Lemon Gnocchi with Spinach and Peas

Lemon Gnocchi with Spinach and Peas The zing of fresh lemon enhances both the peas’ sweetness and the natural flavour of the spinach. The whole quick, creamy dish is bolstered by soft pillows of potato gnocchi. Yield: 4 servings Active Time: 10 min Total Time: 20 min Ingredients 1 cup frozen baby peas (not thawed) 1/2 […]

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Baked Bluefish or Mackerel

Baked Bluefish or Mackerel Ingredients 2½ lb. bluefish fillets washed and patted dry. Cut into 4 or 8 pieces 4 medium potatoes (about 1 lb.) thinly sliced and blanched 4 tablespoons of olive oil 4 tomatoes, coarsely chopped (about 1 lb.) 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped ½ cup of white wine ¼ cup of basil […]

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Mussels Sautéed

The mussels steamed in salt water, garlic and parsley are served with lemon wedges. Usually, they are eaten sprinkled with lemon juice and with an occasional morsel of bread and a sip of a fresh and light wine.

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Codfish Balls With Marinara Sauce

Codfish Balls With Marinara Sauce CODFISH BALLS  (or Codfish Cakes) is an easy choice for one of the fish menu selections. Some like to use the salt cod (baccala) which is more traditional. Others use fresh cod. Either is fine.

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Vegetable Casserole Misto di Ortaggi Stufati – Canazzu

Vegetable Casserole  Misto di Ortaggi Stufati – Canazzu Ingredients 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium size onions, cut into ½-inch strips 1 cup peeled tomatoes or 4 fresh tomatoes, peeled and diced 2 lb potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch elongated olive shapes 3 sweet peppers, various colors; washed, pitted and cut into 1 ½-inch […]

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Stuffed Focaccia Syracuse’s Style

Stuffed Focaccia Syracuse’s Style    Ingredients For the Dough 2 lb fine semolina flour 2 oz fresh active yeast or 3 envelopes of dry yeast 3 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon sugar Pinch of salt Or buy 2 lb of bread dough in your local Italian bakery. For the Filling 2 bunches broccoli rabe, tough […]

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Chesapeake Crab Soup

Chesapeake Crab Soup Want to make the best crab soup around? Check out this fantastic video showing you in easy steps how to make Chesapeake Crab Soup that is out of this world!

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Towns with food names (Pie Town)

Pie Town is the location of a “Pie Festival” on the second Saturday of each September Pie Town is located along U.S. Highway 60 in Catron County, New Mexico. Its name comes from an early bakery for making dried-apple pies that was established by Clyde Norman in the early 1920s.

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Salsiccia Condita, seasoned sausages (Homemade)

Salsiccia Condita, seasoned sausages (Homemade) Ingredients 2 ½ lbs ground pork from the shoulder 2 tablespoons of grated pecorino cheese 1 teaspoon fennel seed, ground 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper 2 teaspoons salt ¼ cup dry white wine 6 oz. sausage casing (hog) 4 oz sun-dried tomatoes in oil, coarsely chopped 1 bunch of large […]

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Pisci d’Ovu – Frittata

Pisci d’Ovu – Frittata  Eastern and Southern part of Sicily the frittata is called “u pisci d’ovu”, literarily meaning a fish made of eggs; it is a substitute for the real fish when fish are too expensive or unavailable. The basic frittata is aromatized with garlic, basil and parsley and instead of turning it over, it […]

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