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 [...]

St Joseph’s day Zeppole (yes, a little bit late but…yummy!)

We are a little bit late with this traditional Italian recipe: St Joseph’s day Zeppole. This is a typical pastry from Campania cuisine. You’ll love them! And yes…we are late but zeppole are definitely yummy ! In St’Joseph we celebrate fathers’ day too so, this is the perfect recipe for all Italian papas!

And now…Pizza !

Pizza has a very old history, the first news about pizza goes back to the Etruscan time (800 B.C). Pizza had its largest diffusion during the 15th and 16th centuries. At that time pizzas were made only with lard spread or fish ( like sardines) on top. Thanks to the discover of the New World, [...]

Chiacchiere – Carnival waffles

Another Carnival great classic!!! Chiacchiere are made all over Italy at Carnival time. They are also known as Frappe, but almost each Italian region uses a different name. The recipe is very old and goes back to the Romans. INGREDIENTS For 6 people 1 lb. of white flour 3 eggs 1.8 oz. of melted butter [...]

Castagnole – Carnival Fritters

The castagnole are typical Carnival fritters from Romagna. They are very popular in many Italian regions, sometimes they are called with a different name and have some different ingredients. The following recipe is from Rome and Lazio Region. INGREDIENTS: For 6-8 people 1.30 pounds of white flour 6 tablespoons of sugar 4 tablespoons of Italian [...]

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