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 […]

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, […]

Pea Risotto
Main, Vegetarian

Risotto ai Piselli (Spring Pea Risotto)

Today, we’re exploring the world of risotto, a Northern Italian dish that truly embodies the Italian culinary philosophy of celebrating local, seasonal ingredients and simple cooking techniques. Risotto is a classic example of how Italian cuisine turns humble ingredients into something extraordinary. It’s a dish that requires care and attention, asking us to stand over […]

Spaghetti alle Vongole
Main, Pasta

Spaghetti alle Vongole (with clams)

Italy is a treasure trove of pasta dishes, each region offering its unique interpretations and specialities. Our culinary journey today takes us to the picturesque south of Italy, specifically the sun-kissed region of Campania. Known for its stunning coastline, historical landmarks, and of course, its rich culinary traditions, Campania is the birthplace of many renowned […]