Brasato di Manzo – Beef Braised in Red Wine

Here comes one of the most famous recipes in Italy 🙂 when some feasts come, this is one of those recipes people might consider. It’s a recipe where the quality of the ingredients will help a lot on the final result: the most famous version indeed is the “Brasato al Barolo”, as the name says…

Agnolotti al Brasato – Pasta Filled with Braised Beef

Christmas arrived and like every year  I love to prepare the traditional good recipes of this feast 🙂 since I’m Italian I do Italian recipes, usually the ones of my area of origin, but from north to south in Italy there are countless traditional recipes for Christmas so sometimes I like to pick also recipes…

Peposo – Traditional Tuscan Stew

This is a very tasty and juicy recipe, typical of Tuscany and more precisely of Florence area. It’s a very old recipe, and its complete name is “Peposo alla fornacina” or “Peposo dell’Impruneta“, because it was created in the XV century by some brick cookers at the kilns situated at Impruneta, a town on the hills…

Birkapörkölt – Hungarian Sheep Stew

The Birkapörkölt is one of those recipes which fits perfectly on a Sunday lunch in a cold day or in those grey days. Pörkölt in Hungarian means stew, and this recipe can be used also for other kind of pörkölt (beef, veal, venison), with little variations. Personally I really like the particular taste of sheep…

Zander/Walleye on Vegetables Sauce

And as April/May arrived, my friend the fisherman starts to bring us a lot of good lake fish 🙂 today we do a nice Zander fillet from Balaton lake (which is very similar to the northern american Walleye, indeed they are part of the same family, and I suppose they have a similar taste, so this recipe…

Gnocchi with Sheep Meat Sauce

This is a typical dish you can find in many regions of central Italy, where still nowadays (luckily!) there are a lot of sheeps. As everyone knows, sheep meat has a stronger taste than usual meats, it’s used to say that or you love it or you hate it, personally I love it. I’m going…