Month: June 2016

The real Pizza alla Marinara

The real Pizza alla Marinara

The first was named “Mastunicola” (Master Nicola), a name that is not appropriate today, as well as being too ‘energetic’, composed of a stuffing of cheese and lard around the 600s, and later with the addition of pork cracklings! So around the 700s the Pizza […]

Escarole Pizza Pie

Escarole Pizza Pie

The Escarole Pizza Pie dish is typically made during the holiday season, but it is not uncommon to savor this wholesome rich, leafy, nutty pie year-round. There are those who love to enrich it with sausage versus the typical anchovies, or those who prefer to […]

Lasagna

Lasagna

The Lasagna is mainly a dish of Emilia, modified in the Neapolitan tradition during Carnival and in time became the symbol par excellence of the feast of abundance.

Enjoy our Neapolitan Lasagna!

How to cook the authentic Neapolitan Lasagna

June 12, 2016
: 6
: Moderate
: Bardolino

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Ingredients
  • Tomato sauce
  • Italian meatballs
  • 1/2 c. Olive oil
  • 1/2 lb. Ricotta
  • 1/2 lb, Fior di latte or mozzarella
  • Cheese, sliced. 1 c.
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Basil
Directions
  • Step 1 Cook Pasta in water with oil, placing crisscross to prevent them from sticking together.
  • Step 2 Drain into a colander and place noodles on paper towels, again to prevent sticking.
  • Step 3 In a separate bowl, mix a few ladles of sauce with the ricotta and cream together. Spread some plain sauce on bottom of 9×13 pan and place noodles on liquid.
  • Step 4 Add a layer of the ricotta mixture, mozzarella, meatballs and parmesan. Repeat this process placing noodles in alternate directions as each layer has made.
  • Step 5 End with a layer of noodles covered with tomato sauce and top with a little extra parmesan.
  • Step 6 Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

Photo Credit: beccafawley

Italian Cream Puffs (Bignè)

Italian Cream Puffs (Bignè)

The “Zeppole of San Giuseppe” or the Italian cream puffs of Saint Joseph are a typical dessert of the Italian kitchen, and originate from an old tradition that dates back to the Roman times. According to tradition of the time, after the flight into Egypt with Mary […]


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