Category Archives: Italian

Risotto with Pumpkin, Pancetta (Bacon) and Sage

The sweetness of the pumpkin balances the sage, salty bacon and Parmesan. Warm, fall-like, comforting and flavorful dish, one of the most delicious creamy risotto recipes! Here is an idea to garnish your pumpkin risotto: In a frying pan (in which bacon was fried), you can make crispy sage leaves by dipping the slightly wet leaves into a flour, remove excess,...
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Panini with Caramelized Onion, Peaches and Cheese

Great combination of caramelized onions with sweet and sour peach, nuts and cheese. This is a versatile recipe you can try with different combinations of the above like switching out the peaches with pears or figs, and with goat or mozzarella cheese. So many combinations that you'll always find something new! When making a panani, it's important to have a...
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Raspberry Cannoli

I made cannoli  from puff pastry, adding a sweet and sour stuffing of raspberries and mascarpone. I also made two sauces from sweet mango and sour strawberries, which are excellent additions to this dessert that simply melts in your mouth. Serve quickly. (more…)...
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Cannoli

This deep fried crispy waffle tube-shaped shell, with sweet cream cheese and chocolate inside is a traditional Sicilian dessert and very popular in Italian-American cuisine.  Usually containing ricotta cheese, but you can add mascarpone cheese or whipped cottage cheese to it as well. I thought about making cannoli for a long time and finely it happened! I ordered stainless steel cannoli forms...
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Risotto with Bacon and Peas

I love to cook risotto, every time with a different addition, like carrots, pumpkin, asparagus, mushrooms, etc. Very simple, but at the same time, lively, delicious rich and creamy dish. This time I made risotto with bacon and peas, a really great combination! The bacon can be replaced with pancetta. Be sure to serve with wine. Read more