How to make 🍋“Limoncello”/ “Limoncino” at home

Limoncello is an authentic Italian lemon-flavored liqueur, highly appreciated in Italy and around the world. Sometimes pronounced limoncino (northern Italy) others Limoncello (southern Italy) I’m not a regular drinker and actually, as written in my latest book – The Black and White “Smile” I haven’t been drinking alcohol in a year. But that doesn’t mean…

“ Eggplant Caviar”

Some call it “Eggplant Caviar” . I’m not a vegetarian but I really appreciate the vegetarian options! Prepared with: baked aubergines, extra virgin olive oil and aromatic herbs! My secret?There he is :Cut the aubergines in half lengthwise “plant aromatic herbs” in one of the two halves,cover it with the other half then bake at…

What you should know about “Figs”

In Italy, especially in my region of origin Calabria and in general in the Southern Italy , the fig tree finds a habitat particularly favourable to its diffusion. Notoriously sweet, figs actually contain 47 kcal per 100 g. In addition to potassium, iron and calcium, figs are also rich in vitamin B6. In the kitchen…

Cristian Marino Chef | Author

Thank you for visiting my site . Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m Cristian Marino Traveling chef since 1999 and Author of the book: The “Recipes” of my Smile ! I created this blog to keep you updated on my travels and to share some easy recipes to make at home. I am 39…

How to make a whole wheat pizza

Ingredients: For 2 pizza of 30 cm diameter For the dough: Water 0,2 l All-purpose white flour 20 g  Whole wheat flour 200 g Fresh yeast 7 g  Salt 12 g  Extra virgin olive oil 8 g  For the tomato sauce: Canned tomatoes 0,250 kg  Garlic one clove Crashed black pepper “one twist” Extra virgin…

Cod al “Cartoccio”

Cartoccio is an Italian cooking method which means cooking on a paper wrapper or aluminum foil Do you want to learn how to cook ” Al Cartoccio “? See the recipe below Ingredients: 350 g of white of cod fish fillet, I have used cod for this recipe, but any fish  would work just fine 50g…

“Overnight Oats” a recipe by Cristian Marino

Leave the following ingredients to “rest” in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours. Ingredients:Oats 30 gPlain yogurt 125 g One teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of natural apple juice without additives Then let it “rest” in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours. Before serving :Sliced banana 70 gBlueberries…