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Italian Breakfast

Ok, maybe you are very careful with your diet, but in this case we may be able find a compromise.

This cherry and cream cheese-stuffed French toast makes an elegant addition to any holiday brunch.

It’s no surprise that this tasty dish is one of the most ancient pasta recipes on record. 

Italians in Italy really don’t do the whole “spaghetti and meatballs” thing–and if they do, the meatball is huge and served as a second dish after the pasta.

Italian Wedding Cookies, Viennese Crescents, Mexican Wedding Cookies … they’re all pretty much the same buttery little cookie drenched in powder sugar.

Polpettone is the big, and I do mean big version of the meatball and you’ll rarely find a Neapolitan eating it with sauce or a Ragù

Coming to you directly from Sicily, this fun and festive salad will bring a touch of color to your Christmas table.

These scones would make a delicious addition to any special brunch or breakfast.

This is a really good cake.

A little different from the normal pound cake.


These are my favorite Italian breakfast food.    They are sold in both bars and croissant shops, cornetterie for breakfast.   They are the Italian cousins of the American cream-filled doughnut.  They taste their best served fresh and warm.   For holidays and special occasions,  I like to make the pastries and the cream. the …