Italian

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and cherry tomato bruschetta is a perfect appetizer for an afternoon in the park or in your living room. Simple and easy make as part of a cheese plate or to enjoy with a glass of wine. Perfect for a hot summer day when you don’t want to turn […]

 
Tomato and Basil Italian Focaccia

Tomato and Basil Italian Focaccia

Soft and sweet focaccia is topped with tomato sauce and fresh basil leaves. Eat it on its own or along with some roasted garlic or good quality olive oil. Focaccia is my favorite bread to make. It was the first type of bread I attempted and continues to be my […]

 
Mustard Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

Lemon-Garlic Mustard Chicken

Bright and bold flavored delicious and juicy chicken thighs marinated in three different types of mustard, minced garlic, and lemon. Simple and quick marinated chicken easily cooked in the air fryer or oven. Perfectly pairs with garlic cauliflower mash and roasted asparagus for a healthy and balanced meal. Marinade Chicken: […]

 
Pesto and Goat Cheese Pizza

Pesto and Goat Cheese Pizza

Delicious homemade pizza dough topped with pesto, goat cheese, shredded mozzarella, and cherry tomatoes. This topping is perfect for a Sunday dinner or as a fun appetizer. It is a salty and creamy combination that will make your tastebuds sing. The freshness from the tomatoes add some nice acid and […]

 
Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese

Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese

This creamy Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese Crumbles is a great meal to make any time of year. Flavored with warm herbs and spices. The dish has a slight sweetness that is well balanced with the salty and rich goat cheese. This risotto will warm your heart and your belly. […]

 

Gluten Free Flatbread

This gluten free flatbread recipe is not just for people who struggle with gluten intolerance or gluten allergies. It is a great recipe for a light and crispy flatbread that also happens to be gluten free! I can honestly say there is nothing better than than a flatbread. It’s one […]

 

Slow Cooked Creamy Bolognese Sauce

Whether you call it red sauce, meat sauce or bolognese we all know of the delicious flavor that is coaxed from a Slow Cooked Creamy Bolognese Sauce. Having a solid bolognese recipe is a must for most home cooks. It is an easy and simple meal made with available groceries […]

 

Caramelized Eggplant Caponata with Pine Nuts

Caponata is the Sicilian version of ratatouille. Made with many similar ingredients, such as: eggplant, onion and tomatoes. Eggplant absorbs flavors like a sponge and long after the cooing process has ended. Hence, it is better served the next day and at room temperature. Unlike other eggplant based dips, this […]

 

Homemade Pizza Dough

This homemade pizza dough is simple and easy to make with the help of a stand mixture, all-purpose flour, salt, yeast, water, and olive oil. Activate the yeast. Pour all the ingredients into the stand mixer with the dough hook. Set aside covered. Punch down and portion. Set out and […]

 

Shrimp and Spicy Clams Spaghetti

I really enjoy the access I have to fresh seafood in New York City. The seafood selection in my neighborhood supermarket is incredible. For weeks I was taunted by the giant lobsters, octopi, shell fish and filets before I could summon the courage to approach. Everything I could think to […]