Cooking the Italian Way: Revised and Expanded to Include New Low-Fat and Vegetarian Recipes (Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks)
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Introduces the land, people, and regional cooking of Italy and includes recipes for such dishes as Minestrone soup, spaghetti with meat sauce, and chicken cacciatore.
the broth to a boil over high heat. Add the tortellini and lower heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 7 minutes, or until the tortellini are tender but still firm. 2. Divide the soup among 4 individual bowls. Sprinkle each serving with parsley, Parmesan cheese, and pepper. Serve hot. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 7 to 10 minutes Serves 4 *Some cooks like to liven up this simple soup by adding ingredients to the broth. Try adding a cup of frozen peas at the same
Italy. During Advent (a period beginning four Sundays before Christmas), many families make twelve different kinds of cookies, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas (December 25–January 6). During the novena, the nine days before Christmas, shepherds from the mountainous areas of the country often journey into cities such as Rome to play traditional holiday music on bagpipes. Rome also has a famous outdoor market in Piazza Navona, a large city square, where vendors set up stalls selling
juice salt to taste *For an even more substantial soup, try adding 3 medium red potatoes, peeled and diced, 1 c. shredded cabbage, and/or 1 c. frozen green beans, thawed. Full of veggies, minestrone is a flavorful soup that can be a satisfying low-fat meal in itself. 35 Chinese Pasta/ Pasta Cinese As with any pasta dish, this one is quite filling and can be eaten as a meal in itself. For Pasta Cinese, you will make a sauce and meatballs that can be used in other dishes or served alone
to 5 minutes. Drain. 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour 2. Melt butter in a skillet and sauté pepper slices and mushrooms. 1 c. milk 3. Preheat the oven to 350°F. 1 lb. mild pimento cheese, sliced 4. Remove the skillet from heat and sprinkle in flour a little at a time, stirring briskly. 5. Add milk slowly, stirring constantly. Return to heat and stir until mixture thickens. 6. Place cauliflower in a casserole dish. Lay cheese slices over cauliflower and pour creamed green pepper and mushrooms over
and delicious. It may consist of a nice thick soup, pizza, green salad, and fresh fruit or a light sweet for dessert. Since many households in Italy have their own orchards and gar dens, most families enjoy a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegeta bles daily. When a family goes to a restaurant to eat supper, it is common to see young children with their heads down on the table, fast asleep. Italians usually eat supper at about 8:00 P.M., and they consider it very important to relax and