Recipes

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Easter Pie (Sciadone)

dalla cucina di Roslyn Torella When I think of Easter, I cannot help to think about Sciadone, or “Easter Pie.” There are several different names for this dish depending on where your family came from and whether you call it by its Italian name or...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta - Italian Paloma Cocktail

dalla cucina di sugarandcharm.com This refreshing and zingy Italian Paloma Cocktail is easy to mix and even easier to drink! A pretty tequila-based cocktail is made with a mixture of citrus juices and Campari. Similar to a classic Paloma drink,...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta - Pasta Primavera: The Springtime Pasta

dalla cucina di Roslyn Torella It will soon be springtime and I cannot think of a recipe that screams “spring” more than the 1970s dish Pasta Primavera. Pasta Primavera is a North American invention. I say North American because there are...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Farro Salad

Ingredients: 1 ½ C. Farro 1 mozzarella, diced 6-8 Cherry tomatoes 1 Bunch fresh basil, diced Handful of olives Olive oil (q. b., “quanto basta” or “as much as is needed”) Kosher salt Other Potential Ingredients: 1 Can chickpeas 1 Can...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Pasta and Zucchini with a Saffron Cream Sauce

Saffron is considered the world’s most expensive spice because of the amount of labor that is needed to produce it. Saffron comes from a crocus that has been cultivated for centuries across the Middle East and Europe for use in cooking, textile...

In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Artichoke and Potato Soup

In this month’s column we are sharing the cuisine and recipes of Italy and Italian American communities. Each month we feature recipes curated from our research and those shared by LGI readers. Food and cooking are important aspects of our cultural...

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 +...
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