Baked Gooey Soba Frittata and a Bite of World Cup

The World Cup Adventure is already over for Italy. What about your football team? OK, let’s not pretend I am a “true” football supporter. It’s just all about my origins, I come from a country where football is printed in everybody’s genes, easy to enjoy and cathartic for modern men just like a beer on Friday after work or the reassuring […]

Pasta e Ceci (Pasta with Chickpeas) with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Parmesan

Here is another typical dish of the Italian traditional cuisine that’s a bit underestimated outside of Italy. Yet chickpeas nutritious and digestible, a good source of essential fatty acids, containing a high percentage of carbohydrates. 100 grams of cooked chickpeas provides only 120 calories, a lot of vitamins, proteins and minerals, especially iron and calcium. I originally thought […]

Spaghetti all’Arrabbiata – the Italian Signature Dish

Here I am, still in Italy and ready to share another simple and popular Italian dish (one more in my category dedicated to Italian Recipes). Arrabbiata means “angry” in Italian, an adjective that describes the Italian temper rather well :). Well, at least a side of it. The politically correct way to explain this dish is […]

Brown Rice Saffron Risotto (and why Brown Rice is better than White Rice)

I’m in Naples right now, in my home town to spend the Easter holidays among familiars. Weather and family time are not the only reasons for me to be happy to be back, as you can imagine food is a big part of my life and I’m now more than excited to taste Italian tomatoes, […]