Baked Zucchini Frittata, Frittata forno

Frittata di Zucchine al Forno – Baked Zucchini Frittata

I have been pretty much MIA all summer long.  Time just flies so fast.  But while there is still a little of summer left, there is just enough time to make this easy zucchini frittata.  

Recipe – Tiramisu

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… Read More

Recipe – Cioccolatini per San Valentino

As an adult, I was never much into Valentine’s Day.  I admit it.  It seemed so contrived – like a forced display of love. And nothing makes me more crazy than something that seems forced.  One day in… Read More

Recipe – Ciambellone alla Stracciatella

  Last Christmas (as in Christmas, 2013) we visited one of hubby’s aunts.  She was talking about how every week she made her little boy (who is now a grown man) a ciambellone so he would not be eating the… Read More

Recipe – Suppli’ (rice croquettes)

Oh what I wouldn’t give for a doughnut.

Recipe – Aperol Spritz

Seeing how it is Friday and the perfect day for an aperitivo (happy hour), I think the recipe for an Aperol Spritz is a must. This is one of my favorite summer cocktails.  It is refreshing, fun and… Read More

Recipe – Insalata Caprese

One of my favorite summer dishes is Insalata Caprese (Caprese Salad).  As I have mentioned before, I am a total fan of quick and easy meals and dishes that are incredibly yummy and in this case beautiful to… Read More

Recipe – Sautéed Asparagus

This is the period for asparagus!  They are everywhere – in supermarkets, in the street markets, and there are even entire festivals devoted to them!

Recipe – Orange Spremuta

Ok…..well the truth is, this is not REALLY a recipe, but maybe more of a suggestion.  A spremuta is just fresh squeezed juice.  In this case, I have made it with oranges.

Recipe – Pasta with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

After one runs (or jogs) a marathon, there is ALWAYS a pasta party!

Recipe – Focaccia

Super yummy and super easy.   You can do no wrong with this foccaccia – it comes out every time.  As you will note in the directions, it is a very sticky dough.  This is the only way it… Read More

Recipe – Quick and Easy Marinara Sauce

During the week when I am running around with the kids, working and trying to stay on top of my mountain of laundry, trying to get dinner on the table can be a challenge. But here is a… Read More