Clams Casino and Calamari ripieni in tomato sauce

Clams Casino and Calamari ripieni in tomato sauce I usually serve clams casino as an appetizer, but it can also be served a main course.  It’s an incredibly simple recipe, which only takes about 15 minutes to make.  The ingredients you need to make 6-7 clams on a half shell include: 1.5 pounds of fresh […]

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Buona Pasqua! Italian Easter Cookies

Buona Pasqua! Italian Easter Cookies The Easter season is one filled with rich traditions, including many types of foods.  Food plays a particularly important role on Easter Sunday since that is a day of great celebration and when Lenten fasts are over, allowing for the partaking in all the foods which were given up over Lent. […]

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Pizza di Crema

Pizza di Crema My favorite Easter pastry , this pizza di crema is Neapolitan in origin Pizza di Crema has a custard filling flavored with orange zest, cinnamon, and vanilla and enhanced with cherries Ingredients: Crust 2-1/2 cups flour 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

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Fiadoni Abruzzesi

Fiadoni Abruzzesi  Fiadoni are typical Easter pastries served in Abruzzo.bread-like pastry filled with cheese and egg, Makes 20-24 Preparation 30min Cooking 25min Ingredients Dough 300 g (10½ oz/2 cups) plain (all-purpose) flour, plus extra for dusting 3 eggs, lightly beaten 100 ml (3½ fl oz) olive oil 100 ml (3½ fl oz) dry white wine splash of […]

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Rosemary Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe

Rosemary Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe by GourmetFoodStore.com Perfect for your Easter feast, our delicious and tender Roasted Leg of Lamb recipe is a winning combination of high quality lamb with simple yet flavorful ingredients like fresh rosemary, lemon and garlic. Served with your favorite sides – like mashed or roasted potatoes, it can also […]

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Pasticciotti- Cooking with Nonna

Pasticciotti- Cooking with Nonna A pasticciotti is a type of filled Italian pastry. Depending on the region, they are traditionally filled with either ricotta cheese or egg custard   Ingredients For 1 Dozen(s) For the Dough: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 […]

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Sciusceddu (Italian Meatball and Egg Soup)

Sciusceddu (Italian Meatball and Egg Soup) Sciusceddu  is a dish that comes from the city of Messina in Sicily, where it is traditionally served at Easter. Ingredents 4 cups meat broth 7 oz veal meat , chopped 2 oz breadcrumbs 3 ½ oz caciocavallo cheese , grated 3 eggs 3 ½ oz ricotta cheese parsley […]

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Stracciatella Soup (Italian Egg Soup)

Stracciatella Soup (Italian Egg Soup) Stracciatella, also known as Stracciatella alla romana, is an Italian soup consisting of meat broth and small shreds of an egg-based mixture, prepared by drizzling the mixture into boiling broth and stirring. It is popular around Rome in the Lazio region of central Italy Yield: Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 […]

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Italian baked ricotta cheesecake (fiadone di Vincenzo)

Italian baked ricotta cheesecake (fiadone di Vincenzo) The people of Abruzzo seldom indulge in lavish cakes or pastries, but when the occasion calls for it, home cooks often draw on the region’s ancient recipe for fiadone cake. Essentially an Italian cheesecake made from eggs, ricotta and lemon, this specialty is encased in a basic pastry […]

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Grilled lamb chops with asparagus (agnello alla griglia con asparagi)

Grilled lamb chops with asparagus (agnello alla griglia con asparagi) Serves 4 Preparation 20min Cooking 10min BySilvia Colloca   Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole 2–3 sprigs rosemary salt flakes 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 2 tbsp white wine 16 lamb chops 16 spears asparagus, trimmed if necessary […]

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