Torta Pasqualina

” Natale con i tuoi. Pasqua con chi vuoi.” “Christmas with family. Easter with whoever you want to be with.” Italian saying Torta Pasqualina is an Italian savory pie filled with chard or spinach, eggs and ricotta. This is one of Liguria’s iconic dishes but is prepared throughout the country during the Easter celebrations. The original […]

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Chiacchiere (Carnival Fried Pastries)

“A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale” (Anything goes at Carnival time). Carnevale (Italian Carnival or Mardi Gras) is celebrated 40 days before Easter and is the last chance to party before Ash Wednesday and the restrictions of Lent. In Italy we celebrates Carnevale with masquerade balls, goliardic parties and parades showcasing gigantic floats. Children, dressed up in costumes, throw […]

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A Queen In The Kitchen: Colombine Di Pasqua…Happy Easter!

A Queen In The Kitchen web series is finally back!!! In today’s episode we’ll celebrate Easter by preparing a mouthwatering Italian dessert : Colombine di Pasqua (puff pastry Easter doves). These “colombine” are super cute, dove shaped pastries filled with Chantilly Cream, a sweet cream made of fresh whipped cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Another recipe […]

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Happy Pi Day

Today is Pi Day, the annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Let’s celebrate with a delicious Italian savory green pie because cooking is a lot like mathematics! Photo by Ale Gambini – BreadLoveAndDreams.com Servings : 6 Difficulty : easy Prep Time : 25 min. Cook Time : 35 min. INGREDIENTS 1 sheet frozen […]

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