Cucumber Fruit Salad

Soon the hot summer air will be filled with the smells of bar-b-ques and the sounds of pool parties. And all around the Valley, towns and cities will be hosting celebrations and firework shows. Yes, it is almost Independence Day! What a wonderful time to spend with...

Lasagna Calabrese

This hearty baked pasta dish from Southern Italy with bolognese and Besciamelle sauce plus meat balls and hard boiled eggs, it is sure to dazzle and please.     INGREDIENTS FOR 6 TO 8 PEOPLE 1 pound lasagna sheet Bolognese sauce Besciamelle sauce Mini...

Le Chiacchere

Le Chiacchere or “the chatterers” are a traditional Italian dessert for the Holidays. These pieces of fried sweet dough crunch in your mouth. So while you may be enjoying yourself too much to speak, they will tell your friends and family for you how much...

Pappardelle al Tartufo

Is there any aroma as delightful as truffle? Fall is truffle season in Northern Italy. Regions such as Piedmont and Tuscany host festivals celebrating the tartufo bianco or white truffle, which is a native favorite. Truffles are perfect for fall and winter dining....

Perfecto Pizza Recipe

I passionately believe that the best food in the world is simple. Made from a handful of quality ingredients and shaped by experienced hands to make a meal that stays with you long after the last bite. Neapolitan pizza is the perfect example of simple, well-made food....