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Tomato and Ricotta Tart
with a Basil-Garlic Crust
This is a savory vegetarian tart with a ricotta and Parmesan filling and topped with slices of fresh ripe tomatoes. The tart dough is very flaky and flavorful, and flecked with green from the addition of basil leaves.
Some useful food words or terms that you may find in
Italian recipes, while dining at an Italian restaurant, or traveling in Italy.
Glossary of Italian
KitchenAid? Pasta Extruder
Simple-to-use extruder attaches to any KitchenAid stand mixer to make large or small macaroni, fusilli (corkscrews), bucatini (thick hollow tubes), rigatoni (short ribbed tubes) or spaghetti.
MAKE DELICIOUS HOMEMADE PASTA
CREATING A CHEESE TRAY
A cheese tray with various accompaniments is wonderful as a light lunch or dinner served with wine or beer.
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Types of Pasta
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PANNA COTTA RECIPES
Panna Cotta is a soft, creamy, eggless custard whose name literally means ‘cooked cream.’ Despite its luxurious texture and elegant presentation, panna cotta is easy to prepare.
Bruschetta may be topped with tiny bits of tomato, a spoonful of cooked beans, or any number of seasonal ingredients