Homemade Gnocchi by Marta

The infamous potato dumpling from Italy…Gnocchi!!🥔 Marta @martascooking taught me how to make these delicious little pillows of delight on our live today (video at bottom of post). Like many Italian recipes, the ingredients are minimal- potato, flour, salt and sometimes egg. But it’s all about the technique! Watch the Live video to see Marta’s… Continue reading Homemade Gnocchi by Marta

Saltimbocca alla Romana with Marta

Saltimbocca alla Romana literally means “jump into the mouth” because it’s so tasty it will jump into your mouth! The combination of prosciutto, veal, sage, white wine and butter is decadent and can I say sinful because we are in a Catholic country? This certainly wouldn’t be allowed on Fridays.  Marta taught me this super… Continue reading Saltimbocca alla Romana with Marta

How to Make Perfectly Creamy Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Thank you Marta for this delicious Spaghetti alla Carbonara. 🍝🇮🇹Catch the full video @martascooking. This isn’t diet day, but like Julia Child said, “everything in moderation, including moderation”. . If you’re looking to enjoy this and want the vegetarian version, Marta suggested to use artichoke in place of pancetta. I can’t wait to try it… Continue reading How to Make Perfectly Creamy Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Panzanella Salad (bread salad) by Marta | Italian Vegan recipes

Please get these ingredients. You must try. I’m here eating the whole entire thing it’s that good. 😋 Thank you @martascooking for this delicious and traditional Tuscan recipe. 🇮🇹 It uses stale bread so it is the perfect way to not waste anything! Of course I had to be extra and make my own bread.… Continue reading Panzanella Salad (bread salad) by Marta | Italian Vegan recipes

Crispy Eggplant with Burrata by Jessica

Her camera woman broke a 2 years cheese fast for this moment- this burrata! Its that good that people will cheat for this dish..I don’t usually feel guilty about eating food but when it comes to burrata it feels sinful. It’s so delicious, creamy and decadent- if you’ve had it you know. If you don’t… Continue reading Crispy Eggplant with Burrata by Jessica

Why I Am An Italian (Cook)

making Squid ink black pasta The reason I love to make pasta is because of Lidia, my Italian fairy-godmother. This woman lives to cook and feed people.  For as long as I can remember as a little girl, my family and I would go to Lidia and Filippo’s house to celebrate Christmas Eve.  Italians don’t… Continue reading Why I Am An Italian (Cook)

Think You Know Your Pasta Shapes?

I just went to one of the best restaurants outside of Italy last night in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The only word I can use to describe the food was “Magnificent”. I think the last time I used that word was learning history in Florence, Italy, all about the Medici family- “Lorenzo the Magnificent”.  I pride… Continue reading Think You Know Your Pasta Shapes?