Easy and Yummy Recipe: Frittata Di Patate

Frittata di patate (potato omelette) is a quick and tasty dish, ideal in every occasion: you can have it as a main, as a side, and also as party food, since it can be also eaten cold.

Ingredients:
  • Potatoes, 250 g / 9 oz
  • Eggs, 3
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, 2-3 tbsp
  • EVO oil, 4 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

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One of the best salads in the world…

Have you ever heard of a salad coming from an Island called Sicily?

For me it’s one of the best salads in the world and I would like to share with you the recipe of “Pantesca Salad” (or if you want a taste of my language too… “Insalata alla Pantesca”)!

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The 13 street foods you must eat in Italy

After talking so much about pizza in my last posts, I thought it would be nice to explore the topic of Italian street food.

Pizza is one of the foods you can find all over Italy, either in pizzerie or rosticcerie (places that sell pizza and other baked or fried things), but that’s more to Italian street food than that.

Italian regional cuisines are very rich and developed, this means that each area offers a variety of typical dishes that cannot be found in other parts of Italy. This is also true when it comes to street food.

So, without wanting to be thorough, I’m going to try and give you a glimpse of a few, delightful options when it comes to grab a bite in Italy: Continua a leggere

Sicilia: 5 destinations you can’t miss

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again, we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. Cit. Jack Kerouac

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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

Everything You Need To Know About Pizza – PART I

Pizza is surely one of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Italy. Of course it is, since we are talking about a delicious dish loved by Italians and appreciated all over the World.

That’s why I decided to celebrate it (yes, I really do love pizza!) and write this long and comprehensive post only about it.

I realised there’s a lot to say if I want to give you a real taste of Italian culture, and I’ll also give you info that is useful if you actually visit Italy, like where and what to eat!

So, let’s start immediately with…

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4 Italian pasta condiments ready in 10 minutes (or less)

SalseWelcome back to our foodie talk!

In my last post I gave you detailed instructions to cook pasta to perfection, I hope that helped!

Now it’s time to take another step: you need something to add to your pasta. 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