Spaghetti alla Amatriciana Sauce

Sugo all’amatriciana or alla matriciana is a mouth watering traditional Italian pasta dish based on guanciale ( pork cheek),tomato and  pecorino cheese. Originating from the town of Amatrice (in the mountainous Province of Rieti of Lazio region), the Amatriciana...

Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms

Risotto is a north Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. The broth can be derived from meat, fish, or vegetable. Many types of risotto contain butter, wine and onion. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy. Risotto in Italy...

Piadina Romagnola

Piadina is a thin Italian flatbread, typically prepared in the Romagna region. It is usually made with white flour, lard or olive oil, salt and water. The dough was traditionally cooked on a terracotta dish, although nowadays flat pans or electric griddles are...

Chicken alla Cacciatora

Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. Cacciatore is popularly made with braised chicken (pollo...

Aubergine Parmigiana

Parmigiana also called parmigiana di melanzane, or melanzane alla parmigiana, is an Italian dish made with a shallow or deep-fried sliced aubergine filling, layered with cheese and tomato sauce, and then baked. Parmigiana made with a filling of eggplant (also called...

Calzone

A calzone is an Italian filled oven pizza, originating in Naples, and shaped as a folded pizza. It resembles a half-moon and is made of salted bread dough. A typical calzone is baked in an oven and stuffed with salami or ham, mozzarella, ricotta and parmesan or...