Ciambella is a delicious Italian coffee cake filled with plump raisins and toasted walnuts and spiked with marsala or rum. Goes great with a glass of wine.
Rich, homemade coffee ice cream is drizzled with amaretto and espresso and topped with a luscious chocolate ganache, or fudge sauce, and softly whipped cream.
New York Strip steak is rubbed with a garlic-rosemary infused olive oil and grilled then placed on top of a bed of salad greens. Grilling at its best.
This appetizer is a favorites all over Italy. Zucchini blossoms are stuffed with ricotta cheese, seasoned with basil and lemon, batter-dipped, and then fried.
This manicotti is made with marinara sauce from Borgatti’s ravioli shop in the Bronx. The manicotti is filled with a simple ricotta-Parmesan mixture.
Two-stage cooking makes this Italian style chicken crispy with less fat. Easy to make, the chicken is first sauteed and later the skin is crisped.
An ethereally creamy, subtly sweet pistachio gelato that derives its pure flavor from nothing more than the essentials.
The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.
This risotto, straight from Rome, gets its flavor and color from cooked spinach, arugula and spinach. Its smoothness is a product of butter, cream, and cheese.
Cook veal shanks slowly a day ahead for better flavor and tender meat. Olives, anchovies, and sage give this recipe Italian flavor. Serve with polenta.
Creamy, cheesy, irresistible polenta, similar to American grits, is cooked slowly until impossible soft and then is topped with all types of sauteed mushrooms
A thick, decadent Italian chocolate pudding made all the more sinful by the addition of chopped roasted hazelnuts and crumbled butter cookies.
Super-size-me shrimp stud this creamylicious risotto which takes its astoundingly complex taste from simple shrimp shells.
All meaty pistachios and sweet creaminess, this is true Italian gelato. Don’t mind the drab green color; it’s a sign of authenticity.
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