Category: World Food

sausage and mushroom pasta on a white plate
Dinner, World Food

Tagliatelle Pasta with Mushrooms and Sausage

This recipe comes from Cook Italy, where i had the opportunity to learn to make two different pasta dishes from Carmelita. This sausage and mushroom pasta served with freshly made tagliatelle was divine! Be sure to try this butternut squash pasta or farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham, too. The tagliatelle pasta for this recipe […]

polenta with ragu
Dinner, World Food

Creamy Polenta Recipe Served up Three Ways

This classic polenta recipe can be served straight out of the pot as a creamy polenta recipe, or used to make fried or grilled polenta. It would be excellent served with this hueveos rancheros recipe! What is polenta? Now, don’t be worried if you don’t know! I had never heard of polenta until I married […]

huevos rancheros
Breakfast, World Food

Try this Easy Huevos Rancheros Recipe for Breakfast

A favorite dish in Mexico, this huevos rancheros recipe– or rancher’s eggs — is common fare in many Mexican food restaurants. At its most basic, it’s a fried egg served in a tortilla, but the toppings make each plate unique! Check out these other breakfast recipes, too! Making this easy huevos rancheros recipe This traditional […]

gnocchi in a bowl
Dinner, World Food

42+ Delicious Italian Recipes to Savor at Home

When you can’t get to Italy, bring the flavor of your favorite destination home with these tasty Italian recipes! From savory meals to indulgent desserts, you’ll find something here to make your taste buds swoon. Vino rosa optional. Heading to Italy? Check out 30 things to know before you go. Italian recipes for your table […]

easy adobo chicken on a rectangular white plate
Dinner, World Food

How to Make Adobo Chicken at Home in the Instant Pot

The unofficial “official” dish of the Philippines, meat stewed in an adobo sauce is tender and flavorful. This easy adobo chicken recipe uses chicken thighs and comes together quickly in an Instant Pot. Love your Instant Pot? Be sure to try these easy Thai peanut noodles! The lemon juice and vinegar give this dish a […]

farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham on a white plate
Dinner, World Food

Italian Farfalle Pasta (Bowtie Pasta) with Zucchini and Ham

This farfalle pasta topped with a light zucchini and ham “condimento” is a delicious recipe straight from Italy, courtesy of Carmelita at Cook Italy and is shared with permission. A half-day cooking class with Carmelita introduced us to the possibilities in Bologna. And by that I mean the fresh possibilities. Before we even began cooking, […]

Dinner, Travel, World Food

How to Make Italian Pasta from Scratch

Making homemade pasta from scratch results in a far superior meal. Shape this Italian pasta dough recipe as farfalle, tagliatelle, or use the pasta sheets in homemade lasagna.  Check out these 30 things to know when visiting Italy, too! Semolina is the flour of choice for making the best pasta noodles, right? Well, talk to […]

salami in Italy
Travel, World Food

A Quick Guide to Food in Italy: What to Expect

In the end, one of our biggest takeaways from Italy was something that we’ve come to know right at home: Food matters. Food in Italy takes center stage, and eating in Italy will make you wonder at the standard American diet. Check out these 30 things to know when visiting Italy, too! Certainly my family is […]