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Winter Recipes

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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Cavatelli Pasta with Artichokes {SUPER YUM}

Cavatelli Pasta with Artichokes

There are a lot of pasta recipes that I would make and eat in a heartbeat. And this cavatelli lemon artichoke pasta is the new addition. You’ll be amazed how few simple ingredients turn into a spectacular pasta bowl. Cavatelli You can make it with store bought or homemade cavatelli. But you probably guessed it, …

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Tortellini Al Forno {Oven Baked Tortellini Recipe}

Tortellini Al Forno

Can one resist creamy oven-baked tortellini al forno with light golden crust and crumbled bacon? Impossible! This creamy and comforting pasta is a perfect dish for the whole family. You can easily add variety to your tortellini al forno by choosing different types of tortellini every time you make it: 3 cheese tortellini, spinach stuffed …

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Creamy & Delicious Chocolate Creme Brulee {Recipe}

Chocolate Creme Brulee

Are you ready to add some chocolate heaven to your life? This easy, creamy, soft and simply melt-in-the-mouth Chocolate Creme Brulee will make you fall in love with it. Once and for all. Of course you can use your favorite type of chocolate: dark, milk or white. And that can also add a variety each …

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Pastina Soup {Italian Minestrina}

Pastina Soup {Minestrina}

Warm yourself up with a delicious bowl of hot and light pastina soup cooked in both. It’s pure comfort food for all ages, all year round. Italians often joke that pastina is an Italian “penicillin”. And that’s because when you’re sick or not feeling good pastina or minestrina is what an Italian mom or nonna …

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Artichokes & Potato Casserole {Recipe}

Artichoke & Potato Casserole

Artichoke and Potato Casserole is one of winter and spring favorite side dishes. It goes perfectly with any main course such as chicken meat or fish. And even if you skip the meat or fish you’ll still have nutrient-rich and delicious meal. To make this artichoke casserole both fresh and frozen artichokes (including edible part …

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Pignolata - Italian Fried Honey Balls {Recipe}

Pignolata – Italian Fried Honey Balls

Pignolata is one of the most simple and delicious treats typical for Christmas and Carnival season. These slightly crunchy fried dough balls coated with honey and lemon zest they are simple irresistible. Depending in the region, you might also know them by the name Struffoli (Napoli, Campagnia), Cicerchiata (Abruzzo, Marche, Molise), Sannacchiudere (Taranto, Apulia) and …

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