10 Italian Cookies Most Americans Don’t Know About :: Food :: Lists :: Cookies :: Paste

Dec 11
Ask a random group of Americans about their favorite Italian cookies and their responses, though sincere and ardent, will likely begin to blend into one universal chorus of: “Rainbow cookies…those colored, layered cookies — You know, those cookies that look...
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Seven Layer - Rainbow Cookies - Cooking with Nonna

Dec 11
Seven Layer Rainbow Cookies... the colorful cookie for all major holidays, parties and special occasions.The video of this recipe is now available on the Cooking with Nonna Roku Channel and you can enjoy it on a large screen TV in...
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Porchetta Sandwich

My Friend Chef Jason Dowd and I made a Porchetta Roast in the test kitchen one day after talking about it for a week. I watched as he rubbed the meat down with a blend of seasonings that included fennel pollen. Here is a great video from LuckyPeachTV that shows how Italy's Best Porchetta is Made.

 

 

 

 

"Vito's Norcineria was established a century ago or so in Marino, a small town a few kilometers south of Rome. There, he makes a mix of classic salumi, sausages, and prosciuttos, along with some more esoteric stuff that has grown out of his obsessive desire to research and perfect his craft: coppa di testa without testa, Arnad-style lard, and three kinds of salumi made from three different breeds of local pigs (some of whom are raised for him by an acquaintance who regularly blood-tests the animals to confirm the purity of their pedigree)."

Of course you could go to you local butcher and ask them for a pork loin roast with belly attached make sure the skin is on as well. The skin becomes like pork cracklings and is delicious!

Here is a recipe from Forking Tasty that seems easy to follow!

After it is done you can carve it thin ans serve it with potatoes roasted in the oven or make some great sandwiches on Ciabatta with an Caper and Parsley Aioli. Here is a recipe from Kelsey Nixson, Food Network.

 

 


Naples Italy 10 Best Street Foods

I've been following Visit Naples on Facebook lately and love watching the videos. It is such a beautiful area!  I often wonder what the food was like when my Grandfather lived there and how he adapted his favorites using the American ingredients.  If you have been to Naples Italy let me know how the food was!  Here is a video about some of the top street foods.  Is there anything missing?  

 

 


Forno Bravo Community Cookbook - roasted chestnuts with brown butter and lemon

 

Roasted Butter Lemon Chestnuts

 

Forno Bravo Community Cookbook - roasted chestnuts with brown butter and lemon

Chestnuts with Brown Butter and Lemon! Sounds great! Just in time for Christmas! I would roast mine at 450 degrees, but if you have a wood fired pizza oven then you can roast them at 700 as Dan Compton mentions.