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Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant Caponata   Eggplant Caponata originating from Sicily is a mix of sweet and sour flavors that burst in your mouth.  It’s a colorful dish and definitely one to make at least a day ahead because the flavor improves with time.  Grab some crusty bread and enjoy! Ingredients: • 1 cup celery, diced • 1 […]

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Cauliflower Risotto

Cauliflower Risotto Cauliflower “risotto” with Peas, and Pancetta Serves 3-4 Ingredients: •8 oz. Pancetta, small dice •2 heads cauliflower, broken into small florets •4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil •4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced •2 ½ cups vegetable stock •¼ cup Grana Padano Cheese, grated •2 tbsp. Butter •½ cup green peas •2 tbsp. chopped Chives […]

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Pizzette

Pizzette Pizzette are served all over Italy and are offered with many different toppings.  They are commonly eaten as a snack or during aperitivo in Italy. Here’s a video recipe so you can make them at home too! INGREDIENTS 500 g of flour 10 g of brewer’s yeast 250 ml of milk 5 g of […]

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MELANZANE RIPIENE DI RISO

MELANZANE RIPIENE DI RISO 2 eggplants 300g of rice 350g of tomato 1 mozzarella grated parmesan (optional) salt and oil fresh basil 1. We start by washing the eggplants well and cutting them in half and empty the pulp. 2. Place the eggplants  on a pan covered with parchment paper and season with a little […]

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Millefoglie di polenta

Millefoglie di polenta Ingredients 375 g of instant polenta 1.5 l of water 300 g of mushrooms 500 g of sausage 1/2 carrot 1/2 shallot 1 clove of garlic 400 ml of tomato sauce 1/2 glass of white wine grated Parmesan cheese chopped parsley salt extra virgin olive oil Have a look at the below […]

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Albero di sfoglia salato

Albero di sfoglia salato Here’s a creative appetizer with just a few ingredients.  It’s simple to prepare and makes a festive presentation. Ingredients 2 pastry sheets pesto sauce 1 egg cherry tomatoes See the video below for assembly. Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life- Anna […]

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Timballo di pasta

Timballo di pasta Ingredients 3 eggplants Salt and pepper 50 ml of balsamic vinegar 500 g of minced meat 1 onion pieces 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 pack of tomato pulp 300 g of rigatoni 2 tablespoons basil, minced 200 g of ricotta cheese 100 g of grated Parmesan cheese 200 g of mozzarella […]

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Una Torta Lasagna

Una Torta Lasagna 30 sheets of lasagne previously cooked 100 g of sliced ​​salami 150 ml of béchamel 150 g grated mozzarella cheese For pesto: 1 sprig of basil 75 g of roasted pine nuts 70 g of grated Parmesan cheese 1 clove of garlic 125 ml of olive oil For the sauce: 500 g […]

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How to make tomato passata

How to make tomato passata Making tomato passata is usually a family all day event for most families.  Large quantities are always made so there is enough to last through the winter. Have a look at this family in action making tomato passata.  If you’ve made it with your family it will bring back memories. […]

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Gnudi

Gnudi Gnudi are spinach and ricotta dumplings. They consist of spinach, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, ricotta, egg and flour.  Gnudi is like the inside of a ravioli but without the pasta.  They are normally served with a butter or tomato sauce. Have a look at the preparation of this simple and delicious dish. Video from youtube  

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