Pasta and Rice

Pasta with Amatriciana Sauce – Bucatini all’ Amatriciana

Pasta with Amatriciana Sauce – Bucatini all’ Amatriciana

Pasta with Amatriciana sauce does not really need any introduction. Either you have been in Italy and then you’ve most probably eaten it, in some Roman osteria, or maybe you have prepared it home and cooked by yourself… some good bucatini or rigatoni with this […]

Spinach Risotto – Risotto con gli spinaci

Spinach Risotto – Risotto con gli spinaci

Spinach risotto is certainly not the first combination that comes to your mind when you think about risotto, but you’ll be surprised of its deliciousness if you try it once! As I had to  finish emptying my fridge before going to Italy tomorrow for my […]

Pasta with Sicilian Pesto – Caserecce con pesto alla Siciliana

Pasta with Sicilian Pesto – Caserecce con pesto alla Siciliana

Pasta with Sicilian pesto is a very fresh and tasty alternative to the more famous – and good – genoese pesto. For genoese pesto you should make use of basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, Pecorino and garlic; the result is the typical, famous green colored […]

Spaghetti with anchovies and breadcrumbs

Spaghetti with anchovies and breadcrumbs

Spaghetti with anchovies and breadcrumbs is part of that group of recipes that I call “the Midnight recipes”. What I indicate when I use this expression are those last-minute meals you prepare by night, those impromptu meals when you are with friends after a night […]