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Mulled Wine

Vin Brulé (Mulled Wine)

The chill of winter often makes us seek comfort in the form of warm, inviting foods and drinks. This desire for warmth and solace takes me back to a magical winter night I experienced in the heart of Italy, amidst the charming chaos of Rome, the Eternal City. Imagine with me, if you will, a […]

Meat, Starter

Vitello Tonnato

It’s that time of year again – a time of crisp air and shorter days, of warm blankets and roaring fires, of hearty meals that nourish both body and soul. As the winter chill sets in, there is nothing quite like gathering around the table with loved ones, sharing stories and laughter over dishes that […]

Main, Pasta

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Italy, the land of pasta, has such an incredibly diverse pasta landscape that one could spend a lifetime exploring it. Today, let’s venture south to the sun-soaked region of Campania, the birthplace of one of the world’s most beloved pasta dishes – “Spaghetti alla Puttanesca”. My introduction to this flavorful, rich pasta dish was during […]

Crostini Toscani

Crostini Toscani (Tuscan Chicken Liver Crostini)

As we continue our exploration of the delectable world of Italian cuisine, it’s hard to overlook the importance of a great “antipasto.” The antipasto, which translates to “before the meal,” is a culinary tradition that celebrates the Italian love for food, family, and conviviality. Whether you’re at a bustling family gathering, a romantic dinner for […]

Brodetto di Pesce
Fish, Main

Brodetto di Pesce (Adriatic Seafood Stew)

When it comes to Italian cuisine, the magic truly lies in its diversity. Each region, each town, and even each household has its own unique spin on classic dishes. And when it comes to seafood, the magic is even more spellbinding. Today, let’s explore a gem from the Adriatic coast of Italy: “Brodetto di Pesce” […]

Main, Vegetarian

Ribollita (Tuscan Bread Soup)

There’s something incredibly heartwarming about the humble soup, don’t you think? A bowl of soup is comfort and nostalgia, a vessel carrying the scents and tastes of different lands, and of course, a testament to the culinary traditions that shape each variety. As the chill of winter begins to embrace the land, I’m transported back […]

Main, Pasta

Spaghetti Bolognese

There’s something truly enchanting about the classics, don’t you think? They’re like age-old stories, passed down from generation to generation, each carrying the essence of a time and place. One such classic that’s close to my heart is Spaghetti Bolognese. I still vividly remember the first time I tasted this dish. I was in Bologna, […]