Homemade “pizzeria style” pizza – Testing Optima Napoli Pizza Express oven

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

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!

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