Minty pea soup

Even if in Italy we prepare a lot of soups, and most of them are plant-based, pea soup is not so common. Apart from the traditional minestrone and various minestre, we also have what we call vellutate, creamy soups. They can basically be made with any vegetable or vegetable combination. So I think I started…

Married Gnocchi alla Puttanesca

The marriage between gnocchi and sage is happy and long lasting, but now we are going to spice it up! πŸ˜‰ We will be mixing the classic aroma and crunchiness of the sage to a delicious puttanesca sauce, for an explosion of taste. Let’s see how to make it.   Ingredients for 4 servings 600…

Strong Spinach Pie

Savoury pies are very popular in Italy as a starter for special occasions. They are perfect to serve in small bite portions during dinner parties, birthdays, Sunday lunches, and even during holiday meals. This easy pie benefits of the amazing flavor of caramelized onions, so it won’t be necessary to stuff it with a lot…

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…