In this series of posts you will learn basic cooking techniques and gain the confidence to cook a delicious and healthy meal using what is on hand and without a recipe. Especially useful in the Italian kitchen, these techniques are a part of the repertoire of every good home cook or professional chef.
In my childhood, after Thanksgiving passed my mother would create one of my favorite treats: cucidati, or Sicilian
This recipe for Rosemary-Olive Bread was inspired by Marcella Hazan’s magnificent cookbook, “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”.
For this Minestrone Soup recipe the quantities and the ingredients are not precise and are left to individual
The origins of this recipe go back to La Lanterna – it’s quite a story. We’ve always used
“Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera is rooted in Eastern Sicily. As we remember it from Dad, this is a simple
This is from the recipe collection of Jim Brown (former beloved Il Cenacolo Member who recently passed away).