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Pasta Fazool

p Pasta Fazool Frank’s Thought Growin’ Up Italian * Recipes and Video’s below Pasta Fazool – Pasta Fagioli meaning “pasta and beans” is a traditional Italian dish. The proper name in grammatical Italian is Pasta Fagioli   Recipes for pasta fazool – Pasta Fagioli vary. The only true requirement is that beans and pasta are included. […]

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Rigatoni alla Caprese

Rigatoni alla Caprese Photo and Recipe by cooking with nonna Rigatoni alla Caprese… the true colors and flavors of summer! When I was a kid back home in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Mom used to make one form of Pasta or another probably 4 times a week. My favorite was always rigatoni. Back then in our […]

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Homemade Potato Gnocchi – Written Recipe

Homemade Potato Gnocchi Written Recipe Homemade Potato Gnocchi: the Classic Italian Gnocchi Recipe Potato Gnocchi are Italian soft dough dumplings, perfect with a good tomato sauce. Read out how to make the real Italian Potato Gnocchi. INGREDIENTS 20 oz Potato 1 cup Flour 00 1 Egg 2 pinch Salt YIELD 4-5 servings PREP. TIME: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 45 […]

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Linguine with Pancetta, Peas and Mint – Written Recipe

Linguine with Pancetta, Peas and Mint Written Recipe * * By Tested and perfected in the Sur la Table kitchen Serves Makes 4 servings Ingredients ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, more as needed 8 ounces pancetta, small dice 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 large shallot, peeled and minced 1½ cups shelled fresh […]

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Fresh Pasta Dough – Written Recipe

Fresh Pasta Dough Written Recipe * Fresh Pasta Dough By Recipe developed for Sur La Table’s Cooking Classes Serves Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2½ cups (12½ ounces) “00” flour, plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon kosher salt 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Procedure Fresh pasta dough is so easy to make, you’ll […]

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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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Eggplant Meatball Recipe – Chef Pasquale 

Eggplant Meatball Recipe Chef Pasquale      In this segment Chef Pasquale explains his version of Eggplant Meatballs. This is another unique way of using Melenzane or Eggplant. It’s easy and delicious. Take a moment and let Chef Pasquale share is recipe (In Broken English) for Eggplant Meatballs      Eggplant, due to its texture […]

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Homemade Ravioli recipe by Italian Grandma’ Gina

 Homemade Ravioli recipe  Italian Grandma’ Gina *   I recall my Great Grandmom Annunziata making homemade Ravioli way back in the day. I was only a young boy but she let me use the fork to close up the dumplings. Never have forgotten that.      Ravioli are a type of dumpling comprising a filling enveloped in thin pasta […]

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Fettucine and Broccoli Rabe Recipe – Italian Grandma’ Gina (Broken English)

Fettucine and Broccoli Rabe Italian Grandma’ Gina In Her Adorable Broken English * Broccoli Rabe is one of my favorite things in the world and Italian Grandma’ Gina makes it in this recipe just the way I like it. And I love her broken English. Reminds me of people I grew up with.     […]

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Baked Ziti – Italian Grandma’ Gina

Baked Ziti  Italian Grandma’ Gina *   Ziti is a medium sized tube-shaped pasta that is often used to make baked ziti. A staple in America when it comes to Italian Food.  Baked ziti is a casserole dish made with ziti pasta and sauce characteristic of Italian-American cuisine. It is a form of pasta al forno.   In many recipes, the ziti are first cooked separately […]

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