A Queen In The Kitchen – Estate Italiana: FICO Eataly World (Bologna)

FICO, acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Contadina (Italian Peasant Factory) and literally fig or cool! (Italian expression), is THE WORLD’S LARGEST AGRI-FOOD PARK in beautiful Bologna (Emilia-Romagna) 100.000 square meters of authentic Italian agri-food related stuff including : shops and marketplace 40 eating points 40 farming factories 6 multimedia carousels 6 classrooms theater and cinema 2 hectares […]

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A Queen In The Kitchen : Lasagne Della Nonna (Authentic Italian Lasagna)…Happy 4th Of July!!!

Who doesn’t love Lasagne? Yes Lasagne, because that’s how we Italians call this dish. When we say Lasagne, we commonly refer to the Lasagne alla Bolognese, made with wide hand rolled flat egg pasta and meat sauce. This heavenly primo piatto (first dish) originated in the city of Bologna (Emilia Romagna), is one of the […]

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Authentic Italian Lasagne

Lasagne are wide, rolled flat, egg pasta sheets but commonly this term refers to a main dish made with several layers of lasagne sheets alternated with sauces and other ingredients. When we (the Italians) talk about lasagne we usually mean Lasagne alla Bolognese, the typical first course (primo piatto) from the city of Bologna (Emilia-Romagna […]

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Apple Chocolate Cake

Apple and Chocolate are always the perfect combination, so why not baking a delicious cake waiting for Christmas? This is the Apple Chocolate Cake learned from my dear auntie Cesarina. She used to bake all kind of goodies every weekend for the whole family. Buon Appetito! INGREDIENTS 1.5 cups flour type 00 1 (1/2 oz […]

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