Posts tagged ‘italy’

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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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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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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crostata di pesca: {peach crostata}

Summer is the best time to take advantage of some of the best fresh imported and local fruits at the peak of their flavors and textures.…

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{summer}: trio of green vegetables

I love green vegetables. Green vegetables can be sweet, savory, bitter or buttery in texture and flavor. My famiglia’s table was always filled with two to three green vegetable choices…

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pizza di quattro stagioni: {pizza of the four seasons}

The first time I tasted pizza in Italia was in the small town of Sora where my parents were born and raised. My father’s brother took…

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eggplant involtini

This is a wonderful recipe that uses one of my favorite vegetables, the eggplant. There are so many varieties of eggplant depending on how you wish…

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summer fresh tomato sauce

Summer tomatoes. The stuff of dreams. …The strong perfume of the tomato plant filled my senses as my hands moved the leaves aside to pick the ripened fruit for…

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