Category: Italian

Arancini (Italian Fried Rice Balls)

Arancini (Italian Fried Rice Balls) First time I know this Italian fried rice ball was from the famous American series “Desperate Housewives”. A character Angie was an Italian and loves to cook. Then I wanted to know what kind of dish is it. I found also arancini when I travel to Italy and I like Read More …

Pasta Salad with Tuna and Ham

Pasta Salad with Tuna and Ham In hot summer days I prefer to cook as simple as possible. I avoid to turn on my stove for longer time to prevent heat inside the house. This is one of people’s favorite summer dish : pasta salad and it would be served cold. We just need to Read More …

Roasted Vegetables Risotto

Roasted Vegetables Risotto I was inspired from an italian restaurant near my house, they have a delicious vegetable risotto dish, they use fresh vegetables depends on the season. I have shared my Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables and have promised to share my risotto recipe using these vegetables. I like to use chicken stock for risotto dishes, Read More …

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna BologneseThis is one of classic Italian dishes and also Garfield’s most favorite food ever!Lasagna is flat pasta sheet, nowadays we can buy “no precook” dried lasagna in almost every grocery stores. “No precook” means we don’t have to boil them first before baking them, read first the instruction to know whether it should be Read More …

Fettuccine with Salmon and Zucchini in Creamy Sauce

Fettuccine with Salmon and Zucchini in Creamy SauceThis is my another simple pasta recipe. I combined salmon and zucchini in creamy sauce. It’s easy, healthy and tasty! 😉  Fettucinne with Salmon and Zucchini in Creamy SauceServe : 2Ingredients :200 gr dried fettuccine200 gr salmon fillet (without skin), cut into bite size pieces100 gr zucchini, cut Read More …

Spaghetti Frutti di Mare

Spaghetti Frutti di MareI use my homemade Neapolitan Sauce for making this tasty spaghetti dish, Spaghetti Frutti di Mare, which means spaghetti with seafood. It’s also a common dish in italian cuisine. Frozen mixed seafood could be found almost in all supermarkets. Spaghetti Frutti di MareServe : 2Ingredients :200 gr dried spaghetti3 tbsp olive oil2 Read More …

Neapolitan Sauce

Neapolitan SauceI love pasta with tomato sauce, and I make it my own tomato sauce which is popular as “Neapolitan sauce” or “Napoli Sauce”, in America it is commonly called as “Marinara Sauce” (marinara : marine). This sauce comes originally from Naples (italian : Napoli), one of large cities in Italy. Neapolitan sauce mainly contains Read More …

Penne with BBQ Pork Ribs

Penne with BBQ Pork Ribs I had leftover BBQ Pork Ribs, so why I don’t use it for delicious pasta dish? Penne in cream based sauce with BBQ taste. Penne could be substituted with another pasta form like fusili, rigatoni or farfalle. Penne with BBQ Pork RibsServe : 2Ingredients :200 gr dried penne2 cloves garlic, Read More …

Green Asparagus Risotto

Green Asparagus RisottoI had leftover green asparagus yesterday and why am I not making a simple asparagus dish. I was craving for risotto so I decided to combine these green asparagus with risotto, of course with a lot of Parmesan to make it “cheesy”, I love it! This healthy dish is also suitable for vegetarians, Read More …

Penne with Tuna and Corn

Penne with Tuna and CornMy first post in 2016! But this was an old recipe stock, I created this penne recipe about a month ago. A combination of saltiness from the Parmesan and tuna with the sweetness from the corn are blended together into a dish of pasta. Yummy! Quick and simple, try this recipe Read More …