Macerated Strawberries

Basically, “to macerate” is to soak or steep in a liquid of some sort, and you can macerate fresh fruit in anything from lemon juice to liqueurs and can...

Risotto Stuffed Tomatoes

Pomodori Farcito al Forno~ I enjoy stuffed vegetables of any description, whether they are stuffed with pasta, chopped vegetables, breadcrumbs, or rice as in this recipe. You often see...

Farro Bean Soup

Since our arrival in Umbria last week the weather has been cooler than usual which always is an incentive for me to head to the kitchen and create a...

Carpaccio di Zucchini

This delicious simple salad epitomizes exactly why Italian cuisine is so appreciated worldwide. You can take a single ingredient such as fresh, small baby zucchini, and by adding a...

Banana Oat Bread

I am a huge fan of banana bread, but in my attempts to increase the nutritional value of my baking, I decided to combine a recipe for oat bread...