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,...

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...

Lasagne parmigiana: when veggies are not boring.

Lasagne parmigiana is the result of the gastronomical marriage between two of the most loved Italian classics: lasagne and aubergine parmigiana. Easy and relatively quick to prepare (compared to the traditional meat lasagne, which requires hours for stewing the...

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

  Browsing the web, I stumbled across an article about eating on a budget. Of course, Italian food is one of the first mentioned; not only is it cheap, but it’s also nutritious and healthy–a result of the substantial amount of vegetables we use in our...
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