Tag Archive: primi

Rigatoni alla Puttanesca

Here’s a classic Italian sauce, the puttanesca. It’s supposed to have anchovies, but to be honest I think it tastes better without them anyway, with a little extra olives and capers instead. It’s… Continue reading

Potato Baguette

This sounds extremely wierd and incredibly strange, but don’t worry, I promise you it’s a great sandwich that only requires leftovers and takes 2 minutes to prepare. I don’t know what led me… Continue reading

Caribbean Sugo

An old trick I always used back when I wasn’t vegan and I had to feed a lot of my hungry friends was to make a regular sugo and then make it twice… Continue reading

Pumpkin and Porcini Risotto

Ever since my siblings and I were kids, this was one of those meals that would make us run down to lunch screaming our heads off in joy. My mum’s been making this… Continue reading

Lemon Basil Risotto

This recipe has a very particular and strong taste, which basically means that if you like lemon, you’ll love it. Unfortunately, if you don’t like lemon all that much, there’s a chance you… Continue reading

Pesto di Olive

This pasta is pretty simple to make, doesn’t take too long, and tastes absolutely insane. The color might look a bit weird, but don’t worry, I assure you that the taste more than… Continue reading

Umbricelli al Sugo

In most Italian households, sugo al pomodoro, or just sugo, is the standard sauce for pasta. When the cook has had a bad day, or a lazy day, it’s always pasta al sugo… Continue reading

Tomato and Avocado Ciabatta

This was probably one of my most successful experiments. I have been desperately trying to think of some kind of vegan version of the classic italian┬ápanino, which is one of my favorite Italian… Continue reading

Aubergine and Mushroom Risotto

There’s one Italian food that I think is quite underrated in the rest of the world. It’s risotto. It isn’t bound to turn up in any Italian restaurant abroad, like pasta is, and… Continue reading

Mushroom, Cherry Tomato, and Coconut Milk Pasta

Of all the pastas I’ve been experimenting with, this one I was particularly satisfied with. I picked up the ingredients in about 30 seconds and paid close to nothing, and then started making… Continue reading

Mushroom and Tofu Pasta

This pasta is absolutely delicious, and is quite original as well. While it’s hard for pasta to become too repetitive in the first place, throwing in a sauce like this one now and… Continue reading

Pesto alla Genovese

This classic pesto is probably one of my all time favorite pasta recipes. The first time I tried it, when I was just a little kid, I immediately threw a tantrum upon seeing… Continue reading