How to Make a Simple Antipasto Board

Here’s how to make a simple, antipasto board, featuring classic, Italian cuisine. Ideal for parties and only 10 minutes work to prepare. Deliciously tasty! Our cold antipasto board requires no cooking in it’s preparation. If your looking for how to make an antipasto platter it’s simply a matter of buying great ingredients and following our directions below.  Our post features famous delicatessen products from the food bowl of Italy, the Emilia Romagno region. This includes a feature on one of … Read More

How to Make Easy Truffle Mushroom Risotto

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Truffle mushroom risotto starring porcini mushrooms ticks all the boxes. Easy to make with affordable, gourmet ingredients like dried porcini & truffle oil. A visit to the magnificent, Modena market in the Emiglio Romagna region, maybe the greatest of Italy’s food bowls, was the inspiration for this simple dish. There we saw the best array of fresh, porcini mushrooms you could possibly hope to find. Large and attractive to the eye, as well as being meaty, earthy, and with an … Read More

Penne Puttanesca is one of the Simplest Pastas you can Make

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Penne puttanesca is without doubt one of the simplest pasta dishes you can ever hope to make. You can literally throw in staples from your pantry or fridge. The puttanesca origin goes back centuries in Italy and, as you would expect, there is quite a story behind this dish, which just adds to its mystique. The story of the recipe for puttanesca sauce is so fascinating we share it before we move on to our penne puttanesca recipe. But before … Read More

This Genuine Greek Spanakopita is Irresistible

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Genuine, Greek spanakopita is a classic, spinach pie, surrounded with filo pastry. Filled with spinach or silver beet, cheeses and mildly spiced, Greek spanakopita is a great way to increase your or your children’s green veggie intake. I can promise you, they will be coming back for second helpings! Let’s be honest, who doesn’t like pie made from filo pastry? And the filo pastry? It’s very forgiving and despite ripping a few sheets here and there, it really doesn’t matter. … Read More

Tortellini with Sage and Butter Sauce

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Porticoes of Bologna Bologna is a great, small city for tourists and flies under the radar compared to Rome, Florence and Naples. With magnificent architecture and large parts of this old city constructed with an attractive red brick, the porticoes make Bologna unique. Famous for food Bologna is also home to tortellini and the inspiration for this tortellini with sage and butter sauce recipe. After having seen some of the great sights of Bologna, it is time to turn your attention … Read More

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Flowers or Squash Blossoms

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Isn’t it time you made baked stuffed zucchini flowers (also known as squash blossoms)? They’re an easy, quick, light, healthy, Italian, vegetarian starter. Firstly, should I be calling these baked stuffed squash blossoms or baked stuffed zucchini flowers? It’s a little confusing but squash blossoms and zucchini flowers are the same ingredient. Also acceptable, are baked zucchini blossoms. And then of course to add further confusion, many Europeans call zucchinis, corgettes. Well, that’s just the way it is in our … Read More

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