Potatoes and beans pasta

This time I am mixing two Italian classics in one recipe, pasta e patate and pasta e fagioli, to achieve a supreme combination with both potatoes and beans: creamy, tasty, rich in vegetable protein, low in saturated fat, and with cholesterol lowering powers. As usual, when working with legumes, remember it’s very important to thoroughly…

Italian style thick hot chocolate

What’s better than a hot chocolate in the cold or wet days? The kind I like is thick and creamy. It makes me think about winter holidays in the mountains. And this time, you will not feel guilty for drinking it, because it’s made with simple and healthy ingredients. Beside the traditional Italian style chocolate,…

How to make a perfect plant-based ragù

Ragù sauce can be prepared in many ways. A fun fact is that on 17th October 1982 the ‘traditional’ recipe of ragù alla bolognese was patented at the Chamber of Commerce in Bologna. This is why we usually distinguish between ragù alla bolognese and all the other kinds of ragù, which slightly vary from the…

Italian style tomato soup

To continue the ‘soup season’ section, here you’ll find one of my favorite tomato soup recipes, with an Italian twist to it. Tomato soup is already so easy to make in general, that I think it’s always worth it to make it yourself, rather than using a store-bought soup. You can add so much more…