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Fiori Fritti di Zucchini – Fried Zucchini Flowers

Fiori Fritti di Zucchini Fried Zucchini Flowers Fiori Fritti di Zucchini Photo by Rispoli49 The zucchini flower resembles a tiger lily and is the most prized possession in one’s garden. I cannot grow enough of the flowers. Every 4th of July my brother-in-law brings me his flowers from his garden and I fry up a […]

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Easter Bread Recipe – Cooking with Nonna

Easter Bread Cooking with Nonna * We all remember the Easter Bread that our grandmothers used to make back in the day. Especially memorable are those that had the colored egg in the middle such as those pictured below.     The pizza di Pasqua (“Easter Pizza” in English) is a leavened savory cake typical of some areas central Italy. […]

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Neapolitan semolina and ricotta cake (Migliaccio)

Neapolitan semolina and ricotta cake (Migliaccio) Silvia Colloca Recipe A staple during Naples’ Carnival festivities, migliaccio is the region’s rustic semolina and lemon cake which is made Rich and Moist with the Ricotta. Serves 10 Preparation 20min Cooking 1hr 15min By Silvia Colloca – Find her at Silvia’s Cucina Ingredients 3 oranges 3 lemons 500 ml (2 […]

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Italian Baccala – Salt Cod Fritters with Aioli Dip

Italian Baccala Salt Cod Fritters with Aioli Dip Written Recipe * Do you remember Baccala from back in the day? Baccala is dried, salted Cod that is excellent if done properly. This is a recipe that we recommend. It is easier than some and yields what looks like a fish cake. We love it.  By […]

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A New Yorker’s Real Italian Cheesecake Recipe

A New Yorker’s Real Italian Cheesecake Recipe by AZRoxy63     READY IN: 4hrs 45mins SERVES: 12 YIELD: 12 slices UNITS: US INGREDIENTS Nutrition FOR CRUST 10 sheets graham crackers, sheets ground in a food processor to texture of fine crumbs (should be a little over 1 cup total) 1 1⁄8 tablespoons sugar 4 1⁄2 […]

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Share a Family Recipe Passatelli shared by Carol Sora Cook

Share a Family Recipe Passatelli shared by Carol Sora Cook Recipe Name Passatelli Description of Recipe Soup Prep Time: 1 hour Cooking Time: About 10 minutes Yield: About 10 Amount and Ingredient 4 cups bread crumbs, I use Dried Italian crumbs 4 cups Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 8 eggs,depending on the feel of the dough, sometimes […]

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Share A Family Recipe Fried Eggplant with Rice and Tomatoes Recipe shared by Victor

Share A Family Recipe Fried Eggplant with Rice and Tomatoes Recipe shared by Victor Description of Recipe Fried Eggplant with Rice and Tomatoes Recipe   Prep Time: 10 minutes   Cooking Time: 50 minutes   Yield: 4   Amount and Ingredient   2 eggplants 1 cup cooked rice 1 yellow onion (finely chopped) 3 garlic […]

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Share a Family Recipe Zucchini Paddies shared by Mike Maracchini

Zucchini Paddies shared by Mike Maracchini Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 Amount and Ingredient 4 medium zucchini, 1-1/2 cup all purpose flour, 1 cup graded american cheese, 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes, 2 eggs, onion & garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste. Instructions Mix all in large bowl. Heat […]

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Share a Family Recipe Beef Braciole

Recipe Name Beef Braciole Desciption of Recipe Beef Braciole, stuffed beef rolls slowly simmered in tomato sauce Prep Time: 30 mins Cooking Time: 2 hours Yield: 4 Amount and Ingredient 1 lb boneless beef round, cut into 4 thin slices approximately 1/3 inch thick 4 slices of prosciutto 1 tablespoon pignoli beans(pine nuts) 2 tablespoons […]

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Asparagus and Gnocchi with prosciutto crumbs

Asparagus and Gnocchi with prosciutto crumbs Written Recipe below * Asparagus and Gnocchi with prosciutto crumbs 15 minutes serves 4 as a starter Easy This asparagus and gnocchi dish with crunchy prosciutto crumbs makes for a quick and easy starter Ingredients prosciutto 4 slices salted butter 75g garlic 1 clove, crushed asparagus 250g, trimmed gnocchi […]

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