Minestrone

Minestrone

Minestrone is a thick soup of Italian origin made with vegetables, often with the addition of pasta or rice. Common ingredients include; beans, onions, celery, carrots, stock, and tomatoes. There is no set recipe for minestrone since it is usually made...
Polenta

Polenta

Polenta is a Central European dish, popular in northern Italy, this is the perfect dish to pair with almost anything. Polenta is made when cornmeal is boiled in water, resulting in a grits-like consistency. Once this warm dish is made, it’s baked, grilled,...
Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita is to many the true Italian flag. According to popular tradition, in 1889, 28 years after the unification of Italy, during a visit to Naples of Queen Margherita of Savoy, wife of King Umberto I, chef Raffaele Esposito of Pizzeria Brandi and his wife...
Calzone

Calzone

Calzone is an Italian filled oven pizza, originating in Naples, and shaped as a folded pizza. It resembles a half-moon and is made of salted bread dough. A typical calzone is baked in an oven and stuffed with salami or ham, mozzarella, ricotta, and...
Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana called “parmigiana di melanzane” or “melanzane alla parmigiana”, is an Italian dish made with a shallow or deep-fried sliced aubergine filling, layered with cheese and tomato sauce, and then baked. Parmigiana made...