Bruschetta (to the English-speaking world) is toasted bread with a topping, and a splash of olive oil. Toast is taken seriously in Italy, and the result is a healthy but super-quick lunch. Continue reading
The recipe for these rice stuffed tomatoes with potatoes comes from Signora Bucca, the mother of “mi amor”. She is one of Italy’s finest, unrecognised cooks. Preparing the same dish as your boyfriend’s mother can be risky, however this recipe is fail-safe.
This dish is based on a famous Tuscan dish, “Fagiolo all’Uccelletto”, which directly translated means, “Beans the Bird’s Way”. No one knows exactly why it’s called that… but we invite you to post your hypotheses in the comments below. Continue reading