Puff Pastry Cake with Spinach and Ricotta

The spinach in our garden were ready to pick up, so I had to think to some good recipe 🙂 This is a very easy dish, you just have to find a good puff pastry, and the main job is already done 🙂 For the perfect result is important to drain as much as possible…

Capretto al Forno – Oven Baked Goat Kid

It’s Easter again, and like always in my family, I also like to keep the tradition of eating lamb, or even better goat kid. As I wrote already in the previous post, I know many people nowadays are against that, but I grew up with a different background, we always had animals, and I have…

Coratella di Capretto – Sautéed Goat Kid Offal

I know that many people don’t like offal and some are even disgusted of the idea, and many people don’t like to eat lamb and goat kid too, but I grew up in a family where we always had our own animals so I am since always used to eat every part of them. My…

Meatballs – Polpette al Sugo

Who doesn’t love meatballs (except vegans/vegetarians obviously)? 😀 I am sure that everyone have a family recipe you love, something your grandmother or your mom used to do, and which is one of your favorite comfort food ever 🙂 Today I am going to show my recipe. A cut I love for it is the…

Lasagne al Pesto

Do you you have too much pesto at home? 😀 then here it is a good solution 😀 If you love pesto, then you are going to love this recipe. It requires some job, but it’s not too complicated, moreover if you prepare more you can also freeze it, and eat it whenever you want,…

Skirt Steak Roll, with Ragusano Cheese and Bell Peppers

I think I already wrote in other posts how much I love the skirt steak, with its very beefy flavor and also good prices 🙂 Normally I prefer to keep my steaks simple, but this time I decided to make a roll with it, since its shape helps for this kind of preparation, and I…

Penne with Pistachio Pesto and Mortadella

After having posted a recipe with pistachio pesto and dried tomatoes, here it is another easy and fast recipe, where this time the pistachio pesto is paired with a very good mortadella, a classic and perfect match 🙂   INGREDIENTS (2 people): 180 g penne 100 g pistachio pesto (about 60% pistachio, 40% extra virgin…

Lagane e Ceci – Fresh Pasta and Chickpeas

Here it is one of those warming recipes that are simply perfect to prepare during those cold evenings 🙂 It’s very simple and it was a recipe of the rural society, through all southern Italy there are several variants, especially in Calabria, in Cilento and in Lucania, but fundamentally they are all very similar. The…

Pasta with Yellow Zucchini and Crunchy Cured Ham

Between the summer vegetables zucchini are for sure between the ones I used the most. This year we decide to try to grow in our garden a particular yellow type, not really a rarity but definitely it’s a type of zucchini that you don’t really see often in the shops and markets. The taste is…