Tag Archives: italian

Italian Lasagna Recipe

homemade lasgana

Recipe: Lasagna Image by Smaku (Flickr Creative Commons) Lasagna is such a  great pasta dish.  This recipe, adapated from the Flickr link above  is a combo of one of the standard lasagna box recipes and f improvisation for the sauce by using jarred sauce instead of making it from scratch.  This uses oven-ready, no cook lasagna noodles, which use the moisture ... 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 Roasted Venison with Chocolate Sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: over 5 hours Ingredients needed to make Roasted Venison with Chocolate Sauce: 1.5 kg venison, chopped into large chunks 2-3 beef bones, for the stock 400 gm plums, halved and stoned 30 gm dark (70% cocoa) chocolate 1 stick celery, chopped into small dices 1 red onion, peeled and diced 1 carrot, diced ... Read More »

How to Cook Pork Chops Alla Pizzaiola

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 7 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Pork Chops Alla Pizzaiola: 2 ( 12 oze each) pork loin centre-cut chops, bone-in and each 1’’ thick 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tbsp fresh Italian parsley leaves, chopped 1 can (15 o) diced tomatoes, juice retained ¼ tsp dried red pepper flakes, plus ... Read More »

How to Cook Oven-Roasted Crabs

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 12 mins Ingredients needed to make Oven-Roasted Crabs: 2 ( 4 ½ lb) large Dungeness crabs, cooked ¼ cup butter 1 tbsp shallots, minced 2 tbsp garlic, minced 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 1 tsp blood-orange zest, finely grated ½ cup freshly squeezed out blood orange juice ¼ ... Read More »

How to Cook Tagiatelle and Meatballs

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Tagiatelle and Meatballs: 1 lb 2 oz tagiatelle 9 oz ground pork 9 oz ground beef 3 streaky bacon slices, chopped 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 can (14 oz) chopped tomatoes 3 large tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 ¾ oz white breadcrumbs 1 egg yolk ... 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 »