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Italian Focaccia Bread recipe

Focaccia Recipe

How to Make Focaccia Like an Award-Winning Pizza Chef I met with the pizza champion, Lucio De Falco, and we set out in order to make the perfect focaccia, and luckily, we have done just that! With a few simple ingredients, time, and dedication, we made the best focaccia I have ever tasted. The Focaccia …

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pickled green tomatoes recipe

Pickled Green Tomatoes recipe

HOW TO MAKE PICKLED GREEN TOMATOES Pickled green tomatoes are a tangy, crunchy antipasto that my Nonna adores making. I grew up watching her pickle all sorts of vegetables, but green tomatoes are one of my favorites. I’m thrilled to share her original recipe with you which is simple, quick and made up of a …

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Italian Grilled Zucchini

Italian Grilled Zucchini

ITALIAN GRILLED ZUCCHINI What says summer in Italy like the taste of fresh produce grilled on the barbecue? In this recipe, we take the humble zucchini and give it sensational flavors. Fresh mint, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, the crunch of almonds—this dish has everything you want from a refreshing antipasto or side dish. Watch the …

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Italian Easter Menu

Italian Easter Menu

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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Pecorino Cheese Vincenzo's Plate

Homemade Pecorino Cheese

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE PECORINO CHEESE One of the most popular cheeses in all of Italy (and my favourite) is Pecorino and it is made all over Abruzzo. This cheese is made from sheep’s milk and is creamy, crumbly, and tastes amazing. It’s perfect for pasta, on top of pizzas or salads, and even in …

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Ciabatta Pizza Recipe

Easy Pizza Recipe

EASY PIZZA RECIPE Hungry for pizza but no time to make it? You may feel the temptation to buy a nasty, fake pizza crust or base from the shop, but please don’t! These bases are made in a factory with many low-quality ingredients, and not typically good. Making pizza is a fine art. Any professional …

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Fried Pizza Recipe

Fried Pizza

FRIED PIZZA Fried pizza is a delicious morsel of dough which can be enjoyed topped with your favourite pizza toppings or even simply devoured plain. There are endless recipes and variations in Italy for fried pizza but this is my Nonna’s recipe and she is the Queen in my opinion! Known in Italy as Pizza …

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How to make arrosticini

Arrosticini from Abruzzo

HOW TO MAKE ARROSTICINI LIKE A BUTCHER Arrosticini are a traditional skewer in the Southeastern Italian region of Abruzzo – and can be likened to a religion for those of us from there! Prepared from sheep, these spectacular skewers stand on their own without any extra spices or seasonings – especially when made correctly! This …

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how to make arancini carbonara

Arancini Carbonara

How to Make Arancini Carbonara As part of my series, where I make carbonara in many different styles and forms, I bring you: Arancini Carbonara. This delicious, golden crispy fried ball of goodness is delicately paired with all the best parts of a carbonara. With classic ingredients such as soft guanciale, creamy egg mixture, this …

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Italian Caprese Salad Recipe

Caprese Salad

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.

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