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La Genovese

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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.  The 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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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 Neapoiltan

Here is the legend that goes with the Pie: he 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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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 Neapoiltan

Here is the legend that goes with the Pie: he 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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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 Neapoiltan

Here is the legend that goes with the Pie: he 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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Italian Easter Bread Gurrugulo – Scarcella

1 Lb – Flour 9 Eggs 1 Cup – Sugar 3/4 Cup – Olive oil 2 Tsp – Baking powder 1 Lemon 1) In a bowl, add the flour, 4 eggs, sugar, olive oil, baking powder and the zest of … Continue reading

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Easter Bread

Easter Bread

I grew up making this bread with my Mom. I remember as a little girl how wonderful it tasted to me. My mom did not have the best ricette, but I knew where to find a traditional recipe

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Back finally, one of the most important items about Italian-American food prepartion is how we have recreated the old dishes. I love this dish. I do not always like to have my pasta with tomato sauce all the time. I … Continue reading

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Been a long while

Well I have been finishing my dissertation and I feel that I should start writing some of my mom’s recipes” ricette….. They are good old Italian stand bus that were modified because of living in America. I have begun to realize that … Continue reading

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