Sautéed Asparagus and Shrimp with Gremolata

Sautéed Asparagus and Shrimp with Gremolata Shrimp and Aspargras Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 ½ pounds peeled and deveined medium shrimp 3 cups (1 1/2-inch) slices asparagus (about 1/2 pound) Gremolata Ingredients     1 clove garlic, peeled     1 teaspoon lemon zest     Kosher salt, to taste     Freshly ground black pepper, to […]

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Veal Cutlets with Sauteed Baby Artichokes

Veal Cutlets with Sauteed Baby Artichokes Ingredients: 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 12 baby artichokes 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp capers, drained 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel Six 4-ounce veal cutlets (each about 1/4 […]

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Pistachio Amaretto Biscotti

Pistachio Amaretto Biscotti What You Need Makes 3 dozen cookies. 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 and 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 2 and 1/4 sticks unsalted butter or margarine 1/2 cup of brown sugar 1/3 cup molasses 1/4 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons finely chopped lemon rind 1 large egg yolk 1 whole […]

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Pasta with crispy bacon and peas recipe

Pasta with crispy bacon and peas recipe The pasta with crispy bacon and peas is a dish very tasty, easy to prepare INGREDIENTS 1 small white onion 3.5 oz- 100 g of peas (fresh or frozen) 3.5 oz -200 ml of vegetable broth 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 oz -50 g of bacon 1.5 […]

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Pasta with zucchini and shrimps

Pasta with zucchini and shrimps Ingredients  4 people 14 oz Fusilli 400 g ¾ pound shrimp already cleaned 350 g 1 Onion 2  Zucchini cut into cubes  Extra virgin olive oil Salt Preparation In a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and let it fry until it is golden brown. […]

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Lasagna with asparagus and cheese

Lasagna with asparagus and cheese Stuffed with cheese and fresh asparagus, the dish is suitable for any occasion, from dinner with friends to the classic Sunday lunch. Here is the recipe for excellent lasagna with asparagus and cheese. Ingredients 1 kg of asparagus thyme 60 g. of butter extra virgin olive oil 250 g. lasagna […]

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Pappardelle Norcina : Original Umbrian Recipe

Pappardelle Norcina : Original Umbrian Recipe Ingredients      1 pound pappardelle      8 ounces baby Bella mushrooms diced      1 pound bulk mild Italian sausage      ¼ cup olive oil      1 small onion diced      3 cloves garlic      ½ cup dry white wine      1 ½ cups heavy cream      2 cups reserved […]

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Torta al Testo Umbrian style:

Torta al Testo Umbrian style: Torta al testo, also known as crescia, is a traditional unleavened bread hailing from the heart of Umbria, in central Italy. Its origins date back to the Roman Empire, when these round flatbreads were cooked on large brick disc called testum. These days, the name testo refers to the cast […]

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Capellini in Brodo

Capellini in Brodo Ingredients 1-1/2 quarts (1.5 liters) home made chicken broth see below  (substitute with organic store canned broth) 5 oz (150 gr) capellini (angel hair) fresh pasta (substitute dry store angel hair) 2 oz (60 gr) cup parmigiano reggiano cheese, freshly grated pinch of nutmeg, freshly grated Directions Place the broth in a […]

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Beans Stewed with Tomato and Gambuccio

Beans Stewed with Tomato and Gambuccio Gambuccio ( translated from Italian means ‘small leg’ ). This is the de-boned end of prosciutto. You can use it as you would use “pancetta” (unsmoked Italian bacon). Gambuccio is surprisingly sweeter, leaner and less salty than other cured pork. I used it to flavor a dish of Beans […]

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