Italy's biggest island, Sicily, has a rich and diverse cuisine, much like its geography and culture. Situated at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Sicily has been shaped by centuries of foreign rule and trade, resulting in a unique blend of flavors, ingredients, and cooking techniques, making it a culinary destination from professional chefs and kitchen connoisseurs to curious foodies and cultural junkies.
This delicious and healthy Mediterranean dip that can be assembled right before your next dinner party or for a quick weekend dinner with family. You’ll need your favorite olive oil, sun dried tomatoes, olives, pine nuts (or walnuts) basil, Parmesan cheese, and of course lots of bread for dipping.
Dive into homemade pizza making with a touch of Frank Occhino's magic. Whether you're cooking leisurely or in a hurry, our two dough recipes have you covered: from a slow-fermented dough for depth of flavor to a quick and convenient version. Simple, fresh, and delicious—let's make pizza, gratsi style. Ready, set,...
This dinner recipe is simple, delicious, and nutritious. Sear the meat and slow cook in your Dutch oven while you’re out running errands. Serve over pasta and top with a spoonful of shiitake mushrooms.
Cold winter nights call for a warm bowl of stew and a slice of crusty sourdough bread. Try this roasted Veggie Chicken Chili and I promise it will become one of your favorites!
Packed with carrots, sweet potato, and cauliflower, this chili is rich in fiber and immune-boosting nutrients. Use your leftover roasted chicken or pick up a roasted chicken at your local natural foods market.
Easily reachable by train from all major Italian cities, the Cinque Terre makes the perfect getaway all year round, from long summer months spent at sea to chillier, blue-skied winter days. If you're planning a trip or simply curious, let's look at what each sleepy village has to offer.
I like to prepare this over the weekend and then reheat it during the week when life gets crazy. The beans, potato, and Parmesan make this a hearty meatless meal. If you still feel like you need a little extra, serve with turkey or chicken sausage. Don’t forget the warm, crusty bread!