Lentil Soup with Tomatoes, Vegetables, and BaconFun Fact: Lentils are believed to bring good luck in Italy, and eating them on New Year’s Eve, shortly after midnight, is a long-standing tradition. The flat legumes were thought to resemble Roman coins, which is why they became associated with wealth and prosperity.
Calderta de pescado menorquin inspired fish stewfrom Chef Alex Raij Inspired by the cooking of Menorca, this tomato forward fish stew is finished with an almond picada that thickens, flavors, and adds a nutty and a toasted garlic aroma. Its satisfying, deep flavors are conveniently achieved with the help of your pantry, freezer and few fresh staples. Watch Alex prepare this dish
Spicy chitarra pasta with burrata, anchovy colatura, and basilfrom Chef Silvia Barban When I was a child, my mother would make fresh pasta every Sunday. I would wake up to the smell of Mutti “salsa” bubbling on the fire with some extra virgin olive oil from Calabria and basil from our garden. When we gathered at the table to eat, beside water and
Pepperoni Rice-Stuffed Mussels with Lemon Aiolifrom Chefs Angie Rito & Scott Tacinelli Inspired by the flavors of Spanish paella with an Italian-American twist, mussels are stuffed with a pepperoni and tomato flavored rice to create a unique, handheld appetizer. Watch Scott and Angie prepare this dish in our Chefs. Home. Cooking. film series.