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Fricassea di Funghi

Tweet The only fricasee dish I can recall was with chicken in a wonderful lemon-y butter sauce. I only have mushrooms tonight so I thought I’d try and recreate that fricasse senza (without) the chicken. Mushrooms are fat-free, cholesterol-free and low in calories, yet they are nutrient rich in B-Vitamins (Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid). They […]

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Limoncello Tiramisu

Tweet   Although there are myths to the contrary, it may surprise you to discover that Tiramisu (which means “pick-me-up” in Italian) was created quite recently (by European standards). Sometime in the 1930’s, a small restorante (restaurant) in Treviso, located northwest of Venice on Italy’s Adriatic coast, came up with this decadent dessert. Clients of […]

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Pesce alla Milanese

Tweet This fish recipe is cooked in the style of Milan with a crisp crumb coating, the tangy taste of lemon and a simple browned-butter sauce. I use my own breadcrumbs most of the time, but there are some recipes that work well with Panko. Panko are Japanese breadcrumbs. What makes them unique is the processing. The […]

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Sesame Lemon Biscotti

Tweet I remember eating these biscotti as a child, sitting at my grandmother’s kitchen table but, I never had them with a glass of milk. She always gave me a coffee in the same pretty cup with flowers painted on it (that I now have in my cupboard with the rest of the set). She […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons …

Tweet Give thanks to  Christopher Columbus for bringing lemon seeds to America! There’s a saying in Sicily that lemons are not real lemons unless they’re Sicilian, which I am quite certain that the folks from the Amalfi Coast would strongly disagree. Sicilian lemons thrive in the sun-drenched Mediterranean climate and are prized for their fragrant […]

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