Easter Recipe: Casatiello

Easter Sunday is exactly 10 days away!  In Naples, Italy, several specific dishes are prepared for the celebration that is considered as important, if not MORE important than Christmas.  Following the 40 days of Lent - a period when the consumption of many different foods (notably meat, fats, dairy etc.) is prohibited - Easter Sunday … Continue reading Easter Recipe: Casatiello

Panzanella Salad with octopus recipe

Panzanella is a traditional summer salad originating from Tuscany.  Not only is it a refreshing side dish or meal on a warm sunny day, but it is also a great way to make use of any stale bread you may have left over in your kitchen.  Nothing goes to waste in our house!  After all, … Continue reading Panzanella Salad with octopus recipe