Spinach and Scallop Salad

Spinach and Scallop Salad   Ingredients:  8 scallops 11 oz (300 grams) spinach leaves, tough stalks removed8 cherry tomatoes, halved1 shallot, chopped 1 fresh flat-leaf parsley sprig, chopped6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 and 1/2 fl oz (100 ml) white wine 1 lemon 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar Salt and pepper  Directions: Holding the […]

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Osso Buco Recipe

Osso Buco Recipe Ingredients 4 veal shanks (See Notes) salt and pepper flour olive oil 1 large onion sliced 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 bay leaf 1/2 cup dry white wine (See Notes)  1/2 cup veal stock – chicken may be substituted 1 large can […]

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Gnocchi Pasta with Lemon, Spinach, and Burrata Recipe

Gnocchi Pasta with Lemon, Spinach, and Burrata Recipe Ingredients yield: 6 servings 1 lb gnocchi pasta ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp butter 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated juice and zest of 1 Meyer lemon 1 pkg (6 oz) fresh baby spinach ¾ cup slivered almonds grated nutmeg, to taste 1 lb. burrata […]

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Red Snapper Fillets in “Acqua Pazza”

Red Snapper Fillets in “Acqua Pazza” Ingredients: Four 5-ounce red snapper fillets 1/3 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cups chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 and 1/2 teaspoons drained capers Fresh Italian parsley, chopped Directions: Arrange snapper fillets in single layer in large nonstick skillet. Add […]

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Chicken Cutlets with Asparagus, Spring Onions, and Gremolata

Chicken Cutlets with Asparagus, Spring Onions, and Gremolata Ingredients: For the Gremolata: 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh tarragon 1 tablespoon minced shallot 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel For the Chicken: 12 chicken cutlets (1/4 to 1/2 inch thick; about 2 pounds) […]

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Ricotta and Arugula Calzones

Ricotta and Arugula Calzones Ingredients: 1 large garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 5 oz baby arugula (8 cups packed) 6 oz whole-milk ricotta (2/3 cup) 3 oz whole-milk mozzarella, coarsely grated 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1 large egg yolk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 lb frozen pizza […]

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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken-Lentil Stew Recipe

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken-Lentil Stew Recipe Ingredients 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts 1 medium onion 1 medium zucchini 4 medium carrots 1 cup dried lentils 4 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 – 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2 cans diced tomatoes (14 […]

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Heart shaped hazelnut chocolate cookies

Heart shaped hazelnut chocolate cookies Ingredients: 100 g of wheat flour 100 g of corn flour 100 g of hazelnut flour 130 g of corn malt 60 ml of corn oil 1/2 packet of yeast 1/2 c vanilla 1/2 c cinnamon 60 ml of warm water 1 pinch of salt 100 g of dark chocolate […]

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Broccoli Rabe and Provolone Cheese Sandwiches

Broccoli Rabe and Provolone Cheese Sandwiches Ingredients: 1/2 lb broccoli rabe, tough ends discarded 2 flat anchovies, rinsed, patted dry, and chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil One (8 to 9-inch) sliced (1/4-inch thick) fine-quality round Italian loaf 1/3 lb sliced provolone cheese Directions: Cook broccoli rabe in a 4-quart pot […]

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Sicilian Veal Roulades

Sicilian Veal Roulades Ingredients: 4 veal cutlets 5 oz grated Pecorino Sicilian cheese 2 eggs 4 oz grated breadcrumbs 3 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp chopped parsley Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup white wine vinegar Zest of 1 lemon Salt and pepper Directions: Flatten the veal cutlets with a meat mallet and marinate them […]

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