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...

Penne with peppers

Penne with peppers was my aunt’s favourite dish: she would prepare it every time she had guests at home! And she was right to do so, because each time her guests would go quiet and eat quickly without a sound. A mean, there was plenty of sounds, namely their...

Risotto with savoy cabbage and pancetta

Savoy cabbage is the king of winter vegetables, and a true classic: versatile, with a strong flavour and a lovely green colour, it’s hard to find a more loved vegetable. It’s is quite easy to prepare it, in Italy we usually use it in soups, minestre, and...

Palermitan cutlet

Palermitan cutlet is a delicious alternative to the well know Milanese cutlet: it’s lighter, since it’s egg-free and baked instead of fried, and can be easily adapted to gluten and diary free diets. Quick and easy to prepare, Palermitan cutlet is extremely...