Cheese lava chicory and rice bites

I love variations, what about you? Especially when “I exaggerate just a pinch …” with the portions and there’s half a pot of risotto left over! What better time, then, to experiment something new? Creamy and delicious, you can serve my special arancini cheese-filled as an appetizer or as a main dish (just add a […]

Basil sauce filled cheese focaccia

Everyone knows “Recco focaccia”, but perhaps not everyone knows that “Recco” is the name of the town where this delight is prepared!     For the delicacies cooked here, the city is also known as the gastronomic capital of Liguria, a well-deserved title.     But you must know that there’s a dispute about focaccia di Recco: […]

Potato pie with cheese lava

Today we’re cooking with leftover food! Let’s learn how to transform puree into something truly delicious (I’m sure that from now every time you’ll decide to make puree you will advance it on purpose!). The recipe is easy, fast and above all really delicious: a pie with an external crust, soft and above with a […]

Piadina sfogliata (with freshcheese, zucchini and bacon!)

Pay attention: in Italy “Piada” and “piadina” are not the same!! There are smaller and thicker ones, the one with lard and those with olive oil, the classic ones and the sfogliata ones! (that is multiple-layer dough like puff pastry!) What’s coming off the cylinder today? just these (the ones I prefer): thin, with crunchy […]

“Carbonera” cornmeal mush

How good is polenta? I love it! Trust me: ther’s no season for eating it: I realli like it whether it’s snowing outside, or whether under the mid-August sun. This version is that of “polenta carbonera”, the most traditional  cornmeal mush version in my corner of Trentino. Full of taste (and cholesterol too), it combines […]