Tag Archives: Italian

Perfect Osso Buco Recipe: A Family Take on Italian Comfort Food

perfect osso buco recipe

Friends, today I offer you the perfect Osso Buco Recipe! I know, I know… I just realized that I haven’t posted a recipe on the blog since May. What say you we change that? Alright? Awesome! Now, regular, functional human beings might have picked something safe for their first efforts in almost 7 months. Me? Not […]

Simple Pleasures: The Best Caprese Salad

Best Caprese Salad

Italian is the language of love. Take this week’s focus dish, for example. Tomato salad? Sounds pretty good, I guess, nice and familiar, not the least bit frightening. Take the Italian name for the dish, then, Insalata Caprese… Sounds, exotic, intriguing, tempting, doesn’t it? Like a dish you’d marry… Or at the very least make […]

Simple Pleasures: (Almost) Authentic Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

All throughout the week, I had this great plan of cooking something nice for myself Friday evening when I got home from work. Something comforting, rich and intensely flavorful, maybe a little elaborate. Unfortunately, I made it home quite late Friday evening. Now, I would love to say that this was because I spent my […]

Authentic Ragu alla Bolognese: Spaghetti Bolognese, only better!

ragu alla bolognese

My mother taught me how to cook … that’s how every cook’s story usually begins, and in my case it may also well be true. I certainly recall my mother trying to teach me the basics  and insisting that I cooked every now and then. But while my mother may have taught me to cook, […]

Perfect Pizzza Recipe? The Quest for Pizza Perfection!

perfect pizza margherita

Imagine, if you will, a life without pizza (I know you don’t want to!)… That was my life for a few years. Crazy, you say? But imagine then, if you will, a life with only bad pizza. Which one, I ask you, is worse? Sadly, there’s a lot of bad pizza in this world, and […]