Must-Have Tiramisu’

Today I celebrate 10 years of blessed marriage by preparing my delicious must-have tiramisu’. With this recipe I’ve been selected as Runner Up in the Healthy Cooking  Contest issued by the prestigious Taste of Home Magazine, and featured in the Country Woman Magazine. This tiramisu’ is incredibly light and creamy. For a kid-friendly version just […]

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Spaghetti With Asparagus Pesto

The Italian word PESTO (literally “to trample”) usually refers to the sauce originating in the city of Genoa (Liguria), made with basil, garlic, EVOO , Parmigiano Reggiano PDO, pecorino cheese, pine nuts and coarse salt. Pesto is traditionally prepared in a marble mortar with a wooden pestle and could be prepared with various ingredients such […]

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HOW TO Make Chocolate Rolls

  Learn HOW TO Make Chocolate Rolls simply following my super easy  video recipe. You’ll only need three ingredients : puff pastry, chocolate chips and egg yolk. Chocolate rolls are mini size puff pastry rolls filled with mini chocolate chips. I’ve used the semi-sweet chocolate chips but you can fill them with your favorite chocolate chips […]

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How To Make Risotto Giallo Alla Milanese (Milanese Risotto)

A Queen In The Kitchen Episode #2 : Risotto Giallo Alla Milanese (Milanese Risotto). Risotto giallo alla Milanese is a specialty dish of my hometown Milan (Italy), traditionally made with beef stock, raw bone marrow, onion, butter, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, flavored and colored with saffron. The best varieties of rice for making a superb risotto […]

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Spinach and Ricotta Malfatti

The Italian word Malfatti literally means “badly shaped”, but despite their name Malfatti are delicious dumplings made with fresh ricotta cheese and spinach. This is a traditional Lombard first course but it can be found in other regions under different names. In the city of Florence they are called GNUDI (naked) and in Trentino Alto Adige […]

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Welcome Fall 2016!

Welcome Fall!!! In this beautiful time of the year, pumpkin is the main ingredient for many typical Italian dishes : pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin gnocchi, pumpkin risotto. Having myself a sweet tooth, I love to prepare simple and healthy PUMPKIN FRITTERS. This humble vegetable is a great source of  vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E,  it is one […]

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