Roasted tomato risotto in a bowl, garnished with fresh Parmesan cheese flakes, salt, and pepper.

Roasted Tomato Risotto

This simple roasted tomato risotto is incredibly flavorful thanks to tangy roasted tomatoes, sauteed onion, and a dash of wine. It makes a wonderfully decadent meal for weeknights and weekends alike.

Fig & Arugula Salad with Burrata.

Fig & Arugula Salad with Burrata

This fig and arugula salad features roasted figs marinated in a tangy-sweet balsamic and maple dressing. But what sets it apart is the decadent burrata cheese. It’s more than just a salad, it’s an experience!

Creamy risotto in a black skillet garnished with rosemary and sautéed mushrooms.

Is Risotto Rice or Pasta?

Risotto — it looks like rice, but a good plate of risotto is creamy, tender and altogether reminiscent of a pasta dish. So which is it? Rice or pasta?

Italian Bruschetta - Lauren Caris Cooks

How to Make Bruschetta Bread

This homemade bruschetta is an outstanding appetizer or snack that combines homemade olive oil bread with a rich, savory tomato topping. It’s perfect for dinner parties or summer picnics and tastes even better using in-season tomatoes.

Vegan beet carpaccio, a simple summer dish that let's these beautiful ingredients shine.

Beet Carpaccio

This beet carpaccio is an easy and healthy vegan alternative to the traditional dish. It’s fresh and delicious with a slightly sweet and earthy flavor. You can serve beet carpaccio as an appetizer, side dish, or even atop a salad.

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Make your own homemade ricotta cheese that’s ultra creamy and fresh. It’s perfect for summer salads, pastas, and light breakfasts and comes together effortlessly.

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Italian Cantuccini

Transport your taste buds to the charming streets of Italy with our delightful Italian Cantuccini recipe. These twice-baked almond biscotti, hailing from the heart of Tuscany, are the perfect pairing for your morning coffee or afternoon tea.

Italian Apple Cake

Gluten-Free Almond Flour Apple Cake (Torta di Mele)

If you’re looking for a gluten-free fall treat, you’ll love this version of an Italian Apple Cake. Made with almond flour and juicy apples, it delivers a moist and exquisite flavor that can be enjoyed either warm or cold.