Italian

Creamy Lemon Risotto

This lemon risotto is  easy to make and super delicious. You can make risotto this with the whole focus on lemon and rice, or you can add vegetables such as zucchini, peas, or broccoli. The recipe here adds peas as an example. Add a light meat such as chicken with it for a complete meal, or serve the risotto as ... Read More »

How to Cook Chicken Saltimbocca

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Chicken Saltimbocca: 6 (3 oz each) chicken cutlets, flattened with a  meat mallet 10 oz fresh spinach, chopped ¼ cup Parmesan, grated 6 paper-thin prosciutto slices 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 tbsp olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 can (14 oz) ... Read More »

How to Bake Mushrooms and Cheese Calzones

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Mushrooms and Cheese Calzones: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup half and half 2 tsp dry yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 3 tsp vegetable oil For the filling: ½ cup cheese, grated 3 1/2oz mushrooms, chopped 3 tbsp onion 1 egg 1 tsp all ... Read More »

How to Cook Zucchini Soup

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Zucchini Soup: 8 cups zucchini, coarsely chopped 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 tbsp fresh thyme, minced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 6 cups chicken stock 1 cup half and half 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ... Read More »

How to Cook Crispelle Di Riso

Yields: 48 servings Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crispelle Di Riso: For the rice fritters: 2 ½ cups Arborio rice, uncooked ¾ cup all purpose flour 2 eggs 7 ½ cups water ½ cup milk ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract Vegetable oil, for deep frying ... Read More »

How to Cook Tre Formaggi Frittata

Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Tre Formaggi Frittata: 10 eggs 1 cup green onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 3-4 links mild Italian sausages ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded ¼ lb provolone cheese, diced 1/8 lb Asiago cheese, diced 1 tsp olive oil ... Read More »

How to Make Antipasti

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 5 mins Ingredients needed to make Antipasti: 20 prosciutto slices One handful cherry tomatoes, halved 1 garlic clove, halved 280 gm artichokes in olive oil, drained and oil set aside 1 red chili, deseeded and finely chopped 290 gm balsamic sundried peppers in oil, drained and oil set aside 290 gm sundried tomatoes ... Read More »

How to Cook Sardine Beccafico

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 5 mins Ingredients needed to make Sardine Beccafico: For the sardines: 12-16 fresh bay leaves 6 medium sardines, filleted For the stuffing: 4 anchovies 2 oz black olives ¾ oz almonds 1 ¼ oz pine nuts 1 ¼ oz raisins Juice and zest of 1 orange Juice and zest of  lemon 2 oz ... Read More »

How to Bake Fig-Prosciutto Pizzas

Yields: 3 Preparation time: 20 mins + 1 hr (inactive) Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Fig-Prosciutto Pizzas: For the pizza dough: 9 oz strong white flour, plus more for dusting ¼ oz instant-yeast ¼ oz salt 6 fl oz water 1 fl oz olive oil Semolina, for dusting For the topping: 2 ripe figs, quartered 4 prosciutto slices ... Read More »

How to Bake Crespelle Ai Piselli

Yields: 18 crespelles Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crespelle Ai Piselli: 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 2 cups milk 2 cups freshly shelled peas 1 cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated 2 ½ cups ricotta cheese 4 eggs ¼ cup + 4 tbsp unsalted butter ½ tsp salt Cooking instructions for Crespelle Ai Piselli: To ... Read More »