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“Frangipane – Almond Toast” – Almond Crusted Brioche

“Frangipane” Almond Crusted “Toast” Recipe * This is a Very Easy and Scrumptious way to serve “Toast”. Almond Crusted Toast – Delicious Frangipane is derived from frangere il pane (Italian for “break the bread”), from which the noble Frangipani family of Rome derived its name in the 11th century Other people believe the name was derived from […]

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Christmas Tradition – Panettone – GialloZafferano

Christmas Tradition – Panettone – GialloZafferano  * The origins of this cake appear to be ancient, dating back to the Roman Empire, when ancient Romans sweetened a type of leavened cake with honey. Throughout the ages this “tall, leavened fruitcake” makes cameo appearances in the arts: It is shown in a sixteenth-century painting by Pieter […]

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Sardinia – “Pane Carasau” – Traditional Delicacy – MUST WATCH

Delicacy of Sardinia –  “Pane Carasau” – FASCINATING * Pane carasau is a Traditional Italian Flatbread from Sardinia. It is thin and crisp, usually in the form of a dish half a meter wide made by taking baked flat bread, then separating it into two sheets which are baked again. This is an ancient recipe […]

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CORNUCOPPIA – Very Cool Video on How to make a Cornucoppia

CORNUCOPPIA How to make a Cornucoppia The cornucopia or Horn of Plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers or nuts. The horn originates from classical antiquity. In ancient times The Cornucopia became the attribute of several Roman deities, particularly those associated with the harvest, prosperity, […]

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CALZONE – Great Recipe by Italian Cook “Chef John”

CALZONE – Great Recipe by Chef John of Food Wishes * Calzones are perfect for those Sundays when watching football for example or over the Holidays when you can surprise your company with HOMEMADE CALZONES…..YUM…! Sandwich-sized calzones are often sold at Italian lunch counters or by street vendors, because they are easy to eat while […]

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Italian Fried Bread – YUM

Italian Fried Bread * I think this was actually developed during the early part of the last century when people were coming here in droves. If you had bread you ate it, one way or another. I recall my grandmother often cutting the mold off of the crust, running the stale bread under water and […]

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EXCELLENT – Rustic Flat Bread Recipe Food Wishes – Italian Cook

Rustic Flat Bread Recipe Food Wishes – Italian Cook * Ever go to a restaurant and order Flatbread…. ? And wonder what exactly it is…. As children we had Pizza, Calzone, Stromboli and Tomato Pie but I never remember anything referred to as Flatbread. Then about ten years ago I began seeing it on menus […]

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Great Depression Cooking with Italian Cook Clara Cannucciari – “Cooked Bread”

Great Depression Cooking with Clara “Cooked Bread” If you have been a member of our Everybody Loves Italian Family for a while then you undoubtedly know Clara. At 93 she made the video featured here… with the help of her wonderful grandson.  This particular video shares her Great Depression recipe for Cooked Bread. She truly […]

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No-Knead Ciabatta Sandwich Rolls (baked on a baking stone)

“Easy” Ciabatta Sandwich Rolls – “No-Knead” Recipe (Baked on a Baking Stone)  * Ciabatta, literally means “slipper bread”. It is an Italian white bread made from wheat flour, water, salt, olive oil, and yeast, created in 1982 by a baker in Adria, Veneto, Italy, in response to popularity of French baguettes. Ciabatta is somewhat elongated, broad, and […]

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Veneziane alla crema (Venetian Sweet Brioche Buns) – Recipe and Video – Italian Cook GialloZafferano

Veneziane alla crema (Venetian Sweet Brioche Buns) – Recipe and Video – GialloZafferano As we move forward into the holiday season Dom and I try to bring you more unique Recipes and Ideas for your table. This is another one to consider.  This Recipe is brought to us by GialloZafferano and features Venetian Style Sweet […]

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