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

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