Tomato sauce – truly from scratch!
It is best to use this tomato sauce when you have fresh tomatoes in season and in abundance. But, you can make it throughout the year as long as you use good tomatoes. The sauce freezes well for later uses in many different dishes.
Sun dried Tomatoes
The recipe below (if covered with olive oil and kept in an air tight jar) can keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 month so a little work at the beginning of the process can go a long way for adding flavor to future meals.
There are as many meatball recipes as there are towns throughout Italy so take the following one as a guideline and add your touches. The main point to stress though when making meatballs though is in the mixing – that is where the magic happens…
This is a good last minute type of recipe that as long as you have all the ingredients it is just about assembling and cooking. If eggplant is not your favorite vegetable, you can surely use different ones such as zucchini, peppers, or even just herbs…
Figs with Orange blossom honey Mascarpone
This recipe is about how simple homemade Italian food can be. It is not always about technique, but rather about assembling quality ingredients that pair well together. If you have a last minute dinner pop up and you want to impress guests, have this dessert in your repertoire.