Italian

Spaghetti with Shrimp Fra Diavolo

11 comments February 26, 2012
Spaghetti with Shrimp Fra Diavolo

We love Italian food in my house! I fell in love with Spaghetti and Shrimp Fra Diavolo when I had it at an Italian restaurant a couple of years ago. Since then, I’ve wanted to create my own version at home. I used my Simple Tomato Sauce for the base and it was fantastic in […]

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Seafood Lasagna (Lasaña Marinera)

8 comments February 8, 2012
shrimp and salmon lasagna

This seafood lasagna was very flavorful and so good. I love making lasagna because it can be made in advance which makes it the perfect main dish when having company. I used salmon and shrimp, but you can use your favorite seafood for the filling. Serve it with a green salad on the side. Buen […]

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Saffron and Shrimp Risotto

25 comments July 5, 2010
Shrimp and safron Rissoto

I just love risotto! I am far from being an expert at cooking it, but I still love to eat it. It’s not always possible, with this economy, to go to a restaurant every time we crave our favorite foods, risotto being one of mine. Such a craving is often the reason I get in […]

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Pasta with Mushrooms and Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce

29 comments May 18, 2010
Pasta with Mushrooms and Blue Cheese

If you are a regular reader, you know that my American husband is a vegetarian* and I am a Colombian girl who loves all kinds of meats So, every day I have to think about a dish that we all can eat and be a happy family. That is how this Pasta with Mushrooms and […]

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Pasta with Creamy Roasted Pepper and Tomato Sauce

34 comments March 23, 2010
Pasta with Creamy sauce

This pasta dish is a very nice meal. It is quick and simple to make and I usually have all of the ingredients in my pantry. You can be creative and add shredded chicken or shrimp to the dish, if you prefer. I love the combination of tomatoes and roasted peppers. Don’t you? If you […]

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Coconut Panna Cotta

38 comments February 26, 2010
Coconut Panna cotta 1

Panna Cotta is a classic Italian dessert that is very easy to make and absolutely delicious. I woke up craving a coconut dessert, so I decided to make a coconut version of Panna Cotta, by adding some coconut milk and topping it with a home made rapsberry sauce. The best thing about this dessert is […]

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Simple Tomato Sauce

30 comments February 20, 2010
Tomato Sauce 1

Pasta with Tomato sauce is a classic dish and I think that everyone should have a good tomato sauce recipe. This one is simple and easy to make and is delicious! Growing up in Colombia, the only tomato sauce that I had was from a jar, so when I met my husband, whose grandmothers were […]

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