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Your place for traditional Italian recipes
We celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the first full moon of spring. It is a celebration of rebirth and hope, and for Christians, a celebration of the resurrection. There are numerous Italian foods, both sweet and savory, that are traditionally served during this time ... here are our favorites.
Some useful food words or terms that you may find in
Italian recipes, while dining at an Italian restaurant, or traveling in Italy.
Here are three Quaresimali recipes from different regions of Italy.
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A classic Italian cake with a layer of chocolate cake and a layer of cheesecake, smothered in chocolate with an eruption of mousse, and ribbons of caramel & chocolate.
This ricotta cheesecake recipe combines ricotta cheese and cream cheese with just a hint of orange flavor for a luscious, creamy texture and delicious cheesecake.
This delicious ravioli recipe has a filling of cooked salmon, shallots, and cheese, with just a hint of lemon flavor.
Ossobuco is Italian for "bone with a hole", but in this recipe for Chicken Thighs Osso Buco-Style, we are simply referring to the braising method and ingredients shared with the traditional veal shanks.