Category: Italian Recipes

Fig Lemon Jam

Tidbits...The sublime taste of figs freshly picked from the tree is something I discovered since I moved to Italy.  They are still warm from the...

Avocado Stuffed Tomato Baskets

Tidbits...this colorful dish is very appealing as a light lunch or antipasto.  These tomato baskets could also be filled with guacamole....

Lemon Sorbet in Frosty Lemon Cup

Tidbits...These frosty cups can be served as dessert or as an "intermezzo" between courses of an important dinner....

Peach Sorbet To Drink

Tidbits...The peach sorbet "ice cubes" can be made in advance. Just put the cubes in a blender and add the cooked whipped eggwhite and liqueur....

Pizza with Agretti and Taleggio Cheese

Tidbits...Agretti is a healthy green vegetable that also goes by the name of Barba di Frate (Friar's Beard). Agretti is from the plant salsola soda...

Torta Caprese

Tidbits...Caprese is an antique flourless Neopolitan torte from the island of Capri.  There are many stories about the origin but most agree it was born...