Green beans in tomato sauce

Green beans in tomato sauce are a traditional side dish from the Puglia. They are very easy to make and extremely tasty. I am not fond of green beans, so for many years, I have avoided buying them. However, their nutritional benefits are so significant that it was a...

Italian stuffed meatloaf: polpettone imbottito

If you like meatloaf, then you’ll definitely love Italian stuffed meatloaf. If you aren’t usually keen on meatloaf, then Italian stuffed meatloaf might change your mind! I honestly cannot consider a plain meatloaf. While it’s tasty, especially served...

Cauliflower pancakes

  We call them frittelle or zeppole. And they are the typical street food from Southern Italy. You can find all sorts: with seaweed, pumpkin flowers, whitebait… you name it, we make it! And we love them. Cauliflower pancakes (frittelle di cavolfiore) were...

Maltagliati with chickpeas

      Maltagliati with chickpeas is a very old recipe from the paesant tradition of southern Italy. It’s food for the very poor, however it’s very nutrient, because of its high protein content. In my family maltagliati with chickpeas was a...

Pizzoccheri

Today we are going to discover the pizzoccheri, a traditional peasant dish from the Lombardy region, and more precisely from an area called Valtellina, which is a stunning valley bordering Switzerland. Pizzoccheri are thick and short tagliatelle-like pasta, made with...
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