A Fall recipe: Butternut Squash Risotto with Fontina Fonduta

Today I am giving you a break from my Italy trip journal and I am sharing one of my favorite Fall dish: Risotto di zucca con fonduta di Fontina (Butternut squash risotto with Fontina cheese sauce). Fontina is a typical cheese from the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta. Fonduta is a variation of the classic …

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Day three of My Easter Baking Marathon. . . La Pastiera

This is the last day of My Easter baking marathon, time for the sweet things. La Pastiera is another traditional dish of the Neapolitan cuisine. The nuns of the ancient convent of San Gregorio Armeno were considered to be master in the preparation of the Pastiera. They used to prepare great quantities for the rich …

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