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I once learned to make this bread from my dear friend Mufalda (Muffy Maioline. The way she cooked was typical of the way the Italian women in the village of Sagamore cooked. Muffy could not tell me the amounts of the ingredients she was using so to record this recipe, I had to measure everything. […]

Ricotta al Forno

(Baked ricotta cake) Ingredients:             2/3 cup sugar            3 eggs, beaten            4 level tablespoons of cornstarch, sifted            450 grams fresh ricotta, one container, drained            1/4 cup cream (I used light)            2 lemons, zest & juice Directions: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and line a 9- inch cake pan with parchment paper. In a bowl, […]

Bagna Cauda

Bagna cauda means, literally, “hot bath.” It is one of the most flavorful savory peasant dishes from the Piedmont region of Italy.  And it is quick and easy to prepare and can be served either as an appetizer or as a full meal, in the same dish or pot in which it is made. Suggestion […]