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Tiramisù: The Best Italian Dessert!

Tiramisù is the Italian dessert par excellence, a masterpiece, and it’s very easy to make since all you need are just four main ingredients: mascarpone, eggs, Savoiardi (biscuits) and coffee.  In some variations the cream is also flavored with Marsala liquor. The dessert’s origins are often disputed between the following Italian regions: Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Tuscany. Ingredients:  To prepare it according to …

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Bucatini all’Amatriciana – The Original Recipe

Bucatini all’Amatriciana is another traditional Italian dish from Amatrice.  Amatrice is a small village close to the city of Rieti, in Lazio Region. Everybody has probably heard about the terrible Earthquake and the enormous tragedy that hit this small village and the surrounding area, last August. Hundreds of people lost their life and those who were lucky enough to survive lost …

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How to prepare the perfect “Panzanella”

Italy is known worldwide for its history, the beauty of its cities and of course its food: Panzanella is something you have to try at least once! Mediterranean Diet is as easy as it is delicious with great simplicity of its ingredients.  Bread, pasta, tomatoes, olive oil, fish, seasonal fruit and vegetables that are easy to find and cook. Dishes and recipes often come …

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Summer Salad Pasta Recipe – Pasta alla Checca

Let me say, together with Pasta alla Carbonara, Pasta alla Checca is my best Pasta dish ever! While Pasta alla Carbonara is a bit more “complicated”, Pasta alla Checca is just a child’s play. When the summer heat becomes unbearable, here is a fragrant, fresh pasta dish.  I would say it is a Roman classic but Neapolitans might say the same, …

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How to Make the Perfect Spaghetti alla Carbonara!

The recipe for “Spaghetti alla Carbonara” is one of the most famous Roman cuisine pasta recipes and it is my favorite dish ever! If I am at a restaurant and would like to eat Pasta, this is what I order. Of course, being a regional dish you will mainly find it in Rome and Lazio Region.  I will not suggest …