Mad & Delicacy Italian recipes

Mad & Delicacy Italian recipes

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The genius thing about this Pistachio Ice Cream with Espresso Coffee is that you need no longer than 5 minutes to prepare this impressive dessert.The...

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This year we would like to celebrate the 21st of March, known as the Tiramisú day. By celebrating the first day of spring, we will add a...

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Homemade Spaghetti alla Chitarra. This variety of fresh egg pasta is typical of the Abruzzo region (Centre of Italy). The Spaghetti are particularly...

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How to make the Spaghetti alla Chitarra with guitar tool - . ✨✨Thanks to @tavolacalda for showing us how to make this fresh...

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This Schiacciata Dolce, called Schiacciata Fiorentina, is a typical cake from Florence. It is very popular and appreciated during the Carnival...

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Sometimes we like to experiment new dishes and new pairings. This is exactly like the following recipe. In Denmark, the season of fresh lumpfish roe...

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When spring is in the air, treat yourself with this soft ricotta mousse and strawberry sauce. Light and delicate, this recipe doesn’t require any...

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Pasta and Beans, or “Pasta e fagioli“,  is a traditional Italian peasant dish of which there are different regional variations, but this one...

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This milk slices send me back in time when I was a schoolgirl and my mum stuffed a so called “Merendina” in my backpack. In Italy it is very...

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The Lupi Reali Appassimento is a Montepulciano-based red wine from the Italian region Abruzzo. The use of the appassimento process...

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With this week’s post we want you to enhance your dining experience by pairing a perfect wine to the recipe we will be presenting.Pasta with extra...

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We are always in trouble when it comes to finding a cauliflower recipe to serve to our children. After many failed attempts to prepare it mashed,...

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This month’s first recipe is an intriguing soup: the slightly sweet flavour of apples and chestnuts mixed with the taste of lentils will win you...

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The All Souls’s day is a Catholic festivity occurring on November 2nd, right after All Saints’ Day. Processions and recurrences...

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Spinach is available year round but in this period you find the fall variety characterised by more succulent leaves. Spinach is a good reservoir of...

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The sweet taste and intense and aromatic flavour the Chanterelle mushrooms (Finferli or Gallinacci in Italian) give off during cooking make them...

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These last minute canapés are perfect to start an end-of-summer party. By using seasonal figs (black or green equally match well for these canapés)...

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Plum Gnocchi are one of those dishes featuring the culinary tradition in Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italian Northeastern region). These Gnocchi...

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In southern Italy, many traditional recipes, especially those originating from the countryside, are topped with a homemade crispy crumb bread. This...

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The key of this easy tart is to use ripe and juicy summer peaches and fresh mint. This cake is delicious on its own but also pairs well with a spoon...

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The cannoli are one of the most popular Sicilian and Italian desserts in the world. They are made by a crunchy and slightly sweetened envelope filled...

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Our last suggestion for a summer meal is the stuffed Piadina. It’s a typical and traditional flat bread of Romagna, the eastern area of the...

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The Italian Sgroppino is an alcohol and lemon ice cream based drink typical in Veneto. This is a perfect treat to serve between...

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It’s time to go on holidays! And therefore, for this reason, the recipes we are going to present from now till the end of July are very simple,...

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The espresso coffee with almond milk syrup is a refreshing iced coffee native to Salento, the most Southern area of the Apulia region....

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Hi everyone, today we are sharing two extremely simple popsicles recipes made from fresh fruit with you all. They’re the perfect treat for the...

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Summer is around the corner, and so is the dreaded bikini test ;-)).  Taking advantage of the fact that my children are in a field trip, my...

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The Apulia cuisine, inspired by the Mediterranean diet, features a lot of fresh and local herbs, vegetables, fruits, contains a moderate amount of...

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This week we wanted to make a sweet treat and we started thinking about what is served in Italy in summer time. We both came to the conclusion that...

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Tagliatelle with wild garlic: a suggestion for your next recipe...but first you have to go hiking and pick up this miraculous mountain...

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These green shoots grow in Italy, from Central to the South. These vegetables are known with different names: lischi in Romagna region, roscano in...

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Are you looking for a good snack.... take a look here ;-)   INGREDIENTS for 6-8 servings: 4 large eggs, room temperature150 g  (5 oz)...

