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Polpette, Italian Meatballs

Everyone raves about this 'polpette' recipe, Italian for 'meatballs', that nonna Francesca has been making for over 50 years. She originally got this...

Italian ciambellette cookie recipe. White wine is used to make this extemely easy Italian cookie.
Ciambellette, Italian Cookies

Ciambellette are a classic Italian cookie that have been a staple in our home since I can remember. I can recall, when I was...

Italian cookies - This Italian cookie, called 'frappe' is beautiful to present and super light and delicious to eat!
Frappe

Did you guess from the video we posted that the dough the nonnas were preparing would turn into these beautiful and delicate pastry...

Italian crespelle, a.k.a fritters or zeppole, are a sweet dough with raisins that are fried until golden and sprinkled with sugar before eating.
Crespelle with Raisins

You will love this for dessert or just a snack…pillowy soft dough with raisins that is deep fried until golden beautiful then rolled...

How to make Italian gnochi - A great visual and recipe for homemade potato gnochi as well as different ways to indent them so they hold onto lots of sauce!
Classic Potato Gnocchi Recipe

There are so many variations of gnocchi, but this classic potato gnocchi recipe is my favourite. A simple tomato sauce or even spiced...

Ricotta cake is simple, beautiful, and easy to make. Ricotta is for baking too!
Ricotta Cake

In memory of my father-in-law, Nonno Pasquale,  that passed away January 2, 2015, I thought it fitting to dedicate this post to him...

italian struffoli are deep fried morsels of dough that are bathed in warm honey and adorned with sprinkles and some orange zest. Delicious!
Struffoli

  In case you are wondering what struffoli are, they are deep fried morsels of dough that expand as they cook. Then they are...

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