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Panzanella – Tuscan-style tomato & bread salad

Panzanella – Tuscan-style tomato & bread salad

Panzanella is THE summer recipe. This Tuscan-style tomato bread salad is so simple and yet so delicious that it will certainly become of your favorites if you give it a chance. In a nutshell, panzanella is a poor dish, a leftovers recipe  whose origin is […]

No-knead focaccia – Locatelli’ s foolproof focaccia

No-knead focaccia – Locatelli’ s foolproof focaccia

Focaccia is one of those culinary symbols that immediately make you think about Italy, one of the most famous baked goods our country offers. If you have been there even one in your life, but even if you haven’t, I am sure you already know […]

Easy Italian meatballs in tomato sauce  – Polpette al sugo

Easy Italian meatballs in tomato sauce – Polpette al sugo

Meatballs with tomato sauce is really a quintessential Italian recipe and most than any other dish, it reminds me of my childhood. I mean, which kid could ever resist to these juicy bites? In my family there are two schools of thought about meatballs, no, […]

Potato Gratin Savoyard – Patate alla Savoiarda

Potato Gratin Savoyard – Patate alla Savoiarda

The recipe of this special potato gratin comes straight from Piedmont and, as its name recalls, it is the result of the gastronomical encounter between the Italian and the French tradition. In this case the meeting is really a happy one, as the outcome is […]