Tag Archives: Regional Italian Dishes

Sbrisolona

My series on Regional Italian food is back!  Finally!  Today’s recipe comes from the region I was born in: Lombardy and more precisely from the beautiful town of Mantova.  This area is a culinary heaven… but then again, what part of … Continue reading

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IMPEPATA DI COZZE – PEPPERED MUSSELS

Today I am back with a recipe for my Regional Italian dish series!  I am taking you all to Campania and Naples with a delicious and very easy to make dish: Peppered Mussels.  All you need, besides mussels, are garlic, … Continue reading

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RICOTTA FILLED GRAFFE

Today’s recipe comes from the Sicilian town of Trapani, where my mother was born.  These are similar, but not the same as the more famous Neapolitan graffe, the dough of which includes potatoes.  Graffe in Trapani are like doughnuts, fried … Continue reading

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TORTELLI DI ZUCCA – PUMPKIN TORTELLI

In my last post I had promised you a recipe to use up some of that beautiful Mostarda Mantovana that I showed you how to make. Well… here I am to keep my promise. Today’s recipe is yet another recipe … Continue reading

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BEEF AGGLASSATO

Today’s Regional Italian dish is yet another dish from Sicily!  It is a very easy and delicious beef pot roast (kind of) made with onions and white wine.  It is a recipe from Palermo that comes from my father’s side of … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE SICILIAN PORK SAUSAGE WITH FENNEL

I am very excited about today’s post.  It is one of those recipes that I have been making for a long time and that I have been very keen on sharing.  The only reason why I hadn’t done it yet … Continue reading

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MATAROCCO

For this week’s Regional Italian dish I am going to take you back to Sicily.  Today’s recipe is really easy and really tasty, it is one of those family recipes that we would always have during our summer holidays.  It is … Continue reading

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CASSATA SICILIANA

Happy Easter everyone!!!  Today I want to share with you my family’s recipe for the most iconic Sicilian cake: Cassata!  It is a delicious dessert made with sponge cake, filled with sweet ricotta and chocolate and decorated with candied fruits … Continue reading

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