Fig Crostata

Fig Crostata

A crostata is an Italian jam tart, and one of the most classic Italian desserts, which you can find in almost any bakery in Italy. This recipe calls for fig jam or preserves, but you may substitute for other traditional flavors such as apricot, cherry, raspberry – or...
Pasta al Limone (Lemon Pasta)

Pasta al Limone (Lemon Pasta)

  This is an incredibly simple dish that bursts with flavor. It is the combination of ingredients that yields this flavorful, yet light dish so it is important to select quality ingredients for this recipe. This pasta reminds me of warm, sunny days in Roman...
Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

  This flavorful salsa can be served as an appetizer or snack with tortilla chips or over chicken or fish. Ingredients: 2 mangos 1 jalapeño pepper (optional) 1 tablespoon cilantro, minced ¼ red onion, diced 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tomato Dice the mangos,...
Pan Roasted Corn

Pan Roasted Corn

  Pan roasted corn is a delicious alternative to corn on the cob and so quick and easy to make. Ingredients: 8 ears of corn2 tablespoons olive oil1 ½ tablespoons butter1 teaspoon saltSpritz of fresh lime juiceSalt and pepper to taste Shuck the corn. With a sharp...
Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Sandwiches

These ice cream sandwiches are the perfect cool treat for warm summer days. Swap out the vanilla for your favorite ice cream flavor. Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 ½ cups sugar3 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon...
Tricolore Tuna Salad

Tricolore Tuna Salad

Bell peppers are in peak season from July to September, a time when they are most sweet and flavorful. Combined with a little sweet onion and quality Italian tuna, this simple dish is delicious and refreshing and can be made in minutes.  Serves 2 generously...