Mushrooms in Marsala


Iíve always kept an eye out for meatless recipes for when vegetarian friends come to visit. Now that we are trying to reduce our meat consumption as well, Iím even more alert. Thatís why I was so excited to find this recipe for mushrooms with Marsala.

Salsa di Noci: Florentine Walnut Sauce


Looking to pack more protein into your vegan Italian recipe collection? This Florentine Walnut Sauce is just the ticket.

Shrimp Pizza


Shrimp pizza is one of my favorite homemade pizzas.† We make it a little more non-traditional by using an alternative pizza sauce.† Our sauce for shrimp pizza is a traditional cocktail sauce, and instead of mozzarella, we use grated cheddar. Also, the shrimp is par cooked before topping the pizza. If put on the pizza… [Continue Reading]

Traditional Italian Zabaglione


Iíve always been† a bit too intimidated to try my hand at making Zabaglione until I found out just how few ingredients it requires.

Pumpkin Ravioli Filling

Pumpkin Ravioli

When we lived in northern Italy, pumpkin ravioli was a popular dish in the fall. Imagine my delight when I found a recipe for the filling recently.

Porcini Mushrooms in a Cognac Cream Sauce

Porcinis in cream RSZD

Mushroom and cream sauce fans alike with love this recipe.† The dried porcinis make this an extremely flexible dish as far as scheduling goes.