Gnocchi | Dumplings

What are these dumplings? A soft paste made mainly of mashed boiled potatoes and then made into a specific consistency with the addition of wheat flour, egg yolk and Parmesan. Now let’s talk about Gnocchi. Gnocchi is truly a special dish from Italy, which is very tied to tradition, but not very well known abroad. … Continue reading Gnocchi | Dumplings

Puttanesca | Pasta Sauce

Puttanesca is one of the most popular sauces to dress pasta in Italy. It is a sauce made with tomato, bacon, green and black olives. It is very easy to prepare and the result is very tasty !!! You can eat with all types of pasta, both long and short, such as penne or rigatoni. … Continue reading Puttanesca | Pasta Sauce

La Pasta | Pasta

The packging on the past indicates the cooking time, so you can adjust according to the suggested time on the package. But there are small secrets to not overcook the pasta: you can remove the pasta from the fire one and a half minutes before the recommended cooking time and then continue to cook it … Continue reading La Pasta | Pasta

Il Pesto | Pesto

The secret to good pesto is to use the freshest of ingredients. Excellent quality Oil, Basil and Parmesan cheese make a difference. If these ingredients are good the flavour of the pesto is rich, fresh, light and fragrant. Pesto is heavy and it is advised to eat in the right amounts. Pesto pasta is one … Continue reading Il Pesto | Pesto

Pandoro | Golden Bread

Here is wishing all our readers a Golden New Year filled with Italian delicacies.  Here we have a classic Italian cake usually servied at Christmas and New Year. More on cakes and desserts coming up in the New Year in our Dolce | Sweets articles. Continue reading Pandoro | Golden Bread

Il Pane | Bread

What to do with bread that is a few days old? Make Bruschetta and crostini. What is Bruschetta? Bruschetta is a slice of bread that is heated in the oven or on the embers of the fireplace. As soon as the bread becomes slightly darker take it is taken out of the  oven and is … Continue reading Il Pane | Bread

Gelato | Ice-Cream

If you would like have an unforgettable experience eating  gelato there are a couple of things you  need to know before you buy your ice cream. Have a look at the surroundings in the  ice cream shop , the care with which the ice  cream are placed in the freezers displaying the owners  passion in … Continue reading Gelato | Ice-Cream

Il Caffè | Coffee

In some places, like Venice, there is an intriguing custom literally called “suspended coffee”, unique to the city of Naples. The concept of the “suspended coffee” is of having a cup of coffee at the bar and in addition to paying for the coffee you just drank, you also pay for another cup of coffee … Continue reading Il Caffè | Coffee