This Spanish custard, called crema, is rich, creamy, and simple to make. The custard is made with milk and cream, so it’s lighter. Serve the crema warm.
These beef paupiettes are stuffed with pancetta and herbs, and rolled. The beef rolls are then sauteed. Once seared, the rolls are simmered.
This Italian ribollita is dense with bread, greens, beans, and caramelized onions. Rich with flavor, the ribbolita is a family dish.
Luxuriously broad noodles known as pappardelle become all tangled up in this hearty bolognese sauce. Whereas the pasta is fresh, the sauce can be made ahead.
Fusilli pasta is tossed in a sauce rich with bufala mozzarella. The melted cheese creates strands as the fusilli is lifted, hence the telefono reference.
Potato gnocchi is tossed with sausage, tomato, peas, and smoked mozzarella for a hearty dish. The gnocchi is simple to make and can be frozen.
These savory shortbreads are seasoned with thyme, lemon, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Serve the shortbreads as a snack or as an hors d’oeuvre with wine.
This spicy tomato crumble isn’t your run-of-the-mill crumble. It’s savory and filled with a tangy chunky tomato base. The crumble reheats beautifully.
This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make. Serve the strudel warm.
Bread crumbs. Garlic. Parsley. Olive oil. And a damn hot oven. You can understand why it’s a classic.
Anyone who thinks Sicilian men don’t cook should meet Giuseppe Scarlata, a native who likes to create dishes alla fantasia.
For this Sicilian dish, mahi mahi is stewed with tomatoes, onions, olives, and seasoned with briny capers. The mahi mahi becomes infused with tomato flavor.
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