italian cooking

  1. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Traditional Doughnut-Shaped Red Wine Biscuits

    Makes about 15 biscuits | Preparation time: 15 mins | Cooking time 25-30 mins Plain flour: 500 g Sugar: 180 g Red wine: 125 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO): 125 ml Baking soda: ½ tsp A pinch of salt Method Pre-heat the oven at 250°C. Sift the flour and set it aside. Mix the oil with the...
  2. Pettole - Christmas Fritters from Apulia.jpg

    Pettole - Christmas Fritters from Apulia.jpg

    My father’s family is from Apulia, a region in the South of Italy, and so following the Apulian tradition Christmas time was always celebrated with the preparation of these scrummy and versatile fritters with a are these savoury ones with anchovies
  3. Buckwheat Pizzoccheri from Valtellina.jpeg

    Buckwheat Pizzoccheri from Valtellina.jpeg

  4. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Chestnut Barley Soup

    Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 15 mins | Cooking time: 50 mins Barley: 100 g Vegetable broth: 1 l Chestnuts, boiled: 10 Potatoes: 1 Onions, white: 1 Bay leaf: 1 leaf Rosemary: 1 sprig Butter, unsalted: 1 tsp Nutmeg: ½ tsp Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO): to taste Salt and pepper: to taste...
  5. Tagliatelle con ragu bolognese.jpg

    Tagliatelle con ragu bolognese.jpg

  6. Ribollita Tuscan Soup.jpeg

    Ribollita Tuscan Soup.jpeg

  7. Cavolo nero.jpeg

    Cavolo nero.jpeg

  8. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Apulian Taralli

    Taralli or tarallucci are savoury snacks made with unleavened dough. They are found throughout the South of Italy, and there are different version of this recipe for Campania, Sicily, Calabria, Basilicata and Molise – but originally the Taralli are from Apulia. Most commonly, the taralli are...
  9. Taralli Pugliesi.jpeg

    Taralli Pugliesi.jpeg

  10. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Homemade Nutella

    Makes: 200 ml | Preparation time: 25 mins Hazelnuts, peeled: 150 g Icing sugar: 70 g Dark chocolate or milk chocolate: 50 g Cocoa powder, unsweetened: 30 g Peanut oil: 2 tbsp A pinch of salt Method Melt the chocolate in a saucepan, adding a bit of water. Use a food processor to blend the...
  11. Baked Panzerotti.jpg

    Baked Panzerotti.jpg

    Half-way between a calzone and a dumpling, panzerotti are perhaps the most famous street food in Italy. They can be baked or fried, and with a wide array of fillings, but the most common version is the one we present you in this recipe – mozzarella, tomato sauce and basil leaves.
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