Fall is here – and I admit (to every Italian’s horror) that it is my favorite time of year. Maybe it has something to do with growing up in Texas where boiling hot summers lasts for at LEAST five months. Read More
So when I post recipes, I always include a photo of the finished product. Usually something like this photo above. And sometimes I even include pics of how to prepare the recipe with a set of photos similar to the group below. But the reality? Just take a look at the next three photos. Read More
Here is an “Italy, so hello to America” recipe. A true crostata is NOT made with pie crust. The crust is almost the same, but there will be eggs added to the mix and sometimes even vanilla. I love, love, love pie crust, so I make mine with pie crust. Read More
It has been ages since I put up a language post. But having just returned from visiting my family, I thought what could be more appropriate than a little lesson related to center of Italian life: la famiglia?Read More
Mexico – a country I love. Having grown up in Texas, I used to go there a lot, but since living in Italy, I have not been there in a long time. We recently made a trip to Cancun – a Mexican destination I have never visited. Read More
With eggplant in season, take advantage of the period and prepare this classic dish that is always a crowd pleaser: eggplant parmesan otherwise known as parmigiana di melanzane, or melanzane alla parmigiana or simply: parmigiana. Read More
A few weeks ago I listed some ways to cool off in the city by visiting a pool. But if you are willing to travel a little bit more, you can find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Read More
So easy, so delicious and no oven involved! I can’t really bake so of course the tiramisu is one of my go-to desserts. I did a little research to see where this “classic” Italian dessert originated from and as it turns out, it is not so classic after all.