Posts tagged ‘holiday recipes’

magozino di limone italiano: {italian lemon crostada}

It was my first trip to the Amalfi coast in Italia. The train ride from the north was wonderful. There really is nothing like a European…

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braised rabbit pappardelle with mixed spring vegetables

During my childhood years, the spring season was always a refreshing reminder of a cold, hard NY winter finally coming to an end. The chance to finally wear…

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zucchini-wrapped lamb koftas (kabobs)

I find myself seeking out new food and cuisines as I read my vast collection of food magazines and cookbooks. I recently ordered one of new…

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insalata tritata: {chopped salad}

The cooler weather has finally descended upon us even here in the south. The cooler breezes and brisk evening temperatures are a most welcome respite from…

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koulourakia {greek sesame twist cookies}

My parents have told me hundreds of stories of when they first arrived in New York from Italia. They had to learn so much and were…

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primavera: egg yolk with egg tagliolini & spring vegetables

Italy celebrates spring with an abundance of seasonal vegetables that gracefully leads us in to the preparations of an upcoming Easter (Pasqua) holiday. This day is…

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italian panettone

I have loved the tradition of holiday panettone since I was a child. This delicious yeasty, slighty sweet cake was featured during our Christmas celebrations and New Years Eve parties…

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spaghetti with tuna

Christmas Eve is one of my favorite moments of the year. I adore lighted trees and the homes decorated so beautifully; walking into Mammina Loreta and…

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italian lemon & ricotta biscotti

Italians love their biscotti and this is a recipe that I have researched and modified over the years for the best texture and flavor. The original…

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eggplant parmigiana

{buon giorno} The holiday season is happening right in front of our eyes and I for one am happy to see the season surround me with…

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