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Eggplant Saltimbocca

Serves 1 INGREDIENTS 1 medium sized eggplant, cut into 3 slices, ½’ thick Olive oil 1 medium sized onion, thinly sliced ½  cup wine 3- 4 slices Prosciutto, thinly sliced 3-4 slices Mozzarella ¼ lb Champion mushrooms ¾ cup ricotta Butter METHOD Preheat the oven to about 375o. Cut eggplant into 3 slices, ½’ thick. Dust lightly with flour and …


Penne alla Norma

INGREDIENTS 1 pound penne rigate Coarse salt and ground pepper 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 large eggplant, cut into 3/4-inch chunks 1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 cup torn fresh basil, plus more …


Bucatini with Ramps & Pancetta

Serves 4 – 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound ramps 1 cup pancetta (thinly sliced) 1 pound (454 grams) bucatini 1 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil METHOD Cut the lower white sections of the ramps into 1/4-inch slices. Cut the green leaves into 4-inch-long strips and set aside for later. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet …


Focaccia con Nutella

Serves 2 – 3 ounces flour – 2 pizza dough – 6 tablespoon sunflower oil – 1 medium size jar of Nutella – 3 ounces of raspberries – 3 ounces of fresh ricotta – Powdered sugar  Method Spread the flour over a clean surface, stainless steel, marble or wood. Place the pizza dough over the surface and start stretching the …


Tagliolini al Limone

Serves 2 – 8 ounces of fresh Tagliolini or spaghettini – 1 large lemon (organic) – 2 ounces unsalted butter – 1 ounce olive oil (extra virgin) – ½ ounce fresh thyme (leaves only) – 1 teaspoon salt – 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese Method Using a peeler; gently peel the entire lemon. Be sure to peel only the yellow …


Petto di Pollo al Miele con Limone

Serves 2 – 1 whole breast of chicken, cut in half (about 10oz) – ½ tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped – 1 garlic clove, finely chopped – 4 ounces of honey – 2 tablespoons lemon juice – 2 thin slices of lemon  – Salt & pepper to taste Method – Preheat the oven to 350o . – Place the two …


Petto di Pollo alla Martini

Serves one v   kosher salt v  1/2  green beans or haricot verts v  1/2 cup baby carrots v  1/2  boneless, skinless chicken breast, pounded out thinly v  Freshly ground black pepper v  2-3  tablespoons all-purpose flour v  1 large egg beaten v  Olive oil v  1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese v  1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted v  2 tablespoons …


Spigola Arrosto con Ceci

Roasted wild stripe bass over chickpeas and chorizo INGREDIENTS – (Four People) – Four 8 oz. pieces of fillet of stripe bass – 1/2 lb. dry chickpeas soaked in cold water for 1 hour – 1 medium chorizo sausage cut in 1/2” size small cubes – 1 medium red onion finely chopped – 1 glass dry white wine – 2 …


Cacciucco

Tuscan Fish Stew INGREDIENTS- (Eight people) – Eight 1/2-inch-thick (1.3-cm) slices country bread – 4 garlic cloves, chopped, plus 1 whole medium garlic clove, peeled – 4 cups (960 ml) Fish Stock or canned low-sodium fish or chicken broth – 2 tablespoons (30ml) olive oil – 1 medium red onion, chopped – 1 very small Italian or other hot chili …