Monthly Archives: May 2012

Eggplant a Much Loved Italian vegetable

Eggplant is the stable for many Italian and Italian American households. I have had them filled with ricotta, ricotta and prosciutto, mozzarella, and also chopped meat. Calabrese love eggplant. ┬áThe Calabrese cook it in many different. I remember one night … Continue reading

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This so traditional and I loved making it with my mother… I make a better crust than she did but the contents of this dish is still Neapolitan

Here is the legend that goes with the Pie: The Legends. There are different legends about the Origin of the Pastiera, one is that the priestesses of Ceres were celebrating the return of Spring. Another possibility is that they derived … Continue reading

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