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I am Angie, the passionate home cook behind The Bella Vita blog.

My love for cooking blossomed in my small Sicilian hometown, where I grew up watching my father run

his traditional cafe, and my mother prepare magnificent homemade dishes. 

Another thing that increased my love of cooking was the cookbooks my father bought.

To this day when I go home to Sicily, I still spend hours rereading cookbooks always to find new inspiration.

Drawing of the family bar.

After professional school, I honed my skills working in the kitchens of restaurants in my city before moving to Malta and starting an office career.

But my true calling remained cooking.

Through my office job, I met my life and travel partner. 

Together we traveled a lot, the journey that inspired The Bella Vita was our long trip to Asia.

about Angie - Thailand photos
A few photos from Thailand.

As an experienced home cook, I specialize in the simple flavors of my Italian roots.

There is always an Italian touch in my recipes.

After cooking school in Thailand, Asian cuisine also became a specialty of mine; you will always find ginger and soy sauce in my pantry.

I am also obsessed with the air fryer, a fantastic modern tool I have incorporated into my everyday cooking.

That’s why you will also find many recipes using the air fryer. 

about Angie - some of my fav recipes

In The Bella Vita, I share my lifelong passion for discovering new dishes and flavors.

With my recipes and guidance, I hope to transmit the joy of cooking. 

Thank you for accompanying me on this delicious journey!

About The Bella Vita Blog 

The Bella Vita is a blog that offers a variety of delicious recipes with a focus on authentic Italian cuisine. 

From appetizers to main courses. From pasta to desserts, The Bella Vita offers a wide range of recipes that are sure to satisfy any food lover’s cravings.

The blog features Italian recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation, ensuring an authentic taste and experience. 

The Bella Vita also has a section dedicated to air fryer recipes

These recipes use the air fryer to create dishes with less oil and a crispy texture. 

Overall, the Bella Vita is a fantastic resource for anyone who wants to explore authentic Italian recipes and discover new flavors. 

With a wide range of recipes, you will surely find something that suits your taste buds.

I hope The Bella Vita will inspire you to slow down, savor life’s pleasures, and spread la dolce vita through your own meals.

If you have any questions or just want to say hello, please feel free to contact me at [email protected]

You can also follow me on Facebook, Flipboard, Instagram, punchfork, and Pinterest!

If you are a food lover like me, I invite you to join my Facebook group.

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