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Italian Lunch


This is a great way to use up leftover rice, they can be a great appetizer maybe even served with a dipping sauce of your choice or you could have them the way Nanny intended…as they are.

One of the most famous and fantastic Italian recipe from Abruzzo.   Servings:4 INGREDIENTS: ⅝ lb crustless white bread, stale 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 1 clove of garlic, chopped 5 eggs extra virgin olive oil to taste 7 oz grated Pecorino cheese tomato sauce to taste salt and pepper to taste   METHOD In a …

The zucchini parmesan is nothing more than a simple revisitation of the most famous eggplant parmigiana or, better to say “parmiciana”.

It originated in Naples—calzone means “trouser” in Italian—but has become popular across the globe, with many regional variations. Calzones are usually baked, though some versions are deep-fried.

The  fried zucchini in batter , golden and delicately crunchy, represent a plate delicious and easy to marry with other dishes.

It is prepared with a mixture of simple ingredients such as potatoes, grated cheese, mozzarella cheese (or smoked cheese) and prosciutto or mortadella.

If you want to prepare some fantastic meatballs, this is my special recipe for you, directly from Italy

The ciambotta  is made with potatoes and onions in addition to zucchini, eggplants and peppers, typical vegetables of the summer period when they reach, in fact, the natural maturation.

Carciofi alla giudia, or artichokes Jewish-style, are a masterpiece of Roman cuisine, a rural and peasant cuisine.

My mom made a dish that we called “Italian Potato Pie” which was essentially mashed potatoes with parmigiano and mozzarella folded in.     Recipe from: https://paninigirl.wordpress.com/2010/03/02/gatto-di-patate-potato-cake/   SERVINGS:6-8 INGREDIENTS: 3 pounds  potatoes Extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced and sauteed until lightly browned in 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and freshly ground pepper …