Archive: Vegetables

The National Caprese



Hello Foodies! How are you? Here, in Rome, we are having a very hot summer so it is necessary to eat fresh and tasty food. Today it’s the turn to our “National Caprese”. Good, tasty and very Italian!. How come? Because it has mozzarella and the colors of the Italian flag: green, red and white. Have you realized about that?  Enjoy it! 😉 Read more

Il nostro caro Minestrone

Minestrone 1


Dear Foodies! Today has arrived the time for a great Italian classic: the minestrone. The recipe has been sent by our dear Mafi. Good and ideal for every moment and seasons, especially in winter and seasonal changes. Full of vitamins, light and very tasty. Ready? Here’s to you Mafi’s Minestrone  😉 Read more

Roman Cooked Puntarelle



Hello Foodies! How are you? Today another classic winter recipe here in Italy or I better say in Rome!: “le puntarelle”. What are they? If you are not Roman, probably you do not know them. It is a type of vegetable that has a particularly bitter flavor, for this reason is also known as “chicory asparagus” or “Catalonia”. It is cultivated in the surrounds of Rome. This chicory can be served as a side dish or first course. It is possible to eat it raw … but today we present the cooked version. Yummy! This recipe has been sent by a new collaborator: my dearest friend, Manu, a great foodie and cook! As she is Roman, often eats classic recipes of the Eternal City! Hopefully she’ll send us more recipes like this! In the meantime … here comes this wonderful Roman recipe! We hope you’ll enjoy it! A must when in Rome in winter time! 😉 Read more

Juicy Plums With Melted Cheese



Hi Foodies! Today we continue with the saga of recipes sent by “bsa” for the barbecue. Tasty and surprising as the other recipes … playing with the sweet and savory, something that our foodie friend loves to cook. Juicy plums accompanied with melted cheese. He uses it in the Barbecue parties to entertain the guests while they are waiting for the meat … But if you prefer you can bake this plums in the oven… In fact, as you can see I cooked in the “cocotte” ! So Good!!! Perfect for lovers of plums 😉 Read more

Tasty Endives Salad



Hi Foodies! How are you doing today? Here there is to you a very easy recipe for a tasty and fresh sala. Made with endives , tuna and yogurt. It’s even more tasty thanks to nuts, olives and sundried tomatoes . Yummy! If you prepare it like it is in the picture … you’ll see how it remains really beautiful … so it is ideal for a dinner party when your friends come for dinner 😉 Read more

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