MEYER LEMON POPPY SEED LOAF

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 Cups All-purpose Flour 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Greek Yogurt 1/2 Cup Olive Oil 1/2 Teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia (See Notes Above) 3 Large Eggs At Room Temperature 1 Large Myer Lemon, Zested And Juiced 2...

ITALIAN OMELET RECIPE

WHAT YOU’LL NEED 1 cup tomatoes (sun-dried, cut into strips)   1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)   1/4 cup basil (fresh, shredded)   1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese (finely grated)   12 eggs   1/2 cup milk   1/4 cup butter   Salt to taste   Pepper...

ITALIAN PIGNOLI COOKIES (COOKIE MIX)

INGREDIENTS 1 (17 1/2 ounce) packagebetty crocker sugar cookie mix 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar 1⁄2 cup butter or 1⁄2 cup margarine, softened 1 (7 -8 ounce) package almond paste (not marzipan) 1 egg 2 cups pine nuts (8 oz) 1 tablespoon powdered sugar DIRECTIONS Heat oven...

RICH ITALIAN COOKIES

INGREDIENTS 3 eggs 3⁄4 cup butter, melted and cooled 2 1⁄2-3 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl, whisk eggs with melted butter until well blended. In large bowl stir together...

ZESTY ITALIAN CRESCENT CASSEROLE

INGREDIENTS 1 lb ground beef 1⁄4 cup onion, chopped 1 cup spaghetti sauce 1 1⁄2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded 1⁄2 cup sour cream 1 (8 ounce) can crescent rolls 1⁄3 cup parmesan cheese, grated 2 tablespoons butter DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In...

ITALIAN STUFFED ARTICHOKES

INGREDIENTS 4 medium fresh artichokes 2 -3 cups Italian style breadcrumbs 2 -3 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese or 2 -3 tablespoons romano cheese 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1⁄2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive...

PALAK PANEER

Ingredients Of Palak Paneer 500 Gram Spinach, pureed 15-16 Paneer cubes 2 Tbsp Oil 1 tsp Cumin seeds 1 Bay leaf 1 tsp Ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped 1 Cup Onion paste (boiled), grated 1/2 Cup Tomato, pureed 2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Garam masala 1/2 tsp...

HOMEMADE ITALIAN BREAD

INGREDIENTS 7 1⁄4-7 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour 2 packages fast-rising active dry yeast 2 1⁄2 cups water (110 degrees) 1 tablespoon salt yellow cornmeal 1 slightly beaten egg white DIRECTIONS In large mixer bowl, combine 3 c of flour and the yeast. Combine the water...

ITALIAN PRAWNS

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon butter 1 small onion (finely chopped) 4 garlic cloves (crushed) 2 slices bacon (finely chopped) chili flakes (to taste) 400 g chopped tomatoes 400 g green prawns (peeled) salt and pepper (to taste) 1 teaspoon ground...

CHANNA MASALA

Ingredients 4 medium cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1 (1-inch) knob ginger, peeled, roughly chopped 1 to 6 green Thai chilies (to taste), roughly chopped 2 tablespoons (30ml) juice from 1 lemon, divided Kosher salt 2 tablespoons (30ml) vegetable oil or ghee 2...

BALSAMIC-GLAZED ORANGES

INGREDIENTS 1⁄4 cup packed brown sugar 1⁄4 cup balsamic vinegar 4 sweet oranges DIRECTIONS Peel oranges removing all of the pith from the outside. Cut across grain into 1/4 inch slices, removing seeds. Place sugar and vinegar in a small saucepan and bring to boil....

PEACH AND PROSECCO ICE

INGREDIENTS 3⁄4 cup sugar 1⁄2 cup hot water 1⁄4 cup orange juice 1 (16 ounce) bag frozen sliced peaches, thawed, juices reserved 1 cup sparkling white wine, chilled DIRECTIONS Stir the first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl until the sugar dissolves. Blend the peaches...

PAPDI CHAAT

What You’ll Need 1 cup (250 grams) all-purpose flour  4 tablespoons ghee  1 teaspoon onion seeds  Salt to taste  Vegetable, canola or sunflower cooking oil to deep fry  5 large potatoes (boiled, peeled and chopped into tiny pieces)  1 cup chickpeas (boiled and...

Italian Fresh Fruit Tart

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1⁄2 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon lemon, rind of, fresh grated 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 1⁄2 cup apricot preserves 1⁄2 cup raspberry preserves 1 tablespoon Amaretto or 1⁄2 teaspoon almond extract 4...

COFFEE GRANITA A LA ORANGE

INGREDIENTS 2 cups very hot strong brewed coffee 1⁄2 cup sugar (or Splenda) 1⁄2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract lightly sweetened whipped cream, for garnish (optional) DIRECTIONS In a medium-size bowl, stir the hot coffee, sugar, and...