Cheese focaccette from Megli

Cheese focaccette from Megli

Have you ever heard of Megli’s focaccette? Nothing to do with focaccia, the flat Ligurian bread! They are fritters, made of thin layers of  dough, stuffed with creamy melting  cheese (crescenza). For us Genoese, cheese fritters  represent the delicious...
Ligurian baked fish, my recipe

Ligurian baked fish, my recipe

A perfect Ligurian baked fish requires neither time, nor numerous ingredients, nor special skills. All you need is a fresh fish and a handful of flavors that speak of Liguria: tomatoes, olives, oregano and an excellent extra virgin olive oil like that of...
Cavolini with cream

Cavolini with cream

For centuries, literally, in Genoa Sunday lunches and feast days close with a rich tray of “cavolini” (translated sprouts): puffs generously stuffed with whipped cream and sprinkled with icing sugar or decorated with sugar grains. Small enough to eat in one bite, big...