ITALIAN EASTER MENU What are the best dishes to serve during Easter? In Italy, and many parts of the world, Easter is such a sacred time and a very important occasion to spend time with family. Part of this means sharing meals with loved ones. Traditionally, as part of Good Friday, seafood dishes are prepared …
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how to make CAPRESE SALAD
Caprese salad, the Italian flag on a plate and one of the top 10 Italian dishes globally – I’m not arguing with that! A caprese salad is made up of the freshest, sweetest tomatoes you can find, aromatic basil and of course, luscious slices of mozzarella cheese all drizzled with the finest extra virgin olive oil. It is sooo simple but there are a few important steps to follow which make ALL the difference when combining these three key ingredients.
Rolled Eggplant Involtini Pasta Rolled eggplant involtini pasta is a classic Sicilian dish. Delicate eggplant slices are filled with spaghetti and tomato sauce and topped with melted cheese. The exposed spaghetti gets crispy in the oven while the inside stays moist with melted cheese. This recipe is tasty, vegetarian and also fun to make. Watch …
How to make Frittata like an Italian This Italian frittata is exactly the way I like to make it. Using fresh, creamy, fluffy eggs which pair well with savoury asparagus, parsley and of course, Pecorino Romano cheese. Watch the Frittata video recipe How To Make FRITTATA Like an Italian The best part about this Italian …
Stuffed Zucchini Flowers are undoubtedly one of the most popular antipasto dishes requested at Italian restaurants, but it might surprise you that they’re not actually hard to make – when they’re in season!
Crispy on the outside, these beautiful morsels are stuffed with a creamy ricotta and lemon filling that will melt in your mouth and make your tastebuds sing for joy!
Mozzarella in carrozza is a Southern Italian version (and yes probably the original), born in Naples. It is crispy on the outside with a delicious, melty, stringy mozzarella inside. Irresistible is an absolute understatement for the cheesiest, savoury treat you can imagine. Plus it can be made in no time and with just a few key ingredients. Artisan bread, an egg/flour coating, and high-quality mozzarella cheese are the secret to making this Neapolitan street food that will satisfy all of your senses. Hungry yet?
Sicilian Arancini Recipe
This Sicilian Arancini recipe is traditional, authentic and gooey-licious! These crispy, golden balls are filled with al dente rice, tender ground beef, fresh basil and the most aromatic flavours..not to mention divine, melted cheese! They are then coated in fresh breadcrumbs, deep fried and MUST BE EATEN HOT.
Arancini are arguably one of the most famous Italian savoury delights that exist, and I cannot get enough. In Sicily the fillings will amaze you – do you have a favourite?
Potato croquettes take me back to my childhood, and they are one of my wife’s favourite antipasti, so I’ve been on a mission for a while to perfect this recipe! When I got it right (thanks to my Mums help!), every bite of these pillowy morsels took me right back to being a child in Italy again!
These deep-fried mashed potato croquettes are filled with ham and mozzarella, a combination that will make your belly very happy. Make extra, these are hard to share!
GARLIC BREAD RECIPE:
The origins of garlic bread aren’t very well-known, but what I do know is the popularity of this dish is remarkable across the world! When you look at the basics, it’s similar to a bruschetta so I invite you to try my authentic Italian variation of garlic bread which is all about a delicious creamy paste, smothered on crispy golden ciabatta bread. What would I call it? Bruschetta aglio e oilio and it is absolutely, positively DIVINE!
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