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Our dear friends Claudia and Chiara shared this tasty, robust and traditional recipe from Umbria, a region of central Italy with us.The name of this...

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This week, together with our kids, we had so much fun preparing an unusual mix of vegetables and nuts. So why don’t we share the...

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To make this healthy and tasty dish we drew inspiration from the Diet Mediterranean guidelines, combining legumes, fish and herbs. We easily found...

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This is a quick and traditional recipe from Puglia – Apulia, Southern Italy. If you are eager to learn more about this region, have a look...

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Tiramisu’ is the most famous Italian dessert and today is that day of the year where everyone is allowed to prepare it and eat it, without...

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In this recipe you’ll have a well balanced combination of different tastes, starting from the salty flavour of the parmesan cheese, passing...

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These biscuits are a traditional goodness from Ceglie Messapica, a small town in Itria Valley (Upper Salento) –...

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This dish, healthy and nutritious, is a good weeknight meal as well as a home-made food to share with friends during a picnic. And a piece of advice:...

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This traditional Sicilian recipe is contained in a cookbook that Nonna Teresa, the granny of our friend Matteo Fantacchiotti  wrote to...

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Today is Shrove Tuesday and almost all the cities in Italy are invaded with colourful and cheerful masks, getting ready to celebrate the last day of...

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When I was a child, Carnival was the funniest period of the year. I remember that the excitement for Carnival started already in January when my Mom...

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This risotto is made with two products from Calabria, a region in Southern Italy: the bergamot whose taste is less sour...

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To prepare this traditional Sicilian cake we used Sanguinello blood oranges (a type of blood oranges), which come...

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An Italian traditional small chocolate pralines from Umbria, a beautiful region Central Italy. Literally meaning kisses, these pralines are usually...

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The best way to avoid the Christmas shopping frenzy is to be at home baking our hazelnuts cake with your children … and do not forget to play...

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    The black cabbage is a vegetable rich of antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. Therefore, this weekly recipe is not only...

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We are delighted to present our first recipes collection: “An Italian Christmas on your table”You can now find the e-book  or the...

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This week we present two recipes that will be prepared with two culinary excellences from North Italy: the Radicchio rosso tardivo di Treviso and the...

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Perk up your lazy Monday with El Bicerin (which means small glass in Italian dialect). This is a drink born in Turin in the 18th century,...

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The fennel and orange salad is a traditional Sicilian recipe. It’s a very light and easy recipe, and a good result is only due to the freshness...

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The main feature of this chocolate cake is a creamy inside covered by a crunchy outside. Tenerina is a traditional dessert from Ferrara, a...

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These pumpkin gnocchi are served with a simple sage butter sauce which enhances the sweet taste of the pumpkin. We used...

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Autumn is coming and it calls for cosy moments with your friends and family, sharing a warm and convivial food. This pasta al coccio is a...

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Today we baked a traditional Tuscan recipe: la torta della nonna. It’s a scrumptious, and at the same time, delicate tart filled with lemon...

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Looking for an original way to use fresh chard in your cooking?   The shape of paccheri pasta, like a hollow tube, is perfect to be filled...

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Despite its controversial origin (Croatia? Venetian Laguna? Trieste?), “Scampi alla busara” is nowadays one of the most appreciated...

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This very tasty dish is easy and quick to prepare and it will surprise your guests with its colors. The black pasta (we found it at the Eataly...

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Only few ingredients to make this traditional recipes from Sicily, Southern of Italy. Caponata is a Mediterranean dish tasty and fresh! Every area...

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Today we baked these easy-to make- biscuits. They’ve been literally devoured in a blink of an eye; we could barely shoot the photos! So why not...

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Italians are the best consumers of pasta in the world,  approximately a yearly amount of twenty-five kilos per person. Pasta is the heart of the...

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Semifreddo is an Italian classic cake wich, as the name suggests, is a partially frozen cake. This dessert combines the richness of ice cream, the...

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Cooking in salt is a simple and healthy way to prepare fish and shellfish, but also meat and vegetables. We will show you how to bake in salt the sea...

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Today we give you a very tasty and lovely cake. The bottom layer is made of pasta frolla (similar to shortbread), the filling is a delicious cream...

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This zucchini salad is an extremely healthy and refreshing dish during a hot summer, not to mention the ease in preparing it.   INGREDIENTS...

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