Consider these Italian tapas: appetizers before a full meal or delicious snacks for an intimate cocktail party.
Because the best things in life are simple
This is an easy one and the kids like them too. Feel free to dip them in ketchup.
This is one of my favorite recipes from the weekly Dorm Room Chef series I produced for the Boston Globe.
We were hungry. I had eggplant, zucchini, some leftover cheddar cheese and a new block of Parmesan Reggiano in the refrigerator. All day long I thought of those ingredients and asked myself what I could make for dinner. Around 4 p.m., the answer came to […]
The light batter is reminiscent of tempura: another example of the similarities between Asian and Italian cuisine.
Dorm Room Chef: Dante de Magistris Makes Steak Pizzaiola from Mark Micheli on Vimeo. (This is one of my favorite recipes from the weekly Dorm Room Chef series I produced during 2014. It’s steak pizzaiola made in a slow cooker: easy and delicious. Watch the […]
This is sure to impress your guests. It’s easy and quick to make, but don’t tell them that.
This is chicken and potato gnocchi soup from the classic nineteenth century Italian cookbook, The Art of Eating Well, by Pellegrino Artusi.
(Special thanks to professional food photographer Russell French for photographing this meal. His photos appear courtesy of Russell French Studio.) This is one of my prized recipes. My grandmother, Bruna, used to make this and it was my favorite dish when I was a little […]