Tag Archives: Regional Italian Dishes

Gnocchi alla Romana

This month, the Daring Cooks challenged us to think inside the box – the icebox, that is! Audax taught us some really cool tips and tricks for stocking our freezers with prepare-ahead meals that can keep our taste buds satisfied even during … Continue reading

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Cassoeula

As I mentioned in my previous post on how to make Verzini sausages at home, Cassoeula is one of the most iconic dishes from Milan, the city where I was born.  Cassoeula is a stew made with pork meat and … Continue reading

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Home-made Verzini

As you may know, I was born and brought up in Milan.  Foodwise, Milan is famous for risotto (especially Risotto alla Milanese, made with saffron), ossobuco, cotoletta, panettone and cassoeula.  As you can see, I have already shared the recipes … Continue reading

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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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