A cup of cappuccino on a saucer with milk being poured into it.

Cappuccino

Simple, classic Italian coffee fare. Nothing is quite as satisfying after a meal as a good cup of cappuccino. Authentic.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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Lemon Semifreddo

Lemon Semifreddo

This recipe for a frozen terrine, called semifreddo, is an ideal dessert to make ahead and pull out, slice, and serve. A great ending to an outdoor meal.

  • 45 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 7
A glass bowl filled with cooked shrimp, grilled focaccia, cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, olives, and frisee

Shrimp Panzanella

Cooked shrimp, grilled focaccia, cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, olives, and frisee are tossed in a spiky vinaigrette. A classy panzanella or bread salad.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Blue plate with two veal scaloppine topped with prosciutto and sage, a salad

Veal Scaloppine with Prosciutto and Sage

Tender veal scallops are pounded thin and sauteed. On top is a slice of salty-sweet Italian ham and a sage leaf. The recipe is finished with a wine sauce.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Zabaglione with Summer Fruit

Zabaglione with Summer Fruit

For this twist on the Italian classic egg cream dessert, Riesling wine spikes a jumble of peaches, nectarines, and summer berries. A refreshing dessert.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Amaretto-Poached Pear Gelato

Amaretto-Poached Pear Gelato

This recipe sorta makes us dream of sitting beneath a pear tree in the Italian countryside, nibbling fresh pears and hazelnuts while sipping Amaretto. Sigh.

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  • 35 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 2
Florentine Rice Gelato

Florentine Rice Gelato

Long grain rice features in this silky gelato, similar to a gelato in Florence. It’s part rice pudding, part gelato, and all lick-your-fingers goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Speck

Speck Mountain

James Sturz finds the sublime and the funny in the Italian province of South Tyrol, home of the Speck Festival and its famous speck ham mountain.

Custard Gelato

Custard Gelato

This plain Jane custard gelato is made with just cream, milk, eggs, and sugar. In Italy, it’s known as crema. In our realm, it’s known as “Oh God.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Apricot Semifreddo

Apricot Semifreddo

This is a frozen apricot mousse made airy thanks to the folding in of whipped cream. When sliced it’s beautifully flecked with golden bits of apricot.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Carrot Crostata

Carrot Crostata

A stunner of a side dish, this luxuriantly smooth, creamy carrot and Parmigiano-Reggiano tart is certain to win friends and influence people.

  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 2
Chocolate Budino Tartlets

Chocolate Budino Tartlets

A chocolate crust cradles a creamy chocolate custard filling garnished with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkling of sea salt. Be still our hearts.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 40 M
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