The only way is the BEST way in Italy I found out after making the best pumpkin pie in my life! Roast about 2 pounds of fresh pumpkin wedges to get 2 cups of puree …then add 2 large beaten eggs, 1/4 cup light cream or milk, 3/4 cup sugar, tbsp of flour, 1 tsp… Continue reading Best Ever Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Pie – No Evaporated Milk – Zero kilometer – we say that in Italy when its local
Eggplant – about 3 pounds sliced lengthwise in ¼ inch slices 8 oz fresh mozzarella ripped into 1 inch pieces 1 cup flour 2 cups extra virgin olive oil – EVOO – can use virgin oil Parmigiano Reggiano – 1 cup freshly grated Tomato sauce – recipe below Salt sliced eggplant and leave with a… Continue reading Authentic Italian Eggplant Parmesan Melanzane di Parmigiana
Recipe 1 pound no boil lasagna Pasta- or fresh pasta 3 medium Zucchini sliced into thin rounds Oil for frying (I prefer 100% Olive Oil but Vegetable Oil will work too) 4 Oz Fontina Cheese shredded 4 Oz Asiago Cheese shredded 12 Oz Fresh Mozzarella shredded For the Bechamel 1 3/4 Cups Milk 3 Tbsp… Continue reading Zucchini Bechamel Lasagna
VIDEO: How to trim artichokes Roman style Am I crazy to try artichokes since 100% of commercially grown come from California where I am from? If they grew in louisiana in the 1800’s I would think they can grow here… 1500s – In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), married to King Henry II… Continue reading All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!
Make Ahead Strawberry Whipped Cream No more whipped cream liquid lake! It will stay stiff for hours! Frosts 1, 8-inch layer cake. I use an already made Angel Food Cake when I’m in a hurry. 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1-tablespoon cornstarch 3 cups cold heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup strawberries –… Continue reading Make Ahead Strawberry Whipped Cream that doesn’t fall or melt for hours!