My Nana's Sicilian fig cookies aka 'cuccidati' - a typical recipe we make at Christmas time

Sicilian Fig Cookies (aka 'cuciddati') are a typical christmas treat in my family. They're made by creating a shortbread dough and filling it with a sweet mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and citrus juice.

Perfect for winter or summer, Minestrone alla Genovese is a heartwarming, flavor-packed soup with one special secret ingredient.

Winter is the perfect time for this heartwarming, classic Italian dish: vegetable minestrone alla Genovese. If you've grown up in an Italian family, you’ve probably heard of the word 'minestrone' before.

A simple yet delicous walnut pesto that goes great with pasta or on toasted bread. This is a typical recipe of Genoa, Italy.

Creamy Walnut Sauce

This creamy walnut sauce typical of Liguria is made by blending walnuts, garlic, cheese and milk into a rich sauce that goes great with fresh, chard filled pasta.

Have leftover panettone? Don't let it go to waste with these 6 easy and delicious ideas for using your Italian christmas cake

6 Ways to Use Leftover Panettone

Have leftover panettone? Don't let it go to waste with these 6 easy and delicious ideas for using your Italian christmas cake

CREAMY WALNUT SAUCE This creamy walnut pesto (called 'salsa alle noci'), is a typical sauce made in Liguria served on chard-stuffed pasta called 'pansotti'.

This creamy walnut sauce typical of Liguria is made by blending walnuts, garlic, cheese and milk into a rich sauce that goes great with fresh, chard filled pasta.

Mortadella Nuggets with a Balsamic Dipping Sauce

Mortadella Nuggets with a Balsamic Dipping Sauce

Bolognese Ragù {Anna Maria’s Secret Recipe}

Authentic recipe for Bolognese Ragù courtesy of Anna Maria Monari from Trattoria Anna Maria in Bologna.

Cannellini and Spigarello Ragù over Polenta

Cannellini and Spigarello Ragù over Polenta

Fried Green Tomato Spaghetti

Fried Green Tomato Spaghetti: a cross between my southern and Italain roots.

Asparagus & Mortadella Pie - Italian version of quiche lorraine!

Asparagus and Mortadella Pie

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