Coniglio alla Cacciatora Rabbit, Hunter’s style Eat this dish the way we do in Italy, with your hands. Ingredients: 10 cloves garlic, peeled 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 (3-pound) rabbit, cut in pieces 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary 1 cup white wine 3 cups crushed canned tomatoes ½ cup […]

Pasta con Funghi Trifolati Pasta with Mushroom Sauce Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 quarts water 1 ½ tablespoons salt, plus extra to taste ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ tablespoons each finely chopped garlic, fresh oregano, and fresh Italian parsley 4 cups mixed mushrooms (cremini, shiitake, oyster, portobello), cleaned and chopped into medium pieces 1 […]

Insalata di Ceci e Porri Chick-pea and Leek Salad Ingredients: 2 cups dried chick-peas 12 cups cold water 4 cloves garlic, peeled 4 sprigs fresh oregano 1 tablespoon salt, plus extra to taste 2 leeks, well washed and sliced thin (you can use the white and half the green part of the leek) 2 plus […]

Torta Pinolata Pine-nutty Cake Serves 8 Ingredients: ¾ cup sugar 6 tablespoons sweet butter 1 egg plus 4 egg yolks 2 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup pine nuts Procedure: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8-inch cake pan. 2. In […]

Polletto con Mosto d’Uva Baby Chicken in Grape Sauce Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 (22-ounce) baby chickens (or Cornish hens) 4 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves stripped and chopped 4 sprigs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped and chopped 8 fresh sage leaves, chopped 4 sprigs fresh oregano, leaves stripped and chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon crushed […]