All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Italian cooking video’

Primavera~

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Spring is here, the seedlings are up, and the promise of a summer of delicious eating is in the air. One of my favorite Italian springtime dishes is “Minestra di Primavera” ~ “Spring Soup.” It features lettuce as the main ingredient. Now wait, before you imagine the ubiquitous “Wedge Salad” Iceberg jammed into a bowl, this recipe features Romaine and …

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Biscotti Natale ~

Chocolate Hazelnut Almond And Amaretto Cookies Photo2

Italian Christmas Cookies Italians might be famous for being frugal, but when it comes to holidays, all the stops are pulled out! And Nonna is no exception. Here is her recipe for classic Biscotti Natale: Chocolate, Amaretto, Hazelnut, and Almond Cookies. Extravagant because it uses two kinds of nuts, chocolate and amaretto liqueur ~ yum, all the way around. This …

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It’s Child’s Play~

Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe post image - Beyond the Pasta - Mark Leslie

Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe On my most recent trip to Italy I stayed with the Stefanis (the family in my book) and learned a new and very simple recipe ~ Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe. This recipe is one of the hundreds of classic Italian dishes were you prepare the sauce for the pasta in the time it takes you to …

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