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Semolina Bread

Semolina Bread by cooking with nonna There is nothing like your own fresh baked Semolina Bread! Semolina is the coarse, purified wheat middlings of durum wheat mainly used in making upma, pasta, and couscous. The word semolina can also refer to sweet dessert made from semolina and milk. The term semolina is also used to designate coarse middlings from other varieties of wheat, and from other grains, […]

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Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Almond Biscotti By Clara’s Kitchen ***** Clara Cannucciari aka “Everybody’s Favorite YouTube Grandmother,” shares her Wisdom, Memories and her special Chocolate Almond Biscotti recipe! Chocolate Almond Biscotti – Clara’s Kitchen  Born on August 18, 1915 In Chicago, Illinois, She passed away peacefully on on November 29, 2013. Clara is dearly missed by her family […]

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Homemade Limoncello Cake

Homemade Limoncello Cake By An Italian In My Kitchen   **** Homemade Limoncello Cake is the perfect dessert or perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. A sprinkling of Powdered Sugar is all it needs. Limoncello Cake “The main reason I am doing a Recipe for Limoncello Cake, is because I got an email […]

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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 Easter Cheese Bread Recipe

Italian Easter Cheese Bread Recipe   The Easter cheese bread is definitely one of classic Easter recipes in Central Italy, especially Tuscany, Umbria, Marche. INGREDIENTS 17.6 oz bread flour 2 cubes of brewer’s yeast 1/2 glass warm water a teaspoon sugar 5 eggs 1/2 glass of Extra virgin olive oil a pinch of salt 5.3 oz […]

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Italian Bow Tie Cookies – “Frappe” Written Recipe

Italian Bow Tie Cookies “Frappe” Written Recipe *     Frappe or Cioffe are traditional Carnevale Italian bow tie cookies, for lack of a better name. The fried, slightly sweetened dough turns as light as angel wings, and tastes just as heavenly, especially with a dusting of powdered sugar!   * * A very traditional […]

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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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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

 Sweet Potato Pie Recipe Sweet Potato Pie … Although not necessarily Italian, these creamy vegetable pie recipes date back to Medieval Europe. Recipes for sweet potato pie first appeared in printed cookbooks in the 18th century. The Hutcherson Family Sweet Potato Pie Recipe Ingredients (yields 1 pie): 2 sweet potatoes 1 stick of butter 1 egg […]

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