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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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Appetizer With Prosciutto Di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano

Appetizer With Prosciutto Di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano * Appetizer With Prosciutto Di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano Ingredients:  1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed per package instructions 1 egg and 1 tbsp water, beaten together 7 oz. Prosciutto di Parma slices 7 oz. Flakes of Parmesan reggiano All – Purpose flour for dusting Directions: Preheat […]

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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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Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits *   Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits Written Recipe Below * By Tested and perfected in the Sur La Table kitchen Makes 2 to 3 dozen treats depending on your size of cookie cutter. We recommend our 3.5 ” bone shaped cookie cutter. Ingredients 2 tablespoons peanut butter (creamy or […]

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Italian Baccala – Salt Cod Fritters with Aioli Dip

Italian Baccala Salt Cod Fritters with Aioli Dip Written Recipe * Do you remember Baccala from back in the day? Baccala is dried, salted Cod that is excellent if done properly. This is a recipe that we recommend. It is easier than some and yields what looks like a fish cake. We love it.  By […]

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“Stuffed Italian Artichokes” – Written Recipe

“Stuffed Italian Artichokes” Written Recipe *     * Stuffed artichoke is a food prepared in various regions. A common Italian stuffing uses a mixture of bread crumbs, garlic, oregano, parsley, grated cheese, and prosciutto or sausage. The mixture is pushed into the spaces at the base of each leaf and into the center before the artichoke is boiled or steamed.   *   […]

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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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Easter Bread Bunnies Easy Recipe

Easter Bread Bunnies Easy Recipe *     The Easter Bunny (also called the Easter Rabbit or Easter Hare) is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter, depicted as a rabbit bringing Easter eggs.       Originating among German Lutherans, the “Easter Hare” originally played the role of a judge, evaluating whether children were good or disobedient in behavior at the start of the […]

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Pizza Rustica (Pizzakeen) Recipe – Chef Pasquale

 Pizza Rustica – Pizza Chieno Pizzakeen Chef Pasquale recipe *     Both of my Italian Grandmothers made what we called Pizzagiena or one version of an Italian Easter Pie. Grandmom Julie was from Basilicata and Grandmom Madeline was from Calabria.  Yet they both made it pretty much the same way. It was made with diced […]

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