Easy recipe for Italian Bolognese sauce

Bolognese sauce (or, as we call it, ragù alla Bolognese) is a rich and delicious meaty sauce typical of the city of Bologna, appreciated everywhere in Italy and abroad.

Though the traditional recipe entails a long cooking time (four hours or more), it is possible to obtain a mouthwatering result in about one hour, even less if you’re using a pressure cooker like I did 🙂 Continua a leggere

Everything You Need To Know About Pizza – PART II and Recipe!

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Hi everybody, and welcome back!

In my last post I gave you some info on the origins of pizza, and tried to explain you what a real Italian pizza is like. If you haven’t read it yet, just click here and then come back 🙂

At the end of this post I will give you an easy recipe for home-made pizza, but first let’s get back to where we left.

A question was left unanswered in the previous post, so let’s do it now: Continua a leggere

10 easy steps to cook perfect pasta

PASTA SIPARIOAs promised in my previous post, Italian cuisine for foreigners, here I am to share with you some useful tips to cook Italian food as Italians do! I wasn’t quite sure where to begin, but then I realised that in order to start posting recipes, I have to make sure first that the basics are clear. And I remembered seeing more than one person making huge mistakes when experimenting with pasta, and then wondering why their pasta didn’t taste like mine. In my next post I will give you ideas on how to make delicious sauces, I’m sure by then you will have mastered the “art” of cooking pasta. Continua a leggere

My pop art inspiration… Shoes, bags or cake?

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Italian cuisine for foreigners

I Love Italian food!

Having lived abroad for a few years, I’ve got many chances to meet and confront with different cultures, but at the same time to understand my own better. I learnt soon that talking about food all the time is a peculiarity of Italians, and not – as I used to believe – of all human beings!!! Continua a leggere