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Orecchiette Pasta With Broccoli Rabe

Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe

Orecchiette with broccoli rabe is one of the signature pasta dishes from Apulia, city of Bari in particular. This is a classic “poor man’s dish” or cucina povera that dates back to ancient times. A couple of simple local ingredients like homemade pasta (orecchiette), seasonal veggies (broccoli rabe), anchovy fillets, extra virgin olive oil, garlic …

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Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe {Rapini}

Are you tired of conventional steamed spinach or broccoli sides? This sauteed broccoli rabe will give you the perfect variety to classic healthy green sides. For those of you hearing about this leafy vegetable for the first time, let’s see what broccoli rabe actually is. What is Broccoli Rabe? Broccoli rabe is a green leafy …

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Walnut Sauce

Walnut Sauce {Salsa Di Noci}

Walnut sauce or Salsa di Noci is one of the staples of Ligurian cuisine. It’s not as popular outside of Italy as say Basil Pesto alla Genovese but it’ll definitely become one of your favorites once you try it. Rich nutty flavor that comes from the walnuts, creaminess from pinenuts, a subtle tang from garlic …

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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto {Recipe}

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Quick and easy pesto made from dry-packed or oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes. Not only you can whip it up on less than 5 minutes (from start to finish, including doing the dishes!) but also use it in a ton of different ways: As a pasta sauce with rigatoni, tortiglioni, penne or other types of short pasta. …

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Apple Fritters {Two Ways} -> Finger-licking-good!

Apple Fritters Two Ways

You can whip up these delicious apple fritters or fritelle di mele in less than 30 minutes, and actually make them two ways! Delicious apple rings coated with cinnamon or vanilla flavored batter of bite-size soft patties that simply melt in the mouth. Whichever way you choose (or even make both in the same batch!)  …

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