Cannellini beans and cherry tomatoes soup

Beans are a staple food of Italian cuisine: cooked with pasta, rice, or in soups, beans are found everywhere. They are an excellent substitute to meat, especially paired with wholewheat pasta or rice, so to boost their protein content. Neapolitan people cook a lot...

Uova in purgatorio, or eggs in purgatory

Usually, in Napoli, winters are quite mild: you get the occasional zero temperature, but it’s only at night, and once the sun is up, the thermostat climbs right up around 8-10˚C. Still, You will find people wrapped up as they were going to cross the north pole,...

Cavolo nero and borlotti beans soup

Kale is the latest superfood fad: everybody talks about how good it is for your health, they write about the benefits of drinking kale juice (ewww!) every day, mums boast about their kiddies begging to have kale (in whatever form) for snack, and so on. Kale is...