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Abruzzesi have a predilection for crepes. They appeared in our region around 1798, during the French occupation, and have remained part of our cuisine ever since. Crepes, called screpelle or scripelle, turn up in scrumptious timballi (timbales), as wrappers (instead of pasta) in cannelloni, and folded around dessert mousses and souffles. Food and Memories of […]
Pumpkin Lasagna with Four Cheeses This one needs a Family Tree. So here goes. I have been a fan of Domenica Marchetti for quite some time. Lucky me, I won a copy of her newest book, The Glorious Pasta of Italy from Paula Yoo of Write Like You Mean It. (Great name, Paula. Great site.) […]
From Abruzzo comes Guitar Cut Pasta with Lamb Ragù Abruzzo – from the majestic Gran Sasso to its beaches on the Adriatic Sea this part of Italy has postcard perfect terrain. To walk in the mountains of Abruzzo is to walk the age old route of the transumanza – the seasonal sheep migration, and indeed, […]
Aren’t they beautiful? And that is just what I grabbed from my garden yesterday morning. Really. I decided to make some sauce with all those babies, and what a lovely thing it is. The color is a knockout. It’s not yellow. It’s not just orange, but a coppery orange that I love. I used a […]
This is Part 2 of a series – The Corzetti Files For detailed information and photo essays on how to make corzetti, along with recipes, please delve further into The Corzetti Files: Edible Art, The Corzetti Files – Part 1 The Intagliatore of Chiavari, The Corzetti Files – Part 2 Corzetti agli Spinaci con Gorgonzola, […]
Pasta Fazool. Pasta Fazoo. Pasta fa Zuole. Pasta e Fagioli. Italians call it a lot of things. My dad, Bill Crocetti, called it delizioso. He used to make his own. Nope, this dish was not entrusted to my mother. Uh uh. Funny how you can want a dish just so. That is when you have […]