Ciao Amici, this week I tried to make Grissini and the result was delicious! I am happy
to share the recipe with you.
Please send us a photo of your Grissini if you try to make them at home!Details
Risotto alla Zucca (Winter Squash Risotto)
Facile da preparare e delizioso!
Melanzane Ripiene con Capperi e Olive (Stuffed Eggplant with Capers and Olives)
Today I want to prepare with you the stuffed eggplant, a classic from the Sorrento Peninsula.
Chocolate Eggplant Parmigiana
today I want to share with you a traditional recipe typical of the Amalfi Coast: Chocolate Eggplant ParmigianaRecipe and details
Granita di caffè
today I want to share the recipe of my favorite Italian summer dessert is the Coffee Granita - Granita di Caffe! Recipe
Pasta, zucchini e basilico
Summer time also means pasta with zucchini. In this period they are tender and sweet: when you combine them with basil and parmesan the result is amazing!
Pasta e zucca
It is part of the well known "cucina povera" because you need few and simple ingredients to make it but the result is delicious!Details
Torta Mimosa alle Fragole
Per la festa della mamma non c'è niente di meglio che una deliziosa 'Torta mimosa alle fragole'
Leggi qui la ricetta
Linguine alla bolognese
Pratichiamo l'italiano con una ricetta tradizionale, le linguine alla bolognese!Details
CANDELE PASTA WITH TOMATO SAUCE AND EGGPLANTS
The Candele pasta is a special type of pasta that you have to cut by hand prior to be cooked, exactly like my grandmother was used to do.
linguine with yellow cherry tomato
Last week a friend of mine gave me a jar of yellow cherry tomato (known as Sun Gold cherry tomato- a sweet, sligthly tannic variety of cherry tomato) as a present for my birthday...Details
It is an old neapolitan dish that peopel were used to prepare in winter time and, as always, I used my aunt's recipe and the result was delicious!
Carnival (Mardi Gras) is finally coming and, also for this eve, Italian cuisine – in its countless recipes – has it own typical “cake” which I’m so glad to introduce you: “Chiacchiere” (a.k.a. Mardi Gras Fritters).Details
Pasta with potatoes, a dish from the South of Italy
Pasta e patate is a traditional dish to prepare on cold days and since I was a child my grandmother was used to cook it once a week especially in January, February and March.Details
In my family on the 25th of November my grandmother was used to prepare the Mustaccioli, the spicy chocolate biscotti typical of the Sorrento area!More Details
Limoncello Tiramisù Cake
On Sunday we prepared a Limoncello Tiramisù Cake in order to taste the Limoncello we produced. It was delicious…and I am happy to share our family recipe with all my Sant’Anna Friends!
Frittata with Pumpkin
October and November are the months in which we enjoy cooking pumpkins (yes in Italy too!)
Pasta and Ceci
My aunt’s Pasta and Ceci was delicious and she was used to prepare it in September and OctoberDetails
In total honesty, my favourite summer dish is the eggplant parmigiana. I learned the “secret” of the parmigiana “Sorrento Style” from my aunt that was used to collect all the ingredients fresh from her organic garden.Details
Skillet Chicken With Almonds
My grandmother was used to cook it in a butter and wine sauce with a little rosemary and other seasonings and served with sauteed almonds.Details
Traditional and Nostalgic Recipe
Cozze Gratinate….a great apetizer for the Immacolata Day (December 8)
Spaghetti alla Nerano
This legendary pasta made of spaghetti and fried zucchini was apparently invented in 1952 by Maria Grazia, who owned a restaurant in Nerano that bears her name (and where two of her grandchildren, Lello and Andrea, still work to this day
Rice with broccoli, pesto, toasted almonds and parmesan
In Summer time there’s nothing we all love more than a dinner with natural products just picked from your garden!
Yesterday night I prepared a delicious dinner with my students at Sant’Anna Institute.
We had so much fun and we all practiced italian while preparing the Rice with broccoli, pesto, toasted almonds and parmesan.
The most delicate sorbet of them all, and you don't even need an ice-cream machine!
You can prepare one of the most delicate sorbets in Italy in no time and without an ice-cream machine. This gorgeous almond sorbet is one of Sicily's most famed dishes but it is famous also in Sorrento!
The sweet “casatiello” is one of the typical cakes we eat at Easter time in Sorrento (together with the Pastiera)
The Carnival Sanguinaccio
Here in Sorrento we are used to celebrate Carnival with a chocolate cream named Sanguinaccio from Sangue (blood).
On December 25, the most important Christmas day, people have the so-called Pranzo di Natale (Christmas meal). It starts with Minestramaritata (chicken soup with vegetables),
Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli
For my Sunday lunch I am preparing the famous Orecchiette con Salsiccia e Broccoli (Orecchiette pasta with sausage and broccoli). that I am decorating with Parmesan... A very easy recipe for a delicious dish.
In August, in particular the occurrence of the Assumption of Mary (15 August) my family has a tradition: to make a special cake called "le pere Mbuttunate" La pera Maged
Pastiera Napoletana and its Secrets: the Authentic Neapolitan Ricotta and Wheat Berry Easter Pie
Instructions by Olga Step-by-Step