Posts Tagged ‘italian cuisine’

Zippoli: Authentic Italian Pastry

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

Italian deep fried dough is one of the most delightful dessert items that you can enjoy on the menu at an Italian eatery. Often called zippoli, this is a tasty dish that can be served in several different ways, and I have found that it is the perfect finisher most Italian meals. That being said, I decided to try my hand at the Italian dessert to see if I could get the same flavor at home.

Stovetop Frittata: Your Cheesy Goodness

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Stovetop quiche is a rich, creamy, healthy, cheesy goodness (suddenly hungry, huh?) with eggs as its main ingredient and made only in your skillet without an oven. It’s an easy-to-make meal and I think I hear your kitchen beckoning. A stovetop frittata is your go-to stop for a quick, healthy (or not) snack or whole meal.

Making and Serving a 7 Course Meal

Written by Ona J Bass on . Posted in food

A seven-course meal doesn’t have to be heavy or complex. While it might mean a table groaning with food to some people, in reality, it can be very light and simple. The Italian and the  French both have a simple seven-course menu. The secret of the seven-course dinner is the 7-course meal order. You might have familiar and recognizable foods, but the order in which they are served is important.

Pancetta: An Italian Pork Masterpiece

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

Pancetta, sometimes misspelled as panchetta or pancheta, is an Italian cured meat that’s absolutely delicious. Sometimes marked as “Italian bacon,” pancetta is a wonderful addition to salads, sandwiches, and party platters. If you’ve got an easily available local source of pancetta, you can also use it as a soup starter or quick way to flavor just about anything that you’re cooking with a healthy dose of porky goodness.

Delicious Picotta Recipe

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Introduction to an Italian Flavor Style 

The authentic Italian flavor known as “picotta/piccata” is a distinct and very tasteful combination of capers, lemon juice, wine and parsley. The bold flavors of each of the ingredients listed under this recipe are held by a strong bond to each other. They are further brought out with the addition of tasty butter and chicken stock and when combined altogether, they make for a smooth, delicious sauce that is perfect over any dinner dish. 

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