What is the secret of happiness? Great food of course or today I would actually say.. great pizza! Being Italian I absolutely love pizza: every week I make my own, the children love it and for a fraction of the price of what you would pay in a pizzeria we are all satisfied and full… Continue reading Homemade “pizzeria style” pizza – Testing Optima Napoli Pizza Express oven
Pizzette fritte! Neapolitan Fried Pizza
Oh my goodness these fried pizzas are incredible! I remember when my friend Maria from Naples used to make them as nibbles for dinner parties or even just as a treat for the family. In the space of 15 minutes there were none left! They certainly make the perfect super tasty finger food to go… Continue reading Pizzette fritte! Neapolitan Fried Pizza
The European Pizza and Pasta show in London
I was in London this week for the European pizza and pasta show: an interesting exhibition where you can find anything concerning pizza and pasta. I was there because I am the Italian food ambassador for the UK for “I love Italian food”, a non-profit Italian organisation who promotes genuine Italian food around the world.… Continue reading The European Pizza and Pasta show in London
Organic sourdough pizza at Pizzeria Alice in London
Let me tell you where you can eat a superb quality pizza in London. This place has a curious name: “Pizzeria Radio Alice”, named after an Italian pirate radio station and founded by two brothers Matteo and Salvatore with their friend Emma. Their pizza recipe comes from Bologna from their popular pizzerias named “Berbere”. They… Continue reading Organic sourdough pizza at Pizzeria Alice in London
Pizza with Kamut Khorasan: light, nutritious and easy to digest
talians who emigrated from Italy 30 or 50 years ago will find that, culinary speaking, many things have changed. Yes Italians still love their spaghetti, cannelloni and pizza but they make their favourite meals using a wider variety of ingredients. As a home cook I love the fact that you can find several types of… Continue reading Pizza with Kamut Khorasan: light, nutritious and easy to digest
Last minute speedy pizza in a pan – just 5 min prep!
Pizza ready in a few minutes, no proving and no kneading, is it actually possible? This is yet another crazy recipe trending on the web which I put to the test. In a few minutes and with just a few ingredients I created a tasty snack that the children went mad about. Clearly this is… Continue reading Last minute speedy pizza in a pan – just 5 min prep!
Puff pastry mini pizzas, the best finger food ever!
Let’s make one of the easiest and most popular Italian finger foods ever: mini pizzas! This is what I make for children and adult parties when I need something quick. These are always the first ones to disappear from the table. You can get your little ones involved in the preparation as they are so easy… Continue reading Puff pastry mini pizzas, the best finger food ever!
White spelt pizza with zucchini and peppers
Spelt is an ancient grain with many properties: it is high in protein, easy to digest and it tastes nice too. It has a more intense flavor and aroma compared to wheat and its consistency is more powdery and softer than wheat flour. This grain is ideal for those who have problems digesting bread or… Continue reading White spelt pizza with zucchini and peppers
Baked potato pizza for dinner
“What’s for dinner mamma?” ” Pizza” ” Oh no..again!” I was horrified and pretty much annoyed when I heard my children saying that. They were clearly bored with my weekly pizza (carefully handmade with love of course!) so I just stopped making it altogether (honestly I don’t know how you can ever get bored with… Continue reading Baked potato pizza for dinner
Pizza making party!
My daughter recently celebrated her birthday and we had a pizza making party. I love these sorts of parties where children can learn a useful skill and have fun at the same time. I have done a similar party myself at home before but on this occasion we went to a local pizzeria and had… Continue reading Pizza making party!