Primo – Rice & Pasta


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. 😉

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola (blue cheese)

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola will become your signature dish

We all know how often we are in the race with the time, Lunch and dinner times become rushed by so many things and we are always looking for those magic recipes that we prepare fast like a super human. Gnocchi with Gorgonzola will become revelation to you

I have learned how to make this gnocchi with Gorgonzola recipe just few months ago, and since then I have made it many times. Having a bag of gnocchi in the fridge like an emergency dinner, in case of lack of idea or just when I’m running short of time, has been such a relief. I would serve some fresh green salad, grilled veggies or after some cold cuts.

Broccoli & sausage pasta

Broccoli is such a great vegetable. I just love it’s juicy trunk and flower full top. What I also like it’s how you can combine it in so many ways, never getting bored. One of the Italian traditional pasta recipes is for sure broccoli & sausage pasta

The combination of Italian fresh sausage and juicy broccoli is just delightful. Recipe for making broccoli and sausage pasta is easy to follow and for sure once you make it, this will become one of you fast Italian dinners that has all the ingredients needed – protein (both in sausage and broccoli), fiber from broccoli and carbs from pasta.

Italian Minestrone Soup

Make Italian Minestrone soup in 4 easy steps

After a holiday season as a great cleansing for your body or during the flue period I just love to prepare this delicious Italian minestrone soup. Its full of vitamins and minerals our body craves in winter time.

What I love about it is that you can make it in short time and if you want, you can also add some bacon or small shape pasta in order to make it more filling.

Vegetarian pasta with broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts

For sure this is the best Vegetarian pasta with broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts you have tasted this year! 🙂

The other day I was going through a magazine and have found this recipe of vegetarian pasta with broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel sprouts. 3 sister vegetables combined together with Orecchiette pasta (to me this pasta looks more like little hats) made our delicious dinner.

Typically I would never combine all these ingredients myself, but once I have made the recipe my boyfriend loved it and I had to share it with my tribe.

Spaghetti with capers and caramelized onions

Italian Spaghetti with capers and caramelized onions

is the recipe I have found in one magazine and immediately wanted to make it. I was curious how would onions and spaghetti taste together and I can just say you need to make this recipe. 🙂

I love the simplicity of ingredients and the rich flavor they give at the same time.

Risotto with mushrooms – delicious Italian recipe your family will love

Risotto with mushrooms
ingredients for my creamy risotto with mushrooms

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Risotto with Mushrooms?

I think about aroma that fills my kitchen, full of salty bacon and the earthy mushrooms. 🙂 Risotto with mushrooms fills every corner of my kitchen….and I love it.

Maybe thats just me, but smells that fill my home when I’m cooking are like perfume for me.

Needless to say that I have my several important “ingredients” when I’m cooking. Food, light music in the background and occasional glass of wine.

Today I’m going to teach you how to make the creamiest risotto with mushrooms you have ever tasted.

Tortellini with Sage and butter – dinner done in 10 minutes

Tortellini with sage and butter might be just one of your fastest dinner to make.

Obviously we are talking here about purchased ones and not made from scratch. If you would like to learn how to make homemade tortellini and their fillings I will for sure make another post. There are many kinds and sizes of tortellini and how you prepare them too. For example mini tortellini are used in soups instead of pasta while the bigger ones are used for meal of its self.

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