My story

Hi, Im Marzia and this is me in one of my favorite diva pose in Naples! Today I want to share a little bit of my personal story, I could write a successful book and it can be used for a soap opera! I was born in Naples and,luckily enough, I grew up in a…

APPLE CAKE WITH COCONUT FLOUR AND CHOCOLATE

The first cake that I have made in 2018: Apple Cakewith Coconut and chocolate! The recipe belongs to one of my husband aunt that passed away in 2017 sadly! She was an amazing woman and a superb cook! I wish I will be like her. The cake is amazing, not too dry and very delicious!…

Lasagna Rolls

I love to try new recipes, especially if they involve Fresh Pasta! It was great to be home with the kids around Christmas time, what a blessing! The week after Christmas I wanted to try a new recipe that I saw on of the most popular Italian Blog Giallo Zafferano! Lasagna rolls basically lasagna sheets…

Homemade Apple Cookies

Apple Cookies are one of my favourite cookies since I was a kid! Every single bite bring me back to my childhood in Italy. Its a buttery soft cookie dough stuffed with cooked Apple and sprinkle with cinnamon! My mom wasn’t a baker so she used to buy them all the time and I used…

Crostoli/ Angel Wings

Crostoli or Frappe or Chiacchiere or Bugie are a traditional sweet crisp pastry madeout of dough that has been shaped into rectangles with small cut in the middle! After cutting in the middle, you could make a knot, and deep fry them! I was researching on the web for some history and I discovered that…

Heart shaped cookies

#TastyTuesday perfect recipe for Christmas baking! You can use different shape like stars or my favorite HEART! Make them with your kids, cant wait to start my Christmas baking with my kids. I think that there is nothing more sweet than a gift made with your hands with a sprinkle of love. Ingredients: • 350…

Italian Mix Legumes Soup/ Zuppa del Contadino

My family is a Legumes lover, I try to use them weekly in my cooking just like my mom and my Grandmother used to do when I was a kid. Legumes are so good for your body, full of vitamins and protein. Today I want to share with you this healthy Soup recipe that in…

Tortano/Easter Bread

Originally posted on Bella Cibo's Kitchen:
Italian food is all about tradition and Tortano or Casatiello is a must ?for the Neapolitan at Easter. Every year, before Easter, the family get together to make this delicious, amazing savory bread…..lets say “its a family affair”. The day after Easter in Italy we go at the…

Rainy Day Soup/Pasta and Potatoes soup

Pasta and Potatoes soup is a typical dish that comes from my parents hometown Naples. It’s a simple dish that uses basic ingredients and belong to a poor and humble tradition. It’s a very starchy soup and I considered a comfort food! I was born in Naples but I grew up in North Italy, my…

Tomato Sauce

  Tomato sauce (sugo al pomodoro) is an Italian classic and there is nothing better than to prepare it yourself (the one that you buy at the supermarket is miles away from matching this homemade sauce). The recipe is easy, the ingredients are extremely easy to find and it is also very cheap to make….

Orange Cake

I fall in love with this cake! I had a cooking class over Spring Break and I decided to make this delicious cake with the girls. The result was amazing, the house smelled  divine and the cake tasted really good even the day after. We had it for breakfast and it was very satisfactory. Try to…

Cooking with love

Im always so amazed for all the great opportunities that this cooking adventure is bringing to me. Meeting new people and inspire them to cook its what make me very happy. Cook real food is not difficult and its the best that you can do for your family. I love to teach my culinary knowledge,…