While we're making Limoncello anyway…why not also try making a different "cello?" Using ruby-red grapefruit and blood oranges too? So we did!
4-1/2 c simple syrup
12 lemons - for Limoncello ( OR )
6 blood oranges - for Arancello Rosso ( OR )
3 large ruby red grapefruits - for Pompelmocello
Cacio e Pepe. Cheese, pasta, pepper, and salt. Your new favorite pasta will be ready to go, with a glass of Frascati, in 25 minutes.
1-1/2 c Pecorino Romano ( freshly grated )
2 tsp whole tellicherry peppercorns ( cracked )
1/3 c pasta water
It's February 7th and that can only mean one thing: It's Fettuccine Alfredo Day. To celebrate this wonderful culinary invention, I'll share my own Fettuccine Alfredo dish, using heavy cream instead of butter.
1 tsp lemon juice
3 slices bacon ( cooked and chopped )
8 oz fettuccine pasta
1 c cherry tomatoes ( halved )
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 small shallot - or onion
1 c heavy cream
1/2 c flat leaf parsley ( chopped )
1 Tbsp sage ( chopped )
1 tsp hot chili pepper flakes
1/4 c Parmigiano Reggiano ( freshly grated )
1/4 c Pecorino Romano ( freshly grated )
1 tsp salt and pepper, each
It's called Barchiglia and it's a chocolate-glazed almond tart with pear preserves, a traditional Easter dessert from southern Italy.
2 c flour
1/2 c sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/2 c cold unsalted butter, cut into pea-sized pieces
1 whole egg, plus 1 yolk
1 tsp lemon zest
Ingredients for Almond Filling:
1 c blanched almonds
3 large eggs, separated
3/4 c sugar
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
zest of 1 lemon
pinch of kosher salt
1 c Marmellata di Pere
Ingredients for Marmellata di Pere, Pear Preserves - this makes enough to have leftovers:
3 lbs ripe pears, peeled and cored
1/4 c lemon juice
zest of 1 lemon
Ingredients for Chocolate Ganache:
1/2 c heavy cream
4 oz dark chocolate, 60 to 65% cacao - coarsely chopped
Aperol Spritz is a popular cocktail in Italy! It’s tasty, refreshing and vibrant orange hue that is sure to light up your toasts. With only three ingredients this is cocktail recipe is easy to whip up and enjoy with friends just like the Italian tradition of meeting friends for an after-work Spritz!
Aperol Spritz is a popular cocktail in Italy! It's tasty, refreshing and vibrant orange hue that is sure to light up your toasts. With only three ingredients this is cocktail recipeis easy to whip up and enjoy with friends just like the Italian tradition of meeting friends for an after-work Spritz!
2 oz Aperol
1 oz club soda
- Pour the prosecco into a Collins glass filled with ice.
- Add the Aperol and orange slices wheel, and top with club soda.
See the full directions on my site