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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Gluten Free Gnocchi

I finally found a gluten free gnocchi recipe that I and my family like; my kids didn’t even notice the difference so that it’s a good sign! This is a great recipe to do with your family so I highly suggest making gnocchi with your kids, you family or your friends. In the kitchen we…

Detox Lentil Soup with Ginger and Turmeric

Full of fiber, protein, iron, and vitamin B, lentils are inexpensive and make a great meat substitute or side dish. Adding Ginger and Turmeric it s detoxifying too.   Ingredients: 1 onion 2 carrots 1 celery stick 4 cups of water 200 grams lentils previously soak in water for few hours 2 teaspoon of turmeric…

Quinoa ball

Let’s say the truth, kids don’t like quinoa, at least mine but because it is very healthy they have to eat it. I did try so many recipe and this is our favorite, hopefully will be yours too. Ingredients: 300 grams quinoa 100 grams carrots cut in small dice 100 grams zucchini cut in small…

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

I love pumpkin season and I love to cook it in all different way. Last week it was a rainy, cold night so I decided to make creamy pumpkin soup, my family loved it and I hope yours does too. This recipe is very easy, from an Italian blog Giallo Zafferano, and I really hope…