Schiacciata alla Fiorentina

There is no Carnival celebration in Florence without the Schiacciata alla Fiorentina!  This traditional cake, scented with orange and vanilla and dusted with confectioner sugar is typically served during Carnival season.  Every pastry shop in Florence has its own well guarded recipe…

Pomodorini & Burrata

Easy to make, easy to eat!  Use it as an antipasto or even as a snack, this new take on the traditional caprese recipe is always a winner in the summer months!            

The Bell Pepper Post

While peeking around the stalls at the Farmer’s Market the other day I stopped by the “plant guy”, you know the one that sells small plant, all edible stuff that you can bring home and grow in your own backyard.  I have…

Frittelle di Riso – Rice Fritters

This is the kind of comfort food that brings me back to my early years.  I recall coming back home from school or a playdate, walking in and smelling the delicious fragrance of my mom cooking these yummy delicacies.  She used to…