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Pane all’Olio (Italian Olive Oil Bread)

Pane all’Olio (Italian Olive Oil Bread) Posted by silviascucina I came across this wonderful recipe in one of my favorite bread books and I am so happy to be sharing this with you. I hope, no matter what you are going through in your lives, the act of baking bread may bring serenity and balance. […]

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Stuffed Squid

. Stuffed Squid READY IN: 1hr SERVES: 3-4 INGREDIENTS Nutrition 6 medium squid 1⁄4 cup fine bread crumbs 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves 2 teaspoons fresh parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons minced garlic cloves 1 egg salt and pepper 2 garlic cloves 1 (8 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon basil 1⁄2 teaspoon ground oregano 1⁄2 […]

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Pasta with Bottarga, Swordfish and Cherry Tomatoes

Pasta with Bottarga, Swordfish and Cherry Tomatoes   Pasta with Bottarga, Swordfish and Cherry Tomatoes Discover this bottarga recipe with swordfish and cherry tomatoes: an interesting and luscious fish first course, excellent with both long and short pasta! INGREDIENTS 14 oz pasta 1 slice swordfish (14 oz) cherry tomatoes bottarga 4 tbs extra virgin olive […]

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Cheese Snowmen: a Delicious Christmas Appetizer

Cheese Snowmen: a Delicious Christmas Appetizer Are you looking for an original Christmas appetizer recipe idea? Try this fantastic cheese snowman! INGREDIENTS 18 oz Stracchino or Pecorino cremoso 3,5 oz grate Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano 1 Carrot 2 Black olives 1 Celery 2/3 garlic gloves Salt Pepper YIELD PREP. TIME 50 min. COOK TIME min. […]

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Stuffed Eggpant

 Stuffed Eggpant Posted by silviascucina Whether you call them eggplant, aubergine, melanzane or berenjena, let’s all agree that this spongy, tangy fruit is one of many nature’s gifts to us. Its versatility is such that you can deep fry it and turn it into crunchy crisps, you can grill them, slice them or cook them […]

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Home-made Sourdough

Home-made Sourdough Posted by silviascucina Before you venture into the exciting world of sourdough baking, let me give you a word of warning: this method is not meant to be approached if you need instant gratification. Sourdough-making is a labour of love and it requires dedication, constance and patience. The mature and robust flavour of sourdough […]

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Cannellini Beans Salad

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Cannellini Beans Salad Posted by silviascucina Have you been looking for a super healthy recipe that combines nutritional virtues with great flavor? Look no further! In the one bowl you have the antioxidant powers of tomatoes, the good, necessary fats of extra-virgin olive oil, the antibacterial boost of garlic and the […]

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Chicken Agrodolce ( Italian Sweet and Sour Chicken)

Chicken Agrodolce ( Italian Sweet and Sour Chicken)   READY IN: 1hr 10mins SERVES: 3 INGREDIENTS 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1⁄4 cup flour 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 loves garlic 3 bay leaves 6 allspice berries 4 tablespoons honey 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1⁄3 cup dry white wine 1⁄2 cup orange juice 4 tablespoons […]

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Minestrone con Cavolo Nero, (Tuscan Kale Vegetable Soup) Super food in a bowl!

Minestrone con Cavolo Nero, (Tuscan Kale Vegetable Soup) Super food in a bowl! Posted by silviascucina This is the ultimate Italian winter meal. You may call it minestrone, I have dubbed it “super food in a bowl”! How can you go wrong when your meal is packed-full of dark green, robust leaves, antioxidants and vitamins? […]

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Crab Pasta a la Salsa Verde

Crab Pasta a la Salsa Verde ¾ pounds of your favorite pasta ½ pound backfin crabmeat, picked through for shells 1 bunch Fresh Italian parsley 1 cup fresh arugala or spinach 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 teaspoon capers, drained 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1 teaspoon pine nuts 1 tablespoon olive oil […]

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