Entrees

Pasta alle Melanzane: A Summertime Recipe

This Sicilian eggplant pasta dish is a hit! Ingredients (serves 4 – 6 people):4 – 6 Medium-sized eggplantsExtra virgin olive oil, q. b. (“quanto basta” or “as much as you need”)½ C. Sunflower seed oil (or other vegetable oil)Parmesan cheese, q....

Fresh Tomatoes on that Pasta!

In hot weather, there is nothing more refreshing than pasta with a fresh tomato sauce. “Why have a sauce simmering on a hot stove on a steamy summer day,” you might ask. For an Italian, though, what’s lunch without pasta? So here is the perfect...

Wild Asparagus Carbonara: Umbria Springtime Goodness

Wild asparagus is now sprouting in our Umbrian woods. With a bit of luck, and ideal weather conditions, we’ll be foraging for the woodland goodness until late May. Our pasta at lunch today highlighted the tasty wild asparagus: spaghetti alla...

Lentil soup

Because we could not eat meat on Fridays, my nonna always made lentil soup. Lentils are good luck to eat on New Year's Day because they look like little coins: the more you eat, the more money you will have! ½ lb. Washed lentils1 Medium...

Italian Pasta Salad

Total time3 hr 20 min 4 servings Ingredients:2 cups Rotini pasta, uncooked1 cup Miceli’s Perline 1 cup chopped zucchini 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup Kalamata olives 1/4 cup chopped red pepper1/4 cup chopped red onionLemon Ricotta...

Southern Italian Cod Loins with Olives and Fresh Tomatoes

Growing up in Southern Italy, I had the privilege of being surrounded by exceptional home cooks and bakers. My mom was a stay-at-home mom so she had ample time for cooking, and my dad was a produce merchant, so our home was frequently filled with...

Miceli’s Strip Steak with Ricotta Sage Spread

Ingredients 5 oz. Strip Steak3 Tbsp. Olive oil½ C. Miceli’s Ricotta Cheese1 Tbsp. Pesto Sauce¼ C. Balsamic vinegar3 oz. ArugulaSalt & pepper DirectionsHeat 1Tbsp. olive oil in pan. Sauté steak in oil for 30 seconds...

Ricotta Belgian Waffles

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup Miceli’s Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese 1 cup buttermilk 4 tbsp. unsalted...

Veal Parmesan

Ingredients 1 lb. veal cutlets (cut Italian style 4-5 slices cut 1/4 inch) 1 or 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup flour Breadcrumbs 1/3 cup olive oil Tomato sauce Miceli's Grated Parmesan Cheese Miceli's Mozzarella, sliced Freshly ground...
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