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Spaghetti Vongole

Spaghetti with clams INGREDIENTS- (Four people) -3 tablespoons (45ml) extra virgin olive oil – 2 garlic cloves, crushed and peeled – 2 lbs. (908 grams) littleneck or Manila clams scrubbed – 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste – 1 ½ cup (480 ml) dry white wine -1 tablespoon (14 grams) unsalted butter -1 medium red onion, …


Insalata di Baccala

Warm salt cured cod salad INGREDIENTS- (Four People) -1 lb. of salt cured cod, rinse in cold water for 24 hours -2 tablespoons of washed capers -3 tablespoons of pitted green olives, thinly sliced -20 whole sprigs of Italian parsley, remove stems -1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper -1 medium red onion, sliced very thin -2 tablespoons of lemon juice …


Polpo alla Griglia

Grilled baby octopus INGREDIENTS- (Four People) -olive oil -salt -black pepper -red onion, finely chopped -fresh parsley, chopped -lemon juice and wedges -octopus, not over ½ pound each METHOD Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add the octopus, and boil until tender. Start to check after about fifteen or twenty minutes; if the octopus can be easily …


Calamari al Forno

Calamari al forno Squid breaded and baked INGREDIENTS- (Four People) -1 lb. calamari, cleaned, rinsed and sliced in half inch rings -1 lb. of bread crumbs – salt and black pepper to taste -4 garlic cloves, finely minced -4 tablespoons of lemon peel, finely grated METHOD Place the bread crumbs in a large bowl; add enough olive oil to make …


Vongole Oreganate

Clams on the half shell stuffed and gratiné INGREDIENTS- (Four People) -40 little neck clams, in half shell, cleaned -10 oz. of bread crumbs -2 garlic cloves, finely minced -2 tablespoons of finely chopped Italian parsley -1 tablespoon of dry oregano -the peel of half lemon, finely grated -olive oil -salt and pepper -1 glass of white wine -2 tablespoons …


CARCIOFI ALLA GUIDEA

Fried Baby Artichokes INGREDIENTS:  – Olive oil – Salt – Black pepper – Lemon juice – Garlic, finely chopped – Cleaned baby artichokes – Fresh chopped mint RECIPE: – Take the tough outer leaves and stems off the artichokes. Cut off the prickly tops of the remaining leaves and soak each one in water and lemon juice so they don’t …


Artichoke, Romaine, and Pea Soup

(Serves 4 to 6) INGREDIENTS: – 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil – 1 medium Spanish onion, chopped – 1 clove garlic, chopped – 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley – 1 medium Idaho potato, peeled and finely diced – 12 baby artichokes, tops and outer leaves trimmed off, cut lengthwise into 6 wedges each, soaked in 1 quart water …


Zucchini Blossom Risotto

(Serves 6 as an appetizer or 4 as a main course) INGREDIENTS: – 10 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil – 2 shallots, minced – 1/2 pound zucchini, wshed and cut into 1/4-inch dice -1/2 pound yellow squash, washed and cut into 1/4-inch dice – salt and freshly ground pepper – 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley – 2/3 cup minced …


Fava Bean, Artichoke, and Asparagus Fricassee

(Serves 4) INGREDIENTS: – 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil – 4 shallots, chopped fine – 3 ounches prosciutto, diced – 12 baby artichokes, trimmed of tops and outer leaves, each cut into 8 pieces and soaked in 1 quart water and 1 tablespoon lemon juice – 1/4 cup water – 1 pound asparagus, tough stems snapped off and bottoms …


Roasted Veal with Lemon and Sage

(Serves 4 to 6) INGREDIENTS: – 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil – 2 pounds veal shoulder (deboned and tied) – Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste – 1 cup finely chopped Spanish onion – 2 cups veal, chicken, or vegetable stock or broth – 1 lemon, zest removed, julienned and reserved, pith removed and discarded, and pulp sliced …