• Risotto with radicchio and stracchino cheese
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    Risotto with radicchio and stracchino cheese

    Serves: 4

    Cook Time: 25-30 min

    Difficulty: Easy

    Today I’ll show you another risotto recipe with Radicchio (Italian chicory) and stracchino cheese (or crescenza cheese).  Compared to other risotto recipe, this type of risotto use a vegetable broth. Remember that if you want […]

  • Pizzoccheri, a Valtellina’s recipe
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    Pizzoccheri, a Valtellina’s recipe

    Serves: 4

    Difficulty: Easy

    Prep Time: 1 hour

    Pizzoccheri is a typical valtellina’s dish, a mountain valley at north of Milan. Pizzoccheri is a type of Tagliatelle pasta but it is made of 70% buckwheat flour and 30% wheat flour (if you are […]

  • Caprese Cake (torta caprese), an italian gluten free dessert
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    Caprese Cake (torta caprese), an italian gluten free dessert

    Serves: 6

    Cook Time: 40 min

    Prep Time: 2 h

    Caprese cake (torta caprese in italian) is a chocolate dessert but it doesn’t need flour but only almonds, so it is perfect for celiacs people, it is an exceptional gluten free dessert. This cake is […]

Risotto with radicchio and stracchino cheese

Risotto with radicchio and stracchino cheese

Serves: 4

Cook Time: 25-30 min

Difficulty: Easy

Pizzoccheri, a Valtellina’s recipe

Pizzoccheri, a Valtellina’s recipe

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 1 hour

Caprese Cake (torta caprese), an italian gluten free dessert

Caprese Cake (torta caprese), an italian gluten free dessert

Serves: 6

Cook Time: 40 min

Prep Time: 2 h

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Serves: 4

Cook Time: 10 min

Difficulty: very easy

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Serves: 4

Cook Time: 20-25 min

Difficulty: Easy

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Serves: 1

Cook Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 5-6 h

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Serves: 1

Difficulty: Very easy

Prep Time: 10 min

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Serves: 4

Cook Time: 10 min

Difficulty: Very easy

Prep Time: 30 min

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Serves: 3-4

Cook Time: 10 min

Difficulty: Easy

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Paciarella Cake, a very traditionl italian dessert

Cook Time: 75 min

Difficulty: Medium

Prep Time: 2 h

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Salty fried bread, Gnocco fritto recipe

Salty fried bread, Gnocco fritto recipe

Serves: 4-5

Cook Time: 5 min

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 3 h

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Frico, an italian potatoes and cheeses recipe

Frico, an italian potatoes and cheeses recipe

Serves: 4

Cook Time: 10-20 min

Difficulty: Very easy

Today I’m going to show a very easy recipe taught me from my grandfather it is called Frico. It is a Friuli Venezia Giulia recipe  (my granfather was born in Udine) and originally when Italy […]

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Vegetable lasagna recipe with potatoes and string beans

Serves: 8-10

Cook Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 2 h

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