Second Courses

Chicken Cacciatore – Pollo alla Cacciatora

Chicken Cacciatore – Pollo alla Cacciatora

Chicken Cacciatore is undoubtedly one of the most well-known dishes of Italian cuisine abroad. For sure, it is one of the most common during Sunday lunches in Italy, above all in the central and northern regions. I have tried for a long time to understand […]

Beans in tomato sauce and sage – Fagioli all’uccelletto

Beans in tomato sauce and sage – Fagioli all’uccelletto

Fagioli all’ uccelletto (literally bird-style) is a dish that basically consists in beans cooked in tomato sauce, enriched with sage. Maybe you are asking yourself where is the scam…isn’t it too easy? I assure you this simple dish will save your evening, either if you […]

Pumpkin soup with lentils – Vegetarian, Gluten free

Pumpkin soup with lentils – Vegetarian, Gluten free

As I already underlined in my recipe of pumpkin risotto with gorgonzola, pumpkin is the star of the autumn! I have cooked it in so many ways during the season…last time it was a soup I prepared for my colleagues at work for Halloween. We […]

White bean and Kale soup – Minestra di fagioli e cavolo nero

White bean and Kale soup – Minestra di fagioli e cavolo nero

White bean and kale soup is a delicious warm dish that I highly recommed when the cold season comes. I have to say that during the last few days here in Brussels we have been experiencing a drastic temperature drop, and the days have started […]