Andrea Bocelli – Return to Love (Christmas Version)

Andrea Bocelli – Return to Love (Christmas Version)

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How to Shuck Oysters

How to Shuck Oysters It’s one thing to read about how to shuck an oyster and entirely something else to see it being done with your own eyes…watch our technique for shucking oysters. And in case you do want to read the instructions…here you go! Open an oyster—Hold the oyster in your hand with the […]

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Broiled Halibut with Rosemary

Broiled Halibut with Rosemary INGREDIENTS 1 pound of fresh or frozen halibut filets 3/4 cup of seasoned breadcrumbs 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp of fresh rosemary, finely chopped 2 tbls of extra virgin olive oil 2 lemons PREPARATION Rinse fish off and pat dry with a paper towel. Combine the oil, garlic […]

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The Feast of the Seven Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes La Vigilia La Vigilia is the night Italians and Italian-Americans celebrate Christmas Eve with “The Feast of the Seven Fishes“. It is one of Italy’s most celebrated traditions which began as a southern Italian custom and grew in popularity through other regions of Italy. This tradition is now currently […]

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Spongata di Natale

Spongata di Natale Ingredients for 6-8 people: For the dough Flour 300g sugar 80g butter 100g dry white wine icing sugar salt. For the filling Almonds 75g sugar 40g honey 200 gr hazelnuts 75g walnuts 150 gr pine nuts 30 gr biscuits 100 g candied citron and orange, cut into cubes 100 gr sultanas, already […]

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Christmas Potatoes donuts From Puglia

Christmas Potatoes donuts From Puglia So sweet and so good these potatoes donuts From Puglia; along with other sweet specialties, enrich and smell the long Christmas tables! Ingredients for 4-6 people: Boiled and peeled potatoes 500 gr flour 400g 3 eggs 1 packet of baking powder zest of 1 lemon, grated olive oil (for frying) […]

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Sicilian Christmas fig-cookies great depression cooking with Clara

Sicilian Christmas fig-cookies great depression cooking with Clara   Recipe: Cucidati Cookies (Sicilian Cookies by Clara) FILLING Boil 2 cups of water and add 1/2 cups sugar. Let cook. 3/4 cups shelled hazel nuts 1/2 cups shelled almonds 1/2 cups shelled walnuts 1/2 cups shelled pecans Toast all nuts on cookie sheet separately (different nuts […]

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Neapolitan roccocò

Neapolitan roccocò The Rococo, delicious crispy donuts prepared in Naples for Christmas; it is customary, soak them in wine Ingredients for 6-8 people: Flour 300g sugar 300g almonds 120g citron and orange, candied 120g cinnamon 2 g cloves 1 gr ammonia powder 1 gr 1 lemon 1 orange 1 egg butter (to grease) nutmeg salt. […]

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Neapolitan mostaccioli

Neapolitan mostaccioli The mostaccioli, along with Roccocò are a Christmas ritual for each Neapolitan; enjoyed in the warmth of the family fire are literally delicious! Ingredients ::  Flour 500g sugar 300g water 150 gr Cocoa 30 g 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract ammonia 5 gr pisto (mixed pounded spices) 12 gr ground almonds 150g ½ […]

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Christmas nociata

Christmas nociata This sweet treat is a Christmas recipe from Lazio (Latium) region of Italy. A treat made from walnuts and honey.   Ingredients for 400 grams of nociata: Honey 200 gr walnuts, coarsely chopped 150 g 2 egg whites ½ lemon Bay leaves pepper. PREPARATION Beat the egg whites then pour into a pan […]

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