed Zucchine with Riced Cauliflower, Spinach and Sausage

  Zucchine and cauliflower are two wonderful summer vegetables.  What better way to enjoy both than to stuff one into the other.  This recipe is easy, nutricious, and delicious. Riced cauliflower makes the perfect base for the stuffing because it easily absorbs the flavors from […]

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Prep Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4-5 Caprese salad is made with only four main ingredients, so it is important that you use the best ingredients possible.  I like to use mozzarella di bufala (mozzarella made with buffalo milk). You can find an imported […]

Farro and Tuna Salad

Farro and Tuna Salad

Farro and Tuna Salad This is a great any time meal that is healthy, hearty, and delicious. This recipe is easy to make and packs a lot of nutrition. Farro is my favorite whole grain. It has a nutty flavor with a nice bite to […]

Italian Potato Salad

Italian Potato Salad

When I was growing up my mother would make Italian Potato Salad during the summer months. This potato salad is lighter and healthier than traditional potato salad with mayonnaise, and you don’t have to worry about the mayo going bad in the heat. This dish […]

Tiramisù

Tiramisù

Tiramisù is a classic Italian dessert that is found throughout Italy. Every bite is creamy and delicious. Make this recipe and it will always be a hit at any occasion. Ingredients: For best results, I suggest that you use authentic Italian products such as Gelmini […]

Shrimp Scampi with Basmati Rice

Shrimp Scampi with Basmati Rice

Shrimp are always welcome in my house.  There are many different ways to prepare shrimp, so we never get bored with them.  Shrimp Scampi is an Italian-American dish that can be found in almost every Italian or Sea Food Restaurant. I’m not sure how the […]