Posts tagged ‘italian recipes’

goat cheese & quinoa-stuffed artichoke heart bottoms

We love small plates of all different varieties of food at for our evening meal. Whether we are out at our favorite food spot sitting at…

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roman zucchini fritters with parmigiano cheese

An abundance of gorgeous summer harvest zucchini would always challenge us to create tasty new dishes that include this healthy and delicious ingredient. One of our…

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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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spring {primavera}: artichoke & potato tarte

The spring season brings warmer temperatures that feed our souls, especially for those of us who have endured the frozen climes for what seems like a winter…

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zuppa di funghi del cacciatore

Winter soups are one of my favorite comfort foods, my Mammina Loreta’s classic chicken soup to a warm, spicy vegetable minestrone. This recipe is a my…

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baba torta al la napolitana con crema pasticcera: {neapolitan rum cake}

September and October are favorite months for our famiglia. We celebrate two birthdays (Carina who turned 18 and I who turned the big 50) and we…

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rustic smoked gouda, tomato, spinach & potato galette

This is a rustic potato galette inspired by a recipe I came across in one of my foodie magazines and the idea of a mixed vegetable-based…

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la tavola: piccata di vitello {veal piccata}

Weekend dinners are my favorite. The kind that allow you to slow down and savor the moment as well as the people around you as you…

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dan’s open bar: va napoli

Long holiday weekends. 3 days. A moment to sleep in and wake with time on your hands. Time to listen to yourself, do what your heart desires, a…

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