ZEPPOLE: St. Joseph’s Day Cream Puffs

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ITALIAN EASTER CAKE (TORTA PASQUALINA)

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Those delicious pastries baked or fried are well liked and are now prepared all year around. The original recipe made with bread dough and stuffed with ricotta, honey and spices, has been slightly changed and updated to include some fat, alcohol and eggs, giving to the cassateddi the present characteristics of lightness and a distinctive …

Italian appetizer bread stuffed with salami, cheese and olives makes a perfect warm appetizer for a crowd.

A perfect addition to any holiday cookie tray, these delicious traditional cookies will be a hit with family and friends alike.

S cookies were originally made using a funnel attached to an old-fashioned meat grinder, but they can be formed with a pastry bag. Sometimes they are shaped like a figure eight. This cookie is soft when it first comes out of the oven, but crisps up like a sugar cookie as it cools. They are …

These Italian Cookies are the perfect bites of sweetness and are the perfect choice for any cookie platter, holiday or otherwise.   Approximately 100 cookies (this is according to the Noble Pig page — I only got 60 or so? I guess mine are bigger!) For the cookies: 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar …

This is a recipe of traditional Sicilian sweets. Sicily is renowned for its citrus fruits, its pistachio nuts and almonds. All these products make fantastic ingredients for sweets. Recipe from: https://tastykitchen.com/recipes/desserts/sicilian-almond-cookies/ Ingredients (for 25 cookies): 250 gr. of almond meal 175 gr. of caster sugar + more to sprinkle on the top 2 egg whites …

This tomato sauce is called sailor’s style, marinara, because it is prepared by the sailors at sea. It is a sauce to go with pasta, it is quickly made and few ingredients are necessary. Preserved tomatoes, either bottled or canned are used. This sauce requires very little cooking and if it is too tangy it …

A new recipe for preparing one of the most classical desserts of the Italian cuisine. Instead of coffee we use tasty raspberries. From the courtesy of: https://italoamericano.org/social/tiramisu-raspberries SERVINGS: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb berries (wild strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, etc) 1 lb Mascarpone cheese 4 oz sugar 4 egg yolks 2 egg whites ¼ cup Marsala …

The Escarole Pizza is a traditional dish of the Neapolitan cuisine, which is usually eaten for lunch during the Christmas festivities (especially on 24th and 31st December), awaiting for the lavish banquets of the evenings. Although it is composed by simple ingredients, it is very tasty and hearty and it’s actually perfect to be eaten …

Bread is probably the most common food in the world and is certainly a main stable in Italy. Here is a basic bread recipe, which can be used in your own kitchen to make fragrant loaves or use as a starting point for many other traditional Italian recipes. From the courtesy of: http://www.academiabarilla.com/food-tours/ultimate-chocolate-lovers-tour/make-bread-dough.aspx INGREDIENTS: ¾ …