Category Archives: authentic Italian

authentic-Italian sponge cake

I hope you enjoy this recipe re-post! I want to make this and enjoy this authentic Italian dessert and so it was good timing to share and keep it at the top of my “want-to-bake” list. Take care, Mili This recipe takes me back to my childhood. Being raised as a first-generation American in a great […]

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celebrating my beautiful mother

There’s no one like my mother. No one who knows me more, whom could ever love me the way that she loves me. No one has sacrificed more for me. Her example is one of the main reasons why I am who I am. It took me a while and a lot of growing up, to […]

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roasted garbanzo beans

There are so many reasons why I love roasted garbanzo beans: they are super versatile, easy to prepare, delicious and healthy.  This superfood is an awesome protein-packed, nut alternative. Above all, they remind me of my Nonna. During Lent, my Italian grandmother would take some from her apron pocket and put them in my hand […]

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bacon amore focaccia

I love the traditions and recipes that my mom has passed down to me. I want to hold onto all of the beautiful Italian culture that she has to share, so that my children and their children can continue in her footsteps. The trick to getting detailed recipes from a woman who has been in […]

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