Recipes

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: The Christmas Eel

dalla cucina di Diana Lucarino-Diekmann Truth be told, I hate eels! Eels are elongated fish, found in both ocean and freshwater environments that can deliver a nasty bite if you offer your hand. However, they are a fantastic source of omega-3...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Italian Ricotta Cookies

dalla cucina di Roslyn Torella One of my favorite cookies to make for the Christmas season are Italian Ricotta Cookies because they are easy to make and easy to share. They taste wonderful and with the white frosting and some festive sprinkles,...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Grandma Savoca's Applesauce Cake

dalla cucina di Margie Miklas This is a delicious chocolate cake with an unusual homemade frosting that makes the cake even more chocolatey. As with many recipes handed down from my Sicilian grandma, some of the SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Pizzi Leccesi

dalla cucina di Ylenia Sambati Ylenia Sambati recommends a traditional treat from Puglia that has passed from Nonna to Mamma and is now part of her Cook in Puglia program. Buon appetito! Ingredients: 1 ½ C. All-purpose flourSUBSCRIBE...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Hearty Sausage and Kale Soup

dalla cucina di Roslyn Torella There is nothing better than a warm bowl of soup on a cold autumn day! November days are getting shorter and cooler, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This month we have a recipe that you can make for any...

Savory Zucchini Tart - dalla cucina di Karen La Rosa

Zucchini has a long history in southern Italy and is a staple in Sicily from summer into fall. It appears in many forms. Known as cucuzza, a long thin, pale green variety, it can be fried, sautéed, baked, and stewed. Even its delicious tendrils,...

Gnocchi with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce - dalla cucina di Roslyn Torella

October brings cravings of pumpkin-flavored cuisine and this month’s recipe combines two of our favorites - gnocchi and pumpkin! Use a store-bought product or your own homemade gnocchi for this recipe. The creamy sauce with a sage-infused pumpkin...

Lenten Prayer Pretzel

Did you know that the pretzel is a traditional food for lent? In fact, the pretzel was actually invented in order to be a simple Lenten snack!  Around the year 610, an Italian monk made a treat for the children who had learned to recite their...

Scrippelle al Brodo

In the mid-1970s, I discovered an Italian cookbook which I consider to be a classic on regional Italian recipes. This book was so astounding that I persuaded the Italian Club to which I belonged to purchase 50 copies and present them to each...
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