Tiramisu is one of the easiest and most satisfying desserts ever. Tiramisu literally means “lift me up”. It’s made of ladyfingers (Italian Savoiardi) dipped in espresso, layered with a whipped mixture of yolks and whites, sugar and mascarpone and sprinkled with cocoa powder.
Sooooo – first of all, Bruschetta is a perfect appetizer and an awesome complement to any BBQs. Dice fresh ripe tomatoes, add hand-torn basil, mint leaves, salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil. It’s gonna blow your mind. Bruschetta is also good with grilled eggplant, grilled mushrooms, leftover ragù… virtually with anything! Second of all, Bruschetta is pronounced ‘bruh-skeh-tt-ah’! I know, shocking, LOL. And bruschetta turns out … Continue reading Largo alla Bruschetta!
Beautiful and powerful, Mahi-Mahi is one of my favorite fish. Grilled, baked, steamed or simmered in white wine, it’s always delicious. Today I had a portion in the fridge and came up with this Sicilian-inspired sauce to dress my whole wheat linguine. Sicilian Fishermen would actually use only the parts of the fish located near the head and the tail, but it’s much more likely for … Continue reading Mahi-mahi Sicilian Style
A glorious creation of small fantastic region Liguria and its capital Genoa, Pesto is a celebrated treasure of the Mediterranean cuisine. Located in the hills of Appennini, Liguria owns an amazing landscape and a unique microclimate. Pesto features some of the best local ingredients – Genovese basil, DOP Riviera Ligure EVOO and even Pine Nuts. Every family in Liguria proudly owns the TRUE recipe and claims it … Continue reading The Republic of Pesto
My dad used to cook this pasta for me and my mom, when she was working, finishing up the fashion collection on a Saturday morning. He was home with me, and I remember sitting in the kitchen, watching him brown the garlic and add the perfect last buttery touch before plating up. Try it out, you will love it with its easiness and sweetness. GROCERY SHOPPING … Continue reading Pasta al Pomodoro Fresco
Widely used for its delicate flavor and exquisite meat, Orata is considered the best-tasting of all the breams. Known as Orata, Orada, Goldbrasse, Dourata and Dorada for the gold bar marking between its eyes, the Gilt-head Sea Bream is a fish of the bream family Sparidae found in the Mediterranean Sea and the eastern coastal regions of the North Atlantic Ocean. GROCERY SHOPPING (2 people) For Orata alla Mediterranea 2 Fillets of Orata … Continue reading Baked Mediterranean Orata