Posts in easy recipes
Homemade Pizza

but when I asked the fisherman for some orate (sea bream) to put on my pizza…he looked at me with the same judge-y eyes. Wait until he finds out I also made it whole wheat and without mozzarella…

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Creamy Fava Risotto

*FUN SIDE NOTE: every Italian will disagree with me, but all of my risottos are vegan until I add the cheese. This naturally light and creamy puree especially disguises the fact that I don’t use butter in my risotto. But I have served many italians without telling them, and they have given me nothing but compliments and are always licking the fork clean.

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Creamy Vegan Oven-Baked Eggplant & Spinach Pesto

No fake cheeses. No packaged “healthy” vegan goods. Just you, me, and nature.

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Banana Leaf Baked Scorfano (Scorpionfish)

The recipe was inspired by interesting finds at this weekend’s farmer’s market. I have always seen fish grilled of baked in banana leaves in traditional Spanish or West-Indian recipes. So I decided to give it a try myself!

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Lulu's Italian Wedding Soup

Despite once being a picky eater, Italian Wedding Soup was one of my absolute favorites growing up. The soup “minestra maritata” got it’s name because of the “matrimonio” or marriage of flavors. In Italian-American homes, it’s the cure-all.

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