Spaghetti with tomato sauce: Artusi’s recipe

Spaghetti with tomato sauce is the classic italian food loved by everybody, especially by children. However, as a teenager, I hated it. The reason was that my mum would cook it way too often according to my taste. I wanted to try other cuisine, other sauces, and fancy...

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...

Carrots with lemon sauce and parsley

It is hard to make children eating carrots. Many, including me, complains that they are too sweet. And certainly boiling or steaming them doesn’t help the situation. However sometimes you just need a little trick to make the carrots taste like 1 million dollars....

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...
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