Soft Creamy Polenta

Soft Creamy Polenta Recipe

This double-boiler technique of cooking polenta produces a soft creamy polenta  without a great deal of hands-on attention.  Use it when you will be in the kitchen attending to other … Continued

Sourdough Ciabatta Italian Bread

Sourdough Ciabatta Italian Bread Recipe

Sourdough Ciabatta Italian bread recipe is also know as Italian Slipper Bread, as ciabatta is an Italian word meaning slipper. This bread has a crunchy crust with an extra-light interior. … Continued

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla Carbonara Recipe – Pasta Carbonara

  Spaghetti alla Carbonara is my all-time favorite pasta dish!  This is the classic Italian Spaghetti alla Carbonara dish that is much loved by pasta lovers around the world.  This pasta … Continued

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca Recipe

  It is said that this Spaghetti alla Puttana is a quick pasta preparation made it popular as a fast snack between clients, because in Italian, a puttana is a … Continued

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Meat Sauce

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Meat Sauce is a great alternative to pasta when on a diet, as it is low in calories and gluten free.  I have made this  dish many … Continued

Spicy Bread Salad with Cashews Recipe

  Spicy Bread Salad with Cashews Recipe or Panzanella Salad, is great served with Portuguese Braised Beef Shanks. What is a Panzanella Salad – It is a Tuscan Bread Salad … Continued

Sweet Peas with Prosciutto

Sweet Peas with Prosciutto Recipe

  Sweet Peas with Prosciutto, also known as Piselli al Prosciutto, is a classic Italian antipasto dish.  The sweet peas in this outstanding dish are braised until just tender and … Continued

Tiramisu History

Tiramisu History and Recipe

Tiramisu (tih-ruh-mee-SOO) – The Italian translation for tiramisu is “carry me up.”  Also known as Tuscan Trifle.  Tradition tiramisu is a pudding-like dessert that usually consists of sponge cake or … Continued

Tiramisu

Tiramisu in a Martini Glass Recipe

 Tuscan Trifle – Zuppa Inglese Tiramsu It is a pudding-like dessert that usually consists of sponge cake or ladyfingers dipped in a liqueur, then layered with grated chocolate and rich … Continued

Tomato Bruchetta

Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

This Tomato Bruschetta Recipe is the most wonderful appetizer to make during your local garden-ripe tomato season.  It is perfect for a party because ahead of time, you can make a large … Continued

Truffle Onion Sauce Recipe

  Truffle-Onion Sauce is a spectacular recipe!  Truffle flour is a flavorful blend of white flour and white truffles.  Italians have used it for years, to flavor crepe batters and … Continued

Tuscan Frittata with Two Cheeses Recipe

This tasty Tuscan Frittata with Two Cheese dish makes a great breakfast, lunch, or dinner – it is that good! It is a quick and easy meal that will please … Continued

tuscan lemon chicken

Tuscan Lemon Chicken Recipe

Tuscan Lemon Chicken is one of the best roasted chickens that I make and a definite family favorite. Try serving this delicious chicken dish with Tomato Spanish Rice. This delicious … Continued

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Tuscan Vegetable Soup Recipe

  Karen uses Anasazi beans which are a variety of bean related to the Pinto bean.  These lovely burgundy and white beans are an heirloom variety first cultivated in the … Continued

Veal Scaloppini Piccata

Veal Scaloppini Piccata Recipe

 Scaloppine al Limone Veal Scaloppini Piccata is an easy-to-follow recipe that you will make time and time again.  Scaloppine is an Italian term describing a thin scallop of meat (most … Continued