recipes: #italy

  • Bruschetta Three Ways
    baguettesextra-virgin olive oilKosher saltgarlicgolden raisinswhite wineextra-virgin olive oilartichoke quartersceleryshallotsgarlichoneybalsamic vinegarchopped mint leavesKosher salt and ground black pepperpine nutsricotta cheesemozzarella cheese curdKosher saltHot water (about 160 F)2-3 heirloom tomatoesbasilextra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and ground black pepperquail eggsSpanish white anchovies (boquerones)4 or 5 roasted Piquillo peppersthymeextra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and ground black pepper
  • Caesar Salad with Herbed Croutons
    anchovy filletsDijon mustardWorcestershire saucefresh garlicjuice of 0.5 lemonegg yolksrice bran oilfinely grated ParmesanKosher salt and black peppercrusty French breadolive oilgarlicunsalted butterchopped herbs (parsley oregano thyme etc)chili flakesKosher saltlittle gem lettucesParmesan cheese
  • Cannoli
    all purpose flourSugarground cinnamonbuttersalteggegg yolkMarsala winevinegarwhitesOil whole milkheavy creambuttermilklemon juicezest of one lemonvanilla extractpowdered sugarwhipped creammini chocolate chipsPistachiosFresh fruitpowdered sugar
  • Creamy Polenta
    water (or low sodium chicken stock)kosher saltpolentaparmesan cheesebutter
  • Florentine Cookies
    sliced almondsall-purpose flourfinely grated orange zestunsalted butterheavy creamgranulated sugarlight corn syrupkosher saltbittersweet chocolate
  • Fresh Fruit Tiramisu with Savoiardi Biscuits (Ladyfingers) and Limoncello
    limoncello (or triple secfruit (strawberriescream of tartareggssugarpotato starchcake flourpowdered sugarwaterdash of limoncello (optional)sugar Juice of 1 lemonlemon zestsugaregg yolksmascarponecreamlemon zestlemon juicevanilla sugar or regular sugarpinch salt
  • Fresh Papardelle Pasta Carbonara
    semolinaeggsolive oilegg yolkspancettasaltgrated parmesanextra virgin olive oilcracked black peppereggsalt
  • Fritto Misto
    vegetable oilcleaned squid with tentaclesprawnsgreen beansall-purpose floursoda waterSalt and freshly ground black pepperfennel bulbsummer squashchopped parsleyPinch of saltvirgin olive oilDijon mustardfresh lemon juicegarlic clovesegg yolkscold waterlemon wedgeschili flakes