Recipe Index

Breakfast | Appetizers, Salads, and Sides | Mains | Desserts | Cucina conversations | Non recipe posts


Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Banana Nutella Muffins
Banana Pecan Waffles
Basic Waffles
Blueberry Muffins
Castagnole di ricotta
Challah Bread
Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread
Chocolate Loaf Cake
Coffee Chocolate Nutella Cake
Cornbread Muffins with Maple Butter
Cornmeal Blueberry Pancakes
Crostata alla marmellata di fragole (Strawberry Jam Crostata)
Gingerbread Cake with Caramelized Pears
Fastelavnsboller (Danish buns with custard filling)
Frittata con spinaci, patate, e Gruyere (Frittata with spinach, potatoes, and Gruyere)
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Individual Baked French Toasts
Maritozzi (Sweet Buns with Cream)
Mimosa (Orange and Prosecco) Cake
Nutella Swirl Cake
Orange Glazed Poppy seed Muffins
Pumpkin Bread
Pumpkin Pancakes
Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts
Pumpkin Spice French Toast
Ricotta Pound cake with Strawberries
Savory Prosciutto and Cheese Waffles + Sunny Side up Egg
Sweet Potato Home fries
Triple Orange Pound cake

Appetizers, Salads, and Sides

Apple, Sausage, and Herb Stuffing
Asparagus with Parmesan and Prosciutto
Avocado Basil Dip
Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Galette
Caponata di melanzane (Eggplant Caponata)
Carciofi alla giudia
Cherry Tomato Cobbler with Gruyere Biscuits
Cherry Tomato Crostata
Cicoria ripassata alla romana
Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette
Cornbread muffins with Maple Butter
Fiori di zucca in pastella (fried zucchini flowers)
Focaccia al rosmarino (Rosemary Focaccia)
Greek Panzanella
Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots and Pancetta
Herb Roasted Carrots
Nectarine, Burrata, Prosciutto Salad
Prosciutto and Parmesan Palmiers
Suppli’ all’amatriciana
Red Wine Glazed Figs
Roasted Cherry and Goat Cheese Crostini
Rosemary Roasted Marcona Almonds
Savory Squash Pancakes with Sage Brown Butter
Silver Palate Mashed Potatoes
Sweet or Savory Roasted Red Wine Figs
Taralli al peperoncino e origano
Three Cheese Zucchini Tart
Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Shortcakes
Torta Pasqualina
Turkey, White Bean, Spinach Soup
Watermelon and Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Zucchine ripiene (stuffed zucchini)


Avocado Cheddar Burgers
Bucatini all’amatriciana
Fettuccine with Brie, Tomatoes, Basil
Frittata con spinaci, patate, e Gruyere
Mustard and Rosemary Glazed Salmon
Caponata di melanzane
Cherry Tomato Cobbler with Gruyere Biscuits
Cherry Tomato Crostata
Chicken with Bell Peppers and Sweet Potatoes
Chickpea, Kale, Sausage Soup
Cotolette di pollo 
Greek Panzanella
Insalata di Riso
Lasagne alla Bolognese
Mozzarella in carrozza (fried mozzarella sandwiches)
Nectarines, Burrata, Prosciutto
Pappardelle con Zucca e Porcini (Pasta with squash and porcini mushrooms)
Pasta alla Gricia (Pasta with pecorino and guanciale)
Pasta al pesto
Pasta e Fagioli
Penne alla vodka
Pesce spade con uvetta, pinoli, pomodorini (Swordfish with raisins, pinenuts, tomatoes)
Polenta con funghi (Polenta with mushrooms)
Pollo alla cacciatora in bianco
Polpette al sugo (Meatballs and tomato sauce)
Polpettone al forno (Meatloaf, Italian-style)
Pici con ragù di salsiccia (Pasta with sausage ragù)
Prosciutto, Brie, Green Apple Sandwiches
Roast Chicken with Olives, Grapes, and Rosemary
Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup
Rigatoni alle melanzane (Rigatoni with eggplant)
Risotto zucca e pancetta (Risotto with squash and pancetta)
Risotto piselli e pancetta (Risotto with peas and pancetta)
Rocky’s Tex Mex Chicken Salad
Salmon with Strawberry Avocado Salsa
Saltimbocca alla Romana
Savory Squash Pancakes with Sage Brown Butter
Savory Prosciutto and Cheese Waffles + Sunny Side up Egg
Spaghetti with Garlicky Greens
Spaghetti with Super Quick Cherry Tomato Sauce
Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta
Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Shortcakes
Tonnarelli cacio e pepe
Three Cheese Zucchini Tart
Torta Pasqualina
Turkey, White Bean, Spinach Soup


