Fillo pockets with radicchio, cheese and pears

Taschine di fillo con radicchio, provola e pere Fillo pastry is a kind of “not when I am in the rush” thing, but with a few tricks you can have delicious bites in a relatively short time. Here are my “tricks”: 1) spray oil instead of brushing butter on each sheet (which also makes your…

Prune bites

Prunes and prosciutto or bacon is a well known and appreciated combination. In this recipe it is made even more interesting and delicious by the presence of the orange zest and black tea (recipe taken from my precious collection of Sale&Pepe). I served them as an appetizer for the Easter lunch with my husband’s parents…

Schiacciatina with potatoes

Fast and cheap it doesn’t mean in any way less tasty or less healthy. Well, this is probably the philosophy of Italian cooking, think at how tasty, nutritious, and cheap is a homemade dish of pasta… Potatoes, olive oil, flour and water, are the simple ingredients that allow you to easily prepare this beautiful appetizer…