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Lisa’s 10 Minute Stuffed Peaches

Eating al fresco is done on a daily basis in Sicily. Due to the weather, as it’s usually warm, but also because of the beautiful landscape! Eating outside in the fresh air is a Sicilian tradition. This peach dessert is a perfect ending to an al fresco meal : you grill the
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Lisa’s Cherry Vanilla Semifreddo

If you walk into any pasticceria or bar in Italy you will see a glass refrigerator filled with semifreddi. A semifreddo is a wonderful dessert, or midafternoon snack, as it is light, and, as the name implies, is semi-frozen. Semifreddi come in a variety of flavors, with fruit and
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Lisa’s Sweet Pepper Tart

Summer calls for easy recipes that you can pair with a glass of Prosecco or an Aperol Spritz outside. This Sweet Pepper Tart is just such a recipe! With the creamy goat cheese, crunchy peppers, and bitey black olives, it’s delicious with every bite. Plus, the recipe pairs
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Lisa’s Orange and Polenta Cake from Sicily!

This is one of my favorite desserts from the island of Sicily! Typical of Sicilian desserts, it’s refreshing and delicious but not overly sweet and uses a wonderful combination of unique ingredients. It pairs well with any dinner- pasta, grilled fish, even pizza. Buon
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Lisa’s Nana’s Ricotta Cake

This recipe is part of Menu 13 in Lisa’s cookbook “Whatever Happened to Sunday Dinner?”. That menu gathers many of the treasured recipes that Lisa’s maternal grandmother, Catherine Lione, taught her. including stuffed peppers, manicotti and this recipe
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Lisa’s Tiramisù with Frutta di Bosco (Wild Berries!)

Tiramisù is a pudding, not a cake! It should be eaten with a spoon as it is soft and whipped. Loving Tiramisù as she does, Lisa has made various versions. You can learn how to make Lisa’s Limoncello Tiramisù on the Lisa’s Italian Kitchen Facebook page and her Classic
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Lisa’s Lasagne in Bianco (White Lasagne)

As some of you know, Sunday Dinner Lovers, Lisa worked in Alessandria, a post-World War II town in Northern Italy, in the early 1990s. When Lisa arrived, her mother called to ask how she was settling in. Lisa responded- “Mom, there’s no red sauce here! I don’t
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Lisa’s Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed tomatoes are an excellent side dish, or contorno, as Lisa calls them, with the Italian word, in her Sunday Dinner menus. The Besciamella Sauce, Parmigiano Reggiano, and spinach make them absolutely delicious too. Lisa first discovered these recipes while visiting
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