Chocolate Chips Canestrelli

  Canestrelli are traditional old-fashioned Italian shortbread cookies from Piedmont and Liguria regions (Italy). They come flower-shaped and covered with plenty of confectioners’ sugar. The secret for baking authentic Canestrelli is to hard boil the egg yolks. I gave to the traditional recipe a chocolatey twist adding mini-chocolate chips to the cookie dough. Enjoy these […]

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Trofie With Barramundi Lemon Sauce

Have you ever heard about Barramundi fish? Me neither, until my husband bought it at our local Whole Foods by accident. Barramundi AKA Australian Sea Bass is one of the world’s finest eating fish with a succulent, sweet flesh and a very delicate texture. I cooked this precious fish in a lemon sauce and  then […]

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Quick Genovese Pesto Sauce

There are many types of PESTO, but without any doubt the Genovese Pesto , the one made with basil, is the most famous and known around the globe. The original Genovese Pesto sauce is made with only 7 ingredients and the recipe recalls for a marble mortar with a wooden olive tree pestle to work […]

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