The Sweet Side of St Joseph day: Zeppole !

For St. Joseph there is a traditional Italian recipe: Zeppole. This is a typical pastry from Campania cuisine. Never tasted them ? Well… we suggest yout to try and… you’ll love them! In Italy march 19 is the dad’s day too: we celebrate fathers and this is the perfect recipe for all Italian papas! Viva […]

ItalianSide stories: travel to the roots (part 3)

by Virginia M. (Part 1) (Part 2) We don’t know why, but all four of us expected a small Sicilian village, not a metropolis. There is a daily street market that spreads over a huge area with great bargains. If you are looking for food then it is best to visit in the morning. It […]

ItalianSide stories: travel to the roots (part 2)

by Virgina M. (Part 1 is here) Initially we were going to make our way to Sorrento and use the Circumvesuviana train to reach Terzigno and San Giuseppe Vesuviano, but once in Rome we decided hiring a car would be a better option. Seemed like a great idea at the time, and it was, but […]

ItalianSide stories: Salerno

Do you have an interesting story that you would like to share with our readers here on ItalianSide.com ? Tell us a story of your ancestors’ experiences or a special memory you have of Italy. Send your stories to stories@italianside.com Salerno by D. Hirsch Nothing compares to the art in Florence, the history of Rome, […]

Pastiera Napoletana – Neapolitan wheat pie recipe

A delicious traditional Easter cake from Naples. Enjoy it!! Ingredients for 12 servings: For the filling: 1.32 lb. of white sugar 1.32 lb. of ricotta cheese 1.32 lb. of cooked wheat grains 8 eggs 1 grated lemon skin 2 tablespoons of candied orange skin For the shortbread: 1 lb. of white flour ½ lb. of […]

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