Zucchini and Olive Oil Cake (Torta di Zucchine e Olio d’Oliva)

Zucchini and Olive Oil Cake (Torta di Zucchine e Olio d’Oliva) Ingredients: For the Cake: 1 cup (75 grams) walnut pieces, toasted 2 cups (240 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 large eggs […]

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Almost Valentine’s Day! Lady and the Tramp – Bella Notte ( Italian – Second Version )

Almost Valentine’s Day! Lady and the Tramp – Bella Notte ( Italian – Second Version ) Maybe this will make you fell more ROMANTIC

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Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach INGREDIENTS 2 pounds of fresh baby spinach 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 4 Tbls of butter 1/4 cup of all purpose flour 1 cup of heavy whipping cream 4oz. of cream cheese 1/2 tsp of salt 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper 1/4 cup of fresh grated Parmesan […]

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Apple Crostata with Almond Cinnamon Topping

Apple Crostata (Crostata di Mele con Crosta di Mandorle e Cannella)   Ingredients: For the Crust: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) chilled unsalted butter, diced 3 tablespoons (or more) ice water For the Crumb Topping: 2/3 cup all purpose flour 6 tablespoons (packed) golden brown […]

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Prosciutto Pizza Recipe

Prosciutto Pizza Recipe Prosciutto Pizza Recipe Ingredients Pizza dough (Recipe follows) a few tablespoons of Pistachio Pesto marinated artichoke hearts, well-drained several asparagus spears, chopped and briefly sautéed in butter or olive oil, drained diced prosciutto mozzarella (See Notes) Fontina cheese, grated diced prosciutto, garnish Directions Pre-heat oven to 425˚ F (220˚ C). Lightly coat […]

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Pistachio Pesto Recipe

Pistachio Pesto Recipe Pistachio Pesto Recipe Ingredients yield: 1 cup pesto 1.4 oz (40 g) fresh basil leaves 1.1 oz (30 g) fresh, flat leaf parsley leaves .5 oz (15 g) roasted, unsalted pistachio nuts 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese – Parmigiano Reggiano may be substituted 3 oz (79 […]

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Spaghetti Aglio Olio – Italian Cook Chef John from Food Wishes Copy

Spaghetti Aglio Olio Italian Cook Chef John Food Wishes * Spaghetti Aglio Olio is made by lightly sauteeing minced or pressed garlic in olive oil, sometimes with the addition of dried red chili flakes, and tossing with spaghetti.     Finely chopped parsley can also be added as a garnish, along with grated parmesan or […]

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Pantelleria Salad (Insalatona Pantesca)

Pantelleria Salad  (Insalatona Pantesca) Ingredients: 1 lettuce 4 boiled potatoes 4 large mature tomatoes 100 grams black olives 2 tbsp salted capers 2 red onions 8 anchovy filets preserved in oil Vinegar or vinaigrette 1 tsp oregano Salt and pepper Directions: Wash the lettuce, chop it roughly and place it in a large salad bowl. […]

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Eggplants Amalfi Style (Melanzane Amalfitane)

Eggplants Amalfi Style  (Melanzane Amalfitane) Ingredients: 3 medium eggplants 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 large clove garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons fresh chopped basil 6 drained anchovy fillets, chopped 6 oz (175 grams) mozzarella cheese, cut into thin slices 3 large tomatoes, sliced 1 and 1/2 tablespoons drained capers, chopped Salt […]

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Cream of Tomato Soup (Zuppa Di Pomodoro)

Cream of Tomato Soup (Zuppa Di Pomodoro) Ingredients: 2 and 1/4 lbs (1 kg) plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and sliced 2 potatoes, diced 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 oz (25 grams) butter 3 and 1/2 fl oz (100 ml) double cream Salt and pepper Parmigiano cheese, freshly grated, to serve Croutons, to serve (optional)   […]

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