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Carbonara a la Piemontegirl

Carbonara: not as easy as it looks I tried making Carbonara for the first time ever, and although there are not that many ingredients in the dish, getting it perfect is actually quite hard. But, now I know how to make it even better next time. Because it did taste good! I had run out... Continue Reading →

Gnocchi a la Piemontegirl

Many years ago, I stood in the kitchen at Casa Vietti and watched Nonna make gnocchi. She told me the recipe, and showed me how to do it, but I never did. I recentky grew my own Sage plant and since I don't really like sage, I decided that I would try to make Gnocchi... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Recipes

I love cooking and I've shared some recipes with you; Here are my favorites so far. Friday Pizza  Panna Cotta Ragu  Broccoli Rabe  Ravioli

Piemontegirl makes Pasta Dough

Piemontegirl loves pasta Piemontegirl, that's me! As you probably know, I love italian food. Especially pasta. Over the years I have had the pleasure of cooking with some local italian women, among those the mother of Elena Currado (Vietti) and the mother of Bruno (who runs Corte Gondina).  These women are amazing cooks, and it... Continue Reading →

Friday Pizza with a twist

How to make Friday Pizza Mario Batali style As you know, I make pizza almost every friday, also known as Friday Pizza. I have been making the same pizza for years, so I recently tried a new recipe. And you know what? I will probably make it this way going forward instead of the old... Continue Reading →

Piemontegirl tries her hand at Panna Cotta

Have you ever made Panna Cotta? The Panna Cotta is a traditional Italian dessert. Usually served with fresh berries or caramel sauce and you'll find it everywhere in the Barolo region. Here is how you make the Panna Cotta Ingredients: 2 gelatin leaves (or powder equivalent) 1/2 cup milk 2 1/4 cups heavy cream 1/2... Continue Reading →

Piemontegirl Cooks: Weeds with Sausage Ragu

Piemontegirl and Mario Batali is a good combination Piemontegirl and Mario Batali will now teach you how to make a ragu that's similar to everyone's favorite "bolognese" but is so much better that you will never eat Bolognese again? Just follow these easy steps. Of course ingredients are vital, but if you have those, you... Continue Reading →

Cookies & Cream Cheesecake

You need: 900g cream cheese, 36 oreo cookies, 5 tbsp butter, 2.3 dl milk, 70ml sugar, 1 plate gelatin. Separate the cookies, and put the cookie in a zip loc bag and the cream in a pot. Smash the cookies in the zip loc bag until completely crushed.  (Set a little bit aside for the... Continue Reading →

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