Time needed: 30 minutes

Chiacchiere (Frappe)

Tidbits... These are traditional Carnevale sweets. For a treat even more tempting they can be dipped in melted chocolate or zabaione....

Pappardelle ai Porcini

Tidbits...The irresistable aroma of porcini mushrooms and speck sauteed in hot oil will fill your kitchen.  Not to worry, you won't have to wait long...

Cernia (Grouper) with almond crust

Tidbits...Cernia filets are mild flavored and tender with very few bones similar to a sea bass.  An interesting note is that "grouper fish mature only...

Vol-au-Vent with Cranberry Chantilly Cream

Tidbits...Impress your guests with this very easy dessert.  The ready made nests of puff pastry can be filled with any combination of fruit and jam....

Couscous with Red Pepper and Tofu

Tidbits...Cous cous is the ultimate one plate meal.  It is healthy and takes very little time to cook....

Happy Holidays (Pasta)

These pasta recipes were my gift to my son, and I want to share them with all of you, too. Happy Holidays Gianluca... You always call...