Posts from the ‘winter season’ category

zuppa di funghi del cacciatore

Winter soups are one of my favorite comfort foods, my Mammina Loreta’s classic chicken soup to a warm, spicy vegetable minestrone. This recipe is a my…

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breakfast: quinoa with sauteed vegetables & soft cooked egg

I love breakfast. But my idea of breakfast is very different from what is most common here in the U.S. I was taught to eat simple fare…

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zuppa di cardone e polpettini di vitello

Italy’s regions have a wide variety of soups or zuppas that carry them through the cold winter days and nights. One zuppa I have come to…

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pane d’ altamura

I have researched and tried many authentic Italian bread recipes in the past five years or so. Many were edible, even pretty tasty, but the texture I was…

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italian panettone

I have loved the tradition of holiday panettone since I was a child. This delicious yeasty, slighty sweet cake was featured during our Christmas celebrations and New Years Eve parties…

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juliet’s kisses

Friends and famiglia, as I prepare to sign off this food blog to travel to my parent’s home on the east coast of Florida and celebrate…

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spaghetti with tuna

Christmas Eve is one of my favorite moments of the year. I adore lighted trees and the homes decorated so beautifully; walking into Mammina Loreta and…

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eggplant parmigiana

{buon giorno} The holiday season is happening right in front of our eyes and I for one am happy to see the season surround me with…

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