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Zeppole San Giuseppe – Laura Vitale

Zeppole San Giuseppe Laura Vitale * They are the pride of Italian patisserie and, although they have been prepared for March 19th in the regions of Central and Southern Italy for Father’s Day and for Carnival, the zeppole di San Giuseppe remain deeply rooted in the Neapolitan tradition.   March 19th 2022 * As with many sweets, […]

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Italian Anisette Cookies for St Patrick’s Day

Italian Anisette Cookies for St Patrick’s Day Ingredients Needed for Cookies 1/2 c. butter or margarine 1/4 c. shortening 3/4 c. granulated sugar 4 eggs 3 c. all-purpose flour 5 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. anise extract (can use vanilla or lemon extract instead) Ingredients Needed for Glaze 2 c. confectioners’ sugar, […]

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Chicken Parmesan Tenders

Chicken Parmesan Tenders This is one of those American inventions that sounds Italian because it has Parmesan in the name. Really it is strictly an American concept. That said, people like it so we thought we’d share the recipe. Healthy Chicken Parmesan Bites are easy to make.   They would be great for informal dinner […]

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Zeppole

Zeppole Frank’s Thoughts on Growin’ Up Italian Two Zeppole recipes included below * The word does something to me. I have such wonderful memories of Zeppole.    Both grandmothers would make them for special occasions.  OMG, they are addictive.  You only need a few ingredients to make a beautiful batch. Flour, baking powder, salt, ricotta […]

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Zeppole – Laura Vitale recipe

Zeppole  Laura Vitale recipe * Zeppole are my favorite traditional Italian pastry. I guess you would call it a pastry but all I know is a hot Zeppola with powdered sugar on top and a coffee…. WOW. My grandmother used to make these whenever we asked for them. Simple, especially when they are just randomly […]

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The Ricotta Cookie – Frank’s Thought & Written Recipe

The Ricotta Cookie Frank’s Thought on Growin’ Up Italian & Written Recipe     The Ricotta Cookie.     When I was a kid, for that matter as long as I can recall I have had a love affair with the Ricotta cookie. My Grandmother Madalena was from Calabria and she made these cookies all […]

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Pepper & Egg Sandwich – Written Recipe & Video

Pepper & Egg Sandwich Written Recipe & Video Frank’s Thoughts on Growin’ Up Italian * I’ve had a loving relationship with the Pepper & Egg sandwich all my life. When my uncle took us fishing as kids this was the sandwich he made for the trip.  Pepper & Egg Sandwich.     Video and Written […]

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Apple Roses

Apple Roses

Apple Roses By Cooking with Manuela ***** Joanne and I are always looking for new unique and romantic ways to spend our time together both in life and within our Everybody Loves Italian community. We do this hoping to encourage the same among our friends and fans.  Making this lovely recipe fits perfectly to that […]

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Ricotta Crumb Cake

Ricotta Crumb Cake By Juls Kitchen ***** This Ricotta Crumb Cake is a moist, easy cake to bake. “Berry delicious!” Perfect to serve for breakfast or when family & friends come for coffee or tea! Ricotta Crumb Cake “If you make this cake for the first time, start with this combination and you’ll fall in […]

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Italian Apple Olive Oil Cake

Italian Apple Olive Oil Cake

Italian Apple Olive Oil Cake By Suzy – The Mediterranean Dish   This rustic Italian Apple Olive Oil Cake is very easy to make and is perfect with coffee or tea. Frank & I surprised family baking this during the holidays. Everyone loved it served accompanied with fresh cream. Italian Apple Olive Oil Cake Frank […]

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