Category: Foodie Friday

The Healthy Mediterranean Diet

Hubby and I have pretty much always followed the Mediterranean diet since we’ve been in Italy. But lately we’re really stepping it up. The older we get, the easier it is to put on weight. […]

Italian Carnival Treats

These simple fried dough balls are generally considered a must at carnival time! They’re known by different names according to region. In my hubby’s area south of Salerno they’re known as Struffoli, but here in Abruzzo […]

Poached Eggs Italian-style: Eggs in Purgatory

Add bread and salad and you’ve got a delicious, simple, well-balanced supper. Buon appetito! Image of eggs via

Simplest Italian Snack Ever

This simple snack is really a simplified Italian Bruschetta which Italians simply call Bread and Oil. Made with 4 basic kitchen ingredients, it’s an old standby …