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Shrimp Jambalaya with Grits

Shrimp Jambalaya with Grits

This is light, delicious and very original dinner recipe.

Mary Shaldibina
Dec 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
793 views
Maltese Stuffed Marrows

Maltese Stuffed Marrows

Very common in the Maltese household, these stuffed marrows are just as good cold. Other recipes use rikotta for the filling but I prefer the…

louise
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
1508 views
Spaghetti alla carbonara

Spaghetti alla carbonara

Although my grandmother Angelina never made it--as far as I can recall--as a long-time resident of Rome I have a great fondness for la carbonara,…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
533 views
Mezzelune al brasato (Half-moon Pasta filled with Braised Beef)

Mezzelune al brasato (Half-moon Pasta filled with Braised Beef)

Here's a wonderful way to 'recycle' leftover brasato (beef braised in red wine) or other pot roast—as a filling…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
985 views
Strozzapreti ai funghi ('Priest-strangler' pasta with mushrooms)

Strozzapreti ai funghi ('Priest-strangler' pasta with mushrooms)

This mushroom sauce may be the simplest sauce for pasta of all.

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
2507 views
Fried Florida Red Fish Italian Style

Fried Florida Red Fish Italian Style

We both love to fish, and this is one of our favorite fish to eat, Red Fish. I asked my husband Nemo, to help…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
3 votes
1429 views
Baccala' e ceci

Baccala' e ceci

Everyone knows that Friday is fish day for Catholics (even for some lapsed Catholics like myself). A traditional Friday dish in Rome is baccala' e…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
596 views
Nuwave Garlic Chicken Parmigiana

Nuwave Garlic Chicken Parmigiana

This is a recipe I made up one night - I was in a hurry and hungry. My friends raved about it! They keep asking…

Wendy Jarvis
May 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
4676 views
Barbecuing Meat the Sicilian Way

Barbecuing Meat the Sicilian Way

Summer days are great barbecue days. Are American barbecuers spoiled? Having lived almost 40 years in the…

I Sicilian
Jun 2010
Advanced
3 votes
658 views
Spinach Pie (Albanian Name: Byrek me spinaq)

Spinach Pie (Albanian Name: Byrek me spinaq)

1 cup oil, preferably olive oil 1 1/2 packets (or about 30) pastry leaves (Filo Dough) 1 1/2 pounds spinach,…

Erjona
Sep 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
5701 views
Zucchini and Tomato Pizza for Two....(or more!)

Zucchini and Tomato Pizza for Two....(or more!)

I’d run out of inspiration for how to use up summer’s end of zucchini, tomatoes and basil, until I came across…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
3 votes
1265 views
Simple Grilled Lamb Chops

Simple Grilled Lamb Chops

Lamb is my favorite meat. While I often enjoy rubbing it or marinating it in bold flavors, grilling it simply with mild herbs that enhance it's…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2013
Advanced
4 votes
850 views
Pork fillet black nebrodi cooked at low temperature in a pistachio crust and hazelnut flavored with black truffle pasta sauce mara in Modica

Pork fillet black nebrodi cooked at low temperature in a pistachio crust and hazelnut flavored with black truffle pasta sauce mara in Modica

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Andrea Matranga
May 2013
Professional
3 votes
258 views
Nodoguro cooked with essential oils in saffron sauce and sea foam Sicilian

Nodoguro cooked with essential oils in saffron sauce and sea foam Sicilian

A very delicate dish, in which stand all the components in a balanced way,…

Andrea Matranga
May 2013
Professional
3 votes
324 views
Grilled Lamb Steaks with Garlic and Rosemary

Grilled Lamb Steaks with Garlic and Rosemary

This is a simple and fantastic grilled lamb recipe. It can be made with or without the wine, and marinating is…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2009
Advanced
3 votes
3964 views