Archive | February, 2016
Auguri per San Valentino!

Auguri per San Valentino!

Tweet Italy has a long and rich history of famous loves and lovers. Giacomo Casanova, the famous Venetian womanizer and Rudolf Valentino, the Italian sex symbol, are two that immediately come to mind. And who hasn’t heard of Shakespeare’s immortalized lovers, Romeo and Juliet or Dante’s ill-fated couple, Paolo and Francesca? Italy is the land […]

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Creamy Cannellini Beans with Fennel

Tweet Tuscan white beans, known as cannellini beans, are a staple in my pantry and make it easy to put together a healthy, satisfying meal in very little time. Whether it’s for a snack, a bowl of soupĀ or a salad, beans (especially canned), just make life easier. This dish is so creamy (without any cream) […]

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Flourless Chocolate-Orange Olive Oil Cake

Tweet It may sound odd but, I often plan my dinner party menus with the end in mind, meaning dessert. This makes perfect sense to me, as it is the final food guests will eat and leaves a lasting impression of the entire meal … good or bad. There are several folks I know who […]

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