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Traditional Italian Octopus and Potato Salad (Insalata di polipo e patate)

Do you ever wonder how does traditional Italian octopus and potato salad taste like? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Well, I can describe it as tender, juicy octopus with firm potatoes, garnished with fresh parsley, chopped onion, and extra virgin olive oil.

Sounds good, right?! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I love to prepare this salad because it’s easy and simple and super delicious. It stores well in the fridge and you can make it all year round.

You can make it too! So, lets start!

How to make Lamingtons

I remember making Lamingtons when I was a child. Didn’t know it was a famous Australian dessert back then. It was a cake I was making with my sisters while messing up the whole kitchen counter with coconut spilling all over.

For years it was a staple dessert we would make. I guess we loved the coconut and chocolate combo and how simple it was to make it.

I still love the Lamingtons for the same reason. ๐Ÿ™‚

Easy Italian Butter Cookies (12 kinds – same dough!)

Let’s talk about Italian butter cookies. What’s there to say apart from that they are so easy and so much fun to make.

You only need 4 basic ingredients and some yummy decorations and you can make a whole bunch of these incredible butter biscuits.

Kids would love to make them too. So if you are looking for a recipe that is kid-friendly, look no further. ๐Ÿ™‚

Easy Chicken in White Wine Sauce (no cream)

This amazing recipe for chicken in white wine sauce will change your chicken breast cooking game. Forever! ๐Ÿ˜‰

One bite into this chicken and will you become addicted. I guarantee it, I swear by it, as I have tested it on so many of my friends and family members. Trust me! Give it a try!

To make this easy chicken in white wine sauce you do not need to have a slow cooker or instant pot, you can make it in your regular frying pan in 15 minutes.

You know already that I’m all about easy recipes, few ingredients, and short cooking/baking time. This is one of those recipes too.

However, don’t be mistaken to think that if something is so simple it cant be delicious.

This chicken in white wine sauce is a low-fat and dairy-free dish and keto-friendly.

Easy Parmesan Au Gratin Broccoli Recipe (Italian style)

We are always looking for easy side dishes we can prepare fast and this parmesan au gratin broccoli is definitely one of the amazing savory ones. Crunchy, salty crust with creamy broccoli is marriage made in heaven! ๐Ÿ™‚

Broccoli is the vegetable we love to eat. I saw that this dish some people call broccoli gratin or some au gratin broccoli.

Sounds the same, right! ๐Ÿ™‚

How to make Italian bread crumbs mix (at home)

Are you looking for a way to make Italian bread crumbs from scratch? Then you are in the right place!

Let us start by explaining what are Italian bread crumbs and what are they made of.

The bread crumbs are considered one of the staples in Italian cuisine. We use it in so many dishes that’s it’s almost impossible to make some meals without it.

Even though you can buy breadcrumbs, in Italy women often make their own from dried old bread.

How to make crusty Italian bread at home

What’s the first picture that comes to your mind when somebody says; Rustic, crusty Italian bread with creamy goat cheese and roasted cherry tomatoes, garnished with fresh basil?

Well, just the thought alone waters my mouth ready to have a bite.

But to have that yummy base, we need to make the bread, right?!

Easy Vegan Potato Leek soup (with homemade croutons)

As the days are becoming cooler we’re looking for food that will comfort us in cold weather, this super easy vegan potato leek soup will give you the nutrients and the health boost with every spoon.

Learn how to make this season with only 4 ingredients

As a bonus you will top it with homemade croutons.

The best recipes for vegan potato leek soup are usually the most simple ones. Made from scratch and fresh ingredients. Its perfect creamy texture without added cream will surprise your palate.

Creamy Leek and smoked bacon pasta

I’m always in search of the meals that bring a smile to our faces and this leek and smoked bacon pasta is definitely one of those dishes.

If you are looking for a fast dinner idea, this is the one you can make in 15 to 20 minutes.

With only three ingredients, leek, bacon, and cream, you will make a deliciously gratifying sauce. All you need is to choose the pasta of your preference.

How to Make Spaghetti and Meatballs

There are so many Italian dishes that have become very popular all over the world, and many just like spaghetti and meatballs have become a combination of two famous Italian dishes.

For so many in the USA, they are a synonym for comfort food.

This Italo-American dish after it’s success in the States has taken its journey in winning over new fans in the old continent.

Perhaps this is something that your mom would make for you when you were little. A generation passes, but the spaghetti with meatballs remains as one of the staple dishes, perhaps tweaked with your special spices like peperoncini or some family secret ingredient. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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