Tag Archives: italian food

Homemade Ricotta

Fresh ricotta is my latest food obsession. It only requires a few ingredients and is very quick and easy to make. Once you have seen how simple it is to achieve a rich and creamy ricotta at home (unlike store-bought … Continue reading

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Biscotti… with a twist

Everyone likes biscotti! Traditional Italian biscotti (or “cantucci” as they are known in Italy) are from Tuscany and are enjoyed with Vin Santo (Tuscan dessert wine). They are commonly known as biscotti (plural for biscotto, which means “twice-baked”) because no … Continue reading

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Celebrating Family (Fresh Pasta Recipe)

Growing up, every Sunday when my grandmother cooked, it was always a feast. One of my favorite dishes (and fondest memories) of my grandmother’s cooking is her fresh pasta. I always think of her when I make my own. As … Continue reading

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