Warm and creamy ham and bean soup with chunks of ham or pancetta is perfect for cooler days. It is thick and cream without the use of flour or cream. A Peasant Dish: Ham and Bean Soup A portion of the bean soup is pureed before the soup is finished to give it thickness and creamy texture. You […]
Kale and chickpeas minestrone is a warming soup, filled with smoky bacon and carrots in a sweet tomato sauce. It’s likely to become your family’s favorite dish, too. There are as many recipes for minestrone as there are Italian grandmothers. And everyone has their favorite minestrone recipe. From my time living in Italy, I learned that […]
Mediterranean chicken skewers baked in the oven are bright, fresh, herby, and citrusy! Perfect for a summer-night dinner. I am convinced that Mediterranean chicken skewers should be made on sticks of rosemary for the ultimate rosemary flavor. Chicken and rosemary pair so well with tangy citrus marinade made with lemon, fresh oregano, and garlic. These Mediterranean chicken […]
Kale and bacon cakes are super easy to make, and make for a tasty, make-ahead breakfast or snack; they even work as lunch or dinner on the go! Of course, you could omit the bacon if you’d like, but who would want to do such thing? Plus, if you have confirmed carnivores in your house, […]
This mini turkey meatloaf is made with pancetta and fresh oregano for that fresh Italian flare. Coated in breadcrumbs and baked at 400°F for 20 minutes, this is a one delicious meatloaf that tastes nothing like a traditional meatloaf. I promise you, you will love it, even if you’re a bit like me and don’t […]
Mediterranean beet salad made with roasted beetroots and their leaves is a wonderful summer salad. Beautifully roasted beet roots are complimented with braised beet leaves and seasoned with salt, virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and fresh thyme.