Chicken Scaloppine

Chicken Scaloppine

A classic Italian dish, this simple dinner can be prepared in minutes. The first time I enjoyed this recipe was with my relatives in Italy, who had prepared it with veal. I wanted to try chicken as a substitute and found it to be just as tasty and tender. The flavor is phenomenal!

Green Chile Enchiladas

Green Chile Enchiladas

This is a quick, easy and delicious meal that can be prepped in minutes and even made ahead of time for busy weeknights. 

Italian Citrus Cookies

Italian Citrus Cookies

A hint of citrus takes these simple cookies to another level! They are so easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Because the dough is refrigerated before baking, you can make the dough ahead of time and bake as needed. 

Chicken Cashew Stir Fry

Chicken Cashew Stir Fry

This is one of my favorite dishes as it’s very simple to make and yields incredible flavor. You can omit the cashews and even add another diced vegetable such broccoli with great results! You may use a wok, a large skillet or large sauce pan. You may serve with rice and/or in a lettuce leaf for presentation.

Frozen Key Lime Meringue

Frozen Key Lime Meringue

This is what happens when a pavlova meets a key lime pie in the freezer! This delicious dessert is simple, refreshing and out of this world delicious!

Traditional Italian Meatballs with Tagliatelle

Traditional Italian Meatballs with Tagliatelle

Because these traditional meatballs – polpette – are bite size, they complement the tagliatelle well and don’t overpower the dish. There are a few steps involved but the process is easy, and the result is well worth the extra effort. 

Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad

Using my classic Italian pesto sauce and just two extra ingredients, you can whip up a tasty pasta salad that can be served hot or cold. 

Nutella Bread

Nutella Bread

This simple yet delicious bread is great for breakfast, a snack or dessert! Because of the Nutella hazelnut spread, there’s a hint of brownie flavor, yet it isn’t too sweet. It’s simple to make and even better to eat!

Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Tomato Soup

This is a delicious winter soup, made even more tasty with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and homemade croutons. 

Seriously Fudgy Brownies

Seriously Fudgy Brownies

Every time I make these brownies people as for more! They are out of this world amazing – a fudgy brownie with a delicate chocolate frosting. 

Miso Glazed Black Cod

Miso Glazed Black Cod

This is a classic Japanese fish marinade that is quick and simple to make. The miso lends a bit of sweetness to complement the buttery taste of the black cod.   

Shredded Pork Tacos

Shredded Pork Tacos

These authentic Mexican tacos require a few steps, but the process is simple and worth the effort! The pork tenderloin makes for a tasty, tender filling combined with the sautéed onions and fresh cilantro. 

Lasagne alla Bolognese

Lasagne alla Bolognese

This is one of my favorite recipes that I learned from my Italian cousin in Milan. One evening she made this dish, and I begged her for the recipe. It’s an authentic Italian dish, using just a few ingredients to create an incredible flavor. 

Mulled Wine – Glühwein

Mulled Wine – Glühwein

I first tasted this delicious warm beverage years ago in Munich at a Christmas Market. It’s a traditional winter drink that originated in the 2nd century when Romans drank it to protect themselves against the cold winter. The drink was introduced throughout Europe as the Romans conquered much of the continent over the next hundred years. 

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Spicy Black Bean Soup

This is a hearty soup with a little kick, perfect for cooler weather. This can easily be made in under 20 minutes with just a few ingredients.