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Savory Easter Cake: Torta Pasqualina, Italian Recipe – Gianni’s North Beach

Torta Pasqualina, Easter cake, is traditionally served as an antipasto on the Easter table. Torta Pasqualina is best at room temperature so it’s good to go for your picnic too. The torta includes traditional symbolic Easter foods. Before modern production, eggs were costly and only available this time of year so eggs and tender leafy […]

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Cooking with Mama Lombardo – Italian Easter Cookies

Mama Lombardo shares a special cookie recipe from “the old country” for making special Easter cookies. A special guest (Aunt Elaine Angelo) shows how she makes her Easter cookie baskets while Mama Lombardo shows her techniques. Try out this recipe on Easter cookies or for cookies that are good anytime!  Join us on the NEXT […]

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Italian Peach Cookies (Pesche Dolci)

Pesche Dolci In this video we learn how to make some traditional Italian cookies called “pesche dolci” in Italy, otherwise known as Italian peach cookies. Cookie Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter 3 eggs 3 1/2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 lemon- zest only 1/2 an orange- zest only 2 tablespoons whiskey […]

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Fiadone con Ricotta – Ancient Abbruzzese Recipe

Fiadone con Ricotta Silvia Colloca Ancient Easter Recipe From Abbruzzo  * Fiadone is a Ricotta cheesecake without bottom layer, made of brocciu, sugar, lemon zest and eggs. The Fiadone can have round or rectangular shape: it is baked in oven and served cold. Silvia Colloca “Fiadone con Ricotta” Video Recipe on the NEXT PAGE  

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Good Friday Onion Pie / Puglia “Scalcione”

“Scalcione” Good Friday Onion Pie * Scalcione (Skalch yo’ nay) is a traditional Good Friday Onion Easter Pie from the Puglia Region.  Scalcione is usually eaten after returning from mass on Good Friday.  * Rosella’s Recipe on THE NEXT PAGE  

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“DEEP DISH PIZZA” ……… What is it? Is This Really Pizza…?

PIZZA Is “Deep Dish” Really Pizza…?  Hysterical * This is really a very funny piece on the validity of “Deep Dish Pizza”. Even though both Deep Dish and Stuffed Pizza’s are often very good the argument still ensues. Is this Deep Dish item really pizza or something else? Very Funny * Very Funny Commentary On […]

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Decadent Chocolate Torta – GialloZafferano

Decadent Chocolate Torta GialloZafferano *   This decadent chocolate torte is a delicious cake without wheat flour, topped with a creamy chocolate ganache. DELIZIOSO… ! If it’s true that chocolate makes you feel good, then this dessert will make you happy!    * Enjoy the Recipe for this Delicious “Torta Cioccolata” On The NEXT PAGE […]

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Cioccolata Calda – Heaven in a Cup Decadent Hot Chocolate “Italiana”

Heaven in a Cup Hot Chocolate Italian Style “Cioccolata Calda” * Note from Meg Collins: “I went to Italy eight years ago and we stayed in Florence for three days. Every morning my sister and I would be up early and we’d be downstairs waiting for breakfast. A woman came downstairs and we were just […]

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“Struffoli” – Original Italian Recipe Honey Balls

 Struffoli Original Italian Recipe These “Honey Balls” are a holiday favorite in our house.   This is a very good recipe with an instructional video on how to make Struffoli. Continue to the NEXT PAGE for the Written and Video recipe

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Braided Nutella Bread Recipe – Laura Vitale

Braided Nutella Bread Recipe Laura Vitale * Perfect Christmas Treat As usual Laura comes through with another great recipe  Very simply if you are a Hazelnut fan you will probably love this recipe * Join Laura on THE NEXT PAGE for this Delicious Recipe From Wikipedia

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