Fresh Lemon Octopus Risotto – Risotto al Limone e polpo !

At first, like many others eating Octopus is not my first choice in sea foods. I imagine it to be very rubbery and chewy. Until my husband friend invited us for dinner at their home years ago, he’s mother prepared Octopus Salad with Potato as Antipasti. My perception are wrong and one of the many…

Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatoes – Spaghetti con Pomodori Freschi !

Simplicity is the only one that never fades… In the years that I lived here in Italy, I’ve learned that a true Italian cuisine are the simple recipes. Majority of the locals I encounter, if I ask them what is their favorite recipe… Pasta, Ravioli, Risotto, Tortellini etc..…..Always at the end of their sentence… like…

Sfogliata ai due formaggi – Flipped Pastry with two cheese filling.

Puff pastry also known as “pâte feuilletée” originated in France. As born and raised in Philippines, this delicacy is not common in our household kitchen. My first encounter was back in 2000, during the days that I was working in one of the biggest multi-company shipping lines in Asia. Organizing company events (seminars/trainings) in one…