The Authentic Italian Table in Vancouver

Last week I had the opportunity to be part of  ” The Authentic Italian table” in Vancouver at the Terminal City Hotel. The Authentic Italian Table is food festival  designed to educate food lovers all around the word about Authentic Italian Food and Products  including DOP, DOC, IGP! The program, which is supported by the…

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…

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,…

Cooking is fun

It has been so long since my last post on my blog. Sometime is difficult to be a full time mom, wife, chef, Social Media expertise, photographer, taxi driver,  school volunteer.What I really would like to do is just COOK. Behind every classes there is so much work, the prep time sometime is more hard then…

LEMON COOKIES

It’s Christmas and it is time to bake some delicious cookies, and I highly suggest you to try to make this delicious Lemon Cookies. I discovered this fantastic recipe last year in one of my favorite Italian Blog http://www.misya.info/. Her recipes are always the best. My kids loved them and I highly suggest to make…

Eggless Fresh Pasta Workshop

Have you ever tasted REAL fresh pasta in Italy? Maybe with a glass of vino while you indulge your sense in a Creamy Carbonara or in a spicy Amatriciana or again in a rich Bolognese sauce! Lucky you, you don’t have to go to Italy for that but just need to sign-up to the  Authentic Fresh…

Mamma Marzia’s making fresh pasta

I m lucky enough to have a friend that she is a stunning photographer! I truly think she is the best, every time  she takes pictures of me I fall in love! Here some pictures that she took last week in my kitchen! I m a food styling lover so I had fun put the…

Why you should come to my cooking class?

From having a fun night, get inspired; learn about Italian culture to find the inner chef that is in you, there are many good reasons to take my cooking classes here few. Cooking is fun: Preparing meals is a necessary part of life, but you can make it fun. Coming to my classes turns an everyday task into a…

Classic Italian Level 1

Eight week course, single classes available for 35 dollar each and $50 for lasagna. If you want to learn Italian cooking, this is the course for you. Ideal for the beginner cooks, you will learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch with few different cuts, you will also learn gnocchi and sauces, risotto, tiramisu, minestrone, chicken…

CHEESECAKE WITH BERRIES SAUCE

Its daddy’s birthday and of course he requested a cheesecake again! This time I wanted to try a different recipe from a book that a dear friend gave to me. Cheesecake for me is one of the easiest dessert, you just need to follow few important rules for example: all the ingredients must be at…

RICOTTA GNOCCHI

  Gnocchi are a must in every Italian family! There are so many kinds of gnocchi like: potato gnocchi, beet and potato, pumpkin gnocchi, gnocchi made with bread, durum wheat gnocchi and cheese gnocchi! My family absolutely favorite are the classic potato and flour with a nice meat sauce or butter and sage sauce. The…