Winter Caprese Salad

One of my favorite lunches is insalata caprese, or a salad of fresh tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and basil. Unfortunately, it is often difficult to obtain fresh, ripe, good tasting...

Fennel Citrus Salad

Fennel is a very crunchy, fresh vegetable with a mild licorice flavor. Delicious baked or eaten raw, it can be prepared in a variety of ways. This simple salad recipe uses...

Caesar Salad

Although this salad recipe is not traditional Italian and will not be found on any true restaurant menu in Italy, I have decided to include it on my site...

Risotto al Salto

This is a wonderful way to use up leftover risotto, particularly simple risottos such as Risotto Parmesan or Risotto Milanese. We lived in Milan for eight years and often...

Risotto Milanese

This delicate, saffron seasoned risotto dish goes with just about any entree, but is traditionally served with Osso Buco in Milan as shown in the photo. The saffron has...

Chicken Parmesan

Any recipe with “Parmesan” in it’s title, usually is topped with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese. This easy recipe consists of golden fried breaded chicken breasts which are then...