All-American Apple Pie
Apple Cake
Apple Crisps with Pecan-Oatmeal Topping
Banoffee Pie
Berry Tartlets
Bittersweet Chocolate Pear Cake
Blueberry Crumble Pie
Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Brownie Cookies
Brownie Pie
Butterscotch Pudding Pops
Cappuccino Cake
Carrot Cake
Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies
Castagnole di ricotta
Cheesecake Brownies
Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake
Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie
Chocolate, Cranberry, and Pistachio Fudge
Chocolate Fudge Souffle Cake
Chocolate Loaf Cake
Chocolate Oatmeal Coconut Bars
Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes
Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake Bars
Chocolate Lava Cakes
Chocolate Peppermint Tart
Crema mascarpone e Nutella (Mascarpone cream with Nutella)
Crostata alla marmellata di fragole (Strawberry Jam Crostata)
Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Bars
Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Dulce de leche Brownies
Gingerbread Cake with Caramelized Pears
Gelato al cioccolato (Chocolate Gelat)
German Chocolate Cake
Granita di Anguria (Watermelon Granita)
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Honey Cinnamon Glazed Peaches
Honey and Pine nut Tart
Layer Cake with Mascarpone, Raspberries, and Nutella
Lemon Poppy seed Cake
Lemon, Ricotta, and Olive Oil Cake
Lemon Squares
Lemon Tart
Mimosa (Orange and Prosecco) Cake
Nutella Banana Fudge Pops
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
Panettone Bread Pudding
Peach Raspberry Buckle
Peanut Butter Pie
Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
Peanut Butter Cookies, Magical 4 Ingredient
Pear and Chocolate Custard Tart
Pecan Pie Bars
Peppermint Bark
Perfect Fudge Brownies
Plum Cobbler with Cinnamon Biscuits
Pumpkin Bread
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan Praline Sauce
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars
Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Pumpkin Pie
Raspberry and Blueberry Shortcakes
Raspberry Yogurt Popsicles
Red Wine Chocolate Cupcakes
Red White and Blue Berry Cake
Ricotta Pound Cake
Salame di cioccolato 
Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats
Semifreddo al pistacchio (Pistachio Semifreddo)
S’more Bars
S’more Pie
Shortbread Hearts
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Strawberry Cake
Crostata alla marmellata di fragole (Strawberry Jam Crostata)
Red Wine Glazed Figs
Red Wine Chocolate Truffles
T’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
Torta della Nonna
Torta della vendemmia
Triple Orange Pound Cake
White Chocolate Brownies
Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Vanilla Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Cucina Conversations

Torta della vendemmia - September 2016
Pappardelle con zucca e funghi porcini - October 2016
Cicoria ripassata alla romana - November 2016
Canederli - December 2016
Tonnarelli cacio e pepe - January 2017
Castagnole di ricotta - February 2017
Frittata di Spaghetti e Asparagi - March 2017
Torta Pasqualina - April 2017

Non Recipe posts

Weekend in Bolzano
Where to Get the Best Sandwiches in Rome
24 Hours in NYC
Madrid, Part 1
Madrid, Part 2
Tips for Trips to Rome
Milan EXPO 2015
Taste of Roma
New York – 2014
What to Eat When It’s Too Hot to Cook
Where to Get the Best Gelato in Rome
Where to Get the Best Pizza in Rome


  1. I love this Francesca! What a great range of recipes you have. I have to get cooking!

    1. Hi Carmen!! So glad you like it, I'm happy to have it up and running -- makes it much easier to locate what you're looking for! xo