Ricotta Cookie Recipe

The delicious tangy flavor of Italian lemon ricotta cookies make them the perfect cookie for any time of the year. This amazing recipe is quick and easy and only takes 10 minutes for preparation, and 15 minutes to cook. Ricotta cookies can be made with either lemon or almond extract and are delicious either way! They can be decorated with colored sprinkles for Christmas as well!

Italian Anisette “S” Cookies

Italian Anisette "S" Cookies When most Italians see Anisette cookies they think of their Nonnas in the kitchen baking these delicious cookies during the holidays. It is virtually impossible to have an Italian Christmas without these delicious Italian Anisette cookies ! The sweet anise extract in them gives them the taste of  black licorice, which is common is various Italian Christmas cookies. They are known for their soft and airy texture. Their icing and sprinkles add to the Christmas spirit!

Pomodori Fritti (Fried Tomatoes) Recipe

All Italians love tomatoes! I'm sure many of us (myself included) had parents or grandparents who would even grow their own tomatoes in their garden in the yard. If you love tomatoes and are looking for a new Italian dish to make, try Pomodori Fritti! Just grab your tomatoes, breadcrumbs, and a bowl to get started. Very simple and quick recipe to make!

Panettone [Italian Christmas Cake]

Nothing says Christmas to Italians like a slice of delicious panettone cake with a cappuccino, café latte, or sweet wine. Originating in Milan, Italy this classic sweet bread loaf dates back to the 1500s. It was previously referred to as "pane di tono" which means "luxury cake”, which it most certainly is. Its fluffy texture, nuts, and candied fruits make it the perfect dessert and gift this Christmas! Today it can be seen in almost every Italian household throughout the holiday season! Ideal for baking during a cold winter day!