Everyone knows what Eggplant Parm is – the recipe has enjoyed popularity both here and in the States – and has even inspired (non-italian approved) spin-offs like Chicken Parm. Mamma Angela decided it was time to bring this recipe back to it’s roots, enjoy her personal recipe for Melanzane alla Parmigiana.
Slices a raw zucchini marinated in vinegar, garlic and mint – this is a really fresh way to enjoy one of my favorite vegetables! Perfect as a summer snack.
A fun way to prepare rice – in the oven with tomatoes and potatoes! With this typical “tavola calda” (hot table) recipe from Italy – Mamma Angela is back from a short summer hiatus.
Maranciani Chini is Puglian dialect for stuffed eggplant – which is a Puglian specialty. It not as complicated as it sounds… and it’s well worth the effort. That hardest part will probably be finding the perfect size eggplant!
Great as a dessert or with your coffee at breakfast, this simple, versatile home-made italian tart is a staple at Mamma Angela’s!
Save yourself the same embarrassment I suffered.
Yesterday marked the official start of summer for me (finally got to the beach… a little late) and to celebrate i’m going to share one of Mamma Angela’s summertime recipes – Fettuccine in Mushroom Sauce. It’s simple to make, tasty, light and the parsley gives it a fresh edge.
While we are on the topic of how Italian & American cooking & ingredients & life philosophies surrounding food differ – let’s take a break from the recipes for a moment and let me tell you about 6 dishes you could have sworn were Italian, but really, um… aren’t. Good to know for eventual travel […]