Italian

Appetizer, dinner, eggplant, entree, healthy, Italian, melanzane, mozzarella, parmigiana, vegetarian

Traditional Italian Eggplant alla Parmigiana

Looking for something delicious, vegetarian, wholesome and oh-so Italian to cook?!? You’ve come to the right place If you are you looking for a vegetarian dish that is quick enough to make and feed your family in the next hour, healthy enough that it provides a wholesome and balanced meal, and delicious enough that your kids are not […]

Appetizer, eggplant, Italian, millesima, parmigiana, party, wine

Cooking with Manuela: Eggplant Parmesan Bites

If you like eggplant parmesan you are going to enjoy what I’ve created for you today. This dish combines the same ingredients and flavors of the traditional Italian melanzane alla parmigiana but in a fun and party-friendly format that I’m sure you are going to love.  And what’s not to love about extra crispy-on-the-outside eggplant slices, filled with […]

Bolognese, Eattiamo, food delivery, giveaway, Italian, meat, ragu, sauce

Tagliatelle Pasta with Ragu’ alla Bolognese

Try this hearty and traditional Italian bolognese sauce over your favorite pasta This post is brought to you in collaboration with Eattiamo. All opinions are mine! 🎉It’s GIVEAWAY Time🎉I’m so excited to share this post with you. Today I’ve teamed up with Eattiamo.com to give TWO lucky winners one of their amazing subscription boxes! Check out my […]

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Traditional Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes and Green Beans

This traditional pasta with green beans, potatoes and pesto sauce is the perfectly delicious one-pot, one-dish dinner that’s ready in about 20 minutes This is a sponsored post written by me in collaboration with Alessi Foods. Opinions, recipe and text are all mine. Here is one of my all-time favorites, easy and quick dinner recipes. […]

carnival, dessert, doughnut, fried, frittelle, Italian, ricotta cheese, zeppole

Cooking with Manuela: Italian Zeppole with Ricotta

Let’s celebrate the last day of Carnival with these soft and perfectly sweet Italian fried doughnuts made with ricotta cheese and infused with hint of orange aroma Just in time for Mardi Gras! I present you with these Italian zeppole – golden and delicate doughnuts made with ricotta cheese and a dash of orange zest. This […]

blue plate, burrata, dinner, entree, flatbread, Italian, italian recipe, pan, piadina, pizza, plate, prosciutto, Tuxton

How to Make Italian Piadina (Flat bread)

Nothing like a soft and scrumptious piadina bread filled with Italian prosciutto, creamy burrata cheese and more fresh ingredients to make it a lunch to remember  This post is written in collaboration with Tuxton Home. All opinions are mine alone. What’s wrong with me that I’ve never shared this recipe before?! It’s really unbelievable given that I make piadine […]

carnival, dessert, doughnut, fried, frittelle, Italian

Cooking with Manuela: Classic Italian Frittelle

Get ready for this year Carnival celebration  with these irresistible soft fried dough bursting with sweet raisins  I know you want it.And I bet when you try this recipe, you can’t eat only ONE! These frittelle are simply irresistible. Soft on the inside and perfectly crispy on the outside. Sweetened with flavorful raisins and orange zest. Fried to […]

Cookies, cream, dessert, Italian, pastry, puff pastry

Italian Cream Stuffed Cannoncini (Puff Pastry Horns)

Crispy and buttery puff pastry cannoncini (horns) filled with velvety and rich custard cream I want to start the new year with something special. Something Italian. Something that I simply looove. Something that is … what’s the right word?!?… DESSERT of course!! And I don’t mean any random dessert but a crispy and buttery puff pastry […]