Flat puff pastry

Once you have eaten a pizza in Napoli, you will rarely reach the same level of pizza dough at home.That’s why I prefer to work with puff pastry instead, thin and cripsy. For 2 p  cover 1 puff pastry (I prefer the square ones) with a mixture of 150 grams of ricotta, 2 chopped garlic … More Flat puff pastry

Bazel, a small beautiful village in Belgium is so lucky to have a superb Italian restaurant, Bazalia!

My brother Ivan, who lives nextdoor, is one of their regular costumers. He offered me a room in their lovely house during my visit and, on the  last evening of my recent short visit to Belgium, he spoiled me with some delicious Italian food in this lovely restaurant Bazalia. Tartare di tonno with grated bottarga, … More Bazel, a small beautiful village in Belgium is so lucky to have a superb Italian restaurant, Bazalia!

It’s about time to invite our adorable Italian teacher, Giancarla

Spoiled as we are, we have a private Italian class twice a week with Giancarla to guide us through the Italian grammar, Italian vocabulary, and culture. We are her ‘bambini’ and often she is also our moral support. My pick of the day cannot be too extreme, fusion between Italy and the Middle-East. biggest fan … More It’s about time to invite our adorable Italian teacher, Giancarla

A week of holiday in Sardegna, let’s explore the typical cuisine of the island

The cuisine in Sardegna is originally a cuisine with cheese and meat, and not at all fish as ingredient. However, with a beautiful sea view fresh fish or a dish with the local bottarga, from tuna or mullet sounds great. Sardegna has a typical pasta, malloreddus (a rather small shape, looking like a larva) and … More A week of holiday in Sardegna, let’s explore the typical cuisine of the island