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Pizza di Crema

Pizza di Crema My favorite Easter pastry , this pizza di crema is Neapolitan in origin Pizza di Crema has a custard filling flavored with orange zest, cinnamon, and vanilla and enhanced with cherries Ingredients: Crust 2-1/2 cups flour 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

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Fiadoni Abruzzesi

Fiadoni Abruzzesi  Fiadoni are typical Easter pastries served in Abruzzo.bread-like pastry filled with cheese and egg, Makes 20-24 Preparation 30min Cooking 25min Ingredients Dough 300 g (10½ oz/2 cups) plain (all-purpose) flour, plus extra for dusting 3 eggs, lightly beaten 100 ml (3½ fl oz) olive oil 100 ml (3½ fl oz) dry white wine splash of […]

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Rosemary Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe

Rosemary Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe by GourmetFoodStore.com Perfect for your Easter feast, our delicious and tender Roasted Leg of Lamb recipe is a winning combination of high quality lamb with simple yet flavorful ingredients like fresh rosemary, lemon and garlic. Served with your favorite sides – like mashed or roasted potatoes, it can also […]

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Pasticciotti- Cooking with Nonna

Pasticciotti- Cooking with Nonna A pasticciotti is a type of filled Italian pastry. Depending on the region, they are traditionally filled with either ricotta cheese or egg custard   Ingredients For 1 Dozen(s) For the Dough: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 […]

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Sciusceddu (Italian Meatball and Egg Soup)

Sciusceddu (Italian Meatball and Egg Soup) Sciusceddu  is a dish that comes from the city of Messina in Sicily, where it is traditionally served at Easter. Ingredents 4 cups meat broth 7 oz veal meat , chopped 2 oz breadcrumbs 3 ½ oz caciocavallo cheese , grated 3 eggs 3 ½ oz ricotta cheese parsley […]

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Italian baked ricotta cheesecake (fiadone di Vincenzo)

Italian baked ricotta cheesecake (fiadone di Vincenzo) The people of Abruzzo seldom indulge in lavish cakes or pastries, but when the occasion calls for it, home cooks often draw on the region’s ancient recipe for fiadone cake. Essentially an Italian cheesecake made from eggs, ricotta and lemon, this specialty is encased in a basic pastry […]

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Grilled lamb chops with asparagus (agnello alla griglia con asparagi)

Grilled lamb chops with asparagus (agnello alla griglia con asparagi) Serves 4 Preparation 20min Cooking 10min BySilvia Colloca   Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole 2–3 sprigs rosemary salt flakes 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 2 tbsp white wine 16 lamb chops 16 spears asparagus, trimmed if necessary […]

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Shrimp in Mushroom Wine Sauce

Shrimp in Mushroom Wine Sauce ½ pound peeled, deveined shrimp 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 1½ cups sliced mushrooms ½ cup dry white wine 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon salt pinch white pepper ¾ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 3/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 lb your […]

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Coronavirus – Listen to Nonna Alice Brignani

Coronavirus Listen to Nonna Alice Brignani * This is a really cute piece by Nonna Alice Brignani about how to deal with the complications not only surrounding the virus of the moment but life in general.  There is not much to say really except take a moment and watch her explain. It really is adorable.  […]

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RECIPE FOR SAINT JOSEPH: “Maccu di San Giuseppe” (or “Maccu ri San Giuseppi”) is a soup of poverty, often eaten in honor of Saint Joseph

RECIPE FOR SAINT JOSEPH: “Maccu di San Giuseppe” (or “Maccu ri San Giuseppi”) is a soup of poverty, often eaten in honor of Saint Joseph Over time, this hearty peasant soup came to be linked with the festivities of the Feast Day of San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph), Sicily’s patron saint, celebrated every year on March […]

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