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Making "agnolotti" with mamma

Here you will find a comprehensive list of all of the recipes posted so far on this blog. Dishes are listed in both languages, and specify – when applicable – what region they are particular to.

Hors d'Oeuvres | Antipasti
Those small savory dishes served as an appetizer at the beginning of an Italian meal, designed to stimulate your appetite.
Arancini di Riso | Fried Rice Balls ~ Campania
Bruschetta
Crema Fritta | Fried Pastry Custard
Crostini alla Spuma di Mortadella | Crostini with Mortadella Spread
Crostini made with Polenta, Radicchio and Lardo di Colonnata ~ Tuscany
Crostini Tricolore | Crostini with Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil
Fiori di Zucca Fritti | Fried Zucchini Flowers
Frittelle di Gamberi e Zucchine | Shrimp and Squash Fritters
Mozzarella Fritta | Fried Mozzarella Cubes
Mozzarella in Carrozza | Mozzarella Sandwiches
Olive Arrostite | Roasted Olives
Olive Ascolane | Stuffed and Fried Olives ~ Le Marche
Panelle | Chickpea Fritters ~ Sicily
Panzanella ~ Tuscany
Pomodori al Tonno | Tuna stuffed Tomatoes ~ Tuscany
Salumi primer
Cheese primer
Salvia Fritta | Fried Sage Leaves
Tartine Estive | Summer Finger Food

Pasta Starters | Primi Piatti
An Italian meal cannot be considered such without a starchy opener, be it pasta, risotto or a heart-warming soup.
Agnolotti ~ Piedmont
Amatriciana ~ Lazio/Abruzzo
Carbonara ~ Lazio
Cacio e Pepe ~ Lazio
Culurgiones | Potato and Cheese Ravioli ~ Sardinia
Farfalle with Radicchio
Gnocchi from scratch
Gnocchi alla Sorrentina ~ Campania
Homemade Pasta from Scratch
Lasagne al Pesto
Linguine alla Bottarga | Linguine with Mullet Roe ~ Sardinia
Malloreddus ~ Sardinia
Orecchiette alle Cime di Rapa ~ Puglia
Pappardelle alla Boscaiola | Pappardelle with Porcini and Sausage
Pasta alla Norma ~ Sicily
Ravioli Capresi ~ Campania
Ravioli Ripieni di Cioccolato | Chocolate-stuffed Ravioli
Sformato di Capellini | Baked Angel Hair Flan
Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino
Spaghetti alla Puttanesca
Spaghetti alle Vongole | Spaghetti with Clams
Strozzapreti with Porcini, Pumpkin and Truffles
Tagliatelle al Ragù ~ Emilia-Romagna
Tagliolini al Limone | Lemon-scented Angel Hair
Tagliolini Burro e Alici | Pasta with Butter and Anchovies ~ Lazio
Ziti alla Genovese ~ Campania

Soups | Zuppe e Minestre
Italian soups define comfort food.
Bagna Càuda | Piedmont
Consommé with Melon boules
Knödel | Canederli ~ South Tyrol
Minestrone
Pappa al Pomodoro | Tuscan Bread Soup
Pasta e Ceci | Pasta and Chickpea Soup
Pasta e Patate | Pasta and Potato Soup ~ Campania
Pasta e Zucca | Pumpkin and Pasta Soup ~ Campania
Pasta con le Fave | Pasta with Fava Beans ~ Campania
Ribollita ~ Tuscany
Stracciatella | Egg-drop soup ~ Lazio
Zuppetta Fredda | Summer Soup
Zuppa di Farro | Spelt Soup ~ Tuscany
Zuppa Pavese ~ Lombardy

Rice and Risottos
Italy's finest cuisine is often expressed by means of risotto. These recipes include other dishes that employ the noble cereal grain.
Riso al Salto | Pan-fried leftover Risotto
Risotto Mantecato | Creamy Risotto ~ Piedmont
Strawberry Risotto
Risi e Bisi | Rice and Peas ~ Veneto
Pomodori al Riso | Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes
Insalata di Riso | Rice Salad

Meat and Poultry Entrées | Secondi di Carne
The main course in the Italian menu is called Secondo – 'second' – and it follows the Antipasto and Primo.
Arrosticini | Lamb skewers ~ Abruzzo
Arrosto di Maiale | Pork Roast Mamma-style
Brasato al Barolo | Beef Stewed in Barolo ~ Piedmont
Carne Cruda all'Albese | Veal Tartare ~ Piedmont
Beef Carpaccio ~ Veneto
Costata alla Pizzaiola | Steak Marinara ~ Campania
Involtini al Pomodoro | Braciole
Pollo ai Peperoni | Chicken and Bell Peppers ~ Lazio
Picchiapò ~ Lazio
Pollo Arrosto al Limone | Lemon Roasted Chicken
Polpette di Bollito | Assorted Meatballs
Roatbeef
Teriyaki Chicken
Vitello Tonnato | Veal in Tuna Sauce ~ Piedmont

Fish and Seafood Entrées | Secondi di Pesce
90% of Italy is surrounded by Mediterranean sea life. You do the (kitchen) math.
15-minute fish
Branzino al Sale | Sea bass baked in a salt crust
Capesante alla Veneziana | Venetian style Scallops
Frittura di Calamari | Fried Calamari
Pescespada della Pescheria | Grilled Swordfish Steaks ~ Sicily
Polpettone di Tonno | Tuna Loaf
Purpetielli Affogati | Stewed Baby Octopus ~ Campania
Ricciola al Marsala | Amberjack in Marsala sauce
Salmone Agrodolce | Salmon in Honey Mustard Marinade
Scapece di Vasto | Seafood Escabeche ~ Abruzzo
Stocco e Patane | Cod and Potatoes ~ Campania
Tonno 'Briaco | Wine Braised Tuna ~ Tuscany
Italian Seafood Primer

Complete Meal Dishes | Piatti unici
A complete meal dish, or piatto unico, is a stand-alone preparation that can suffice in place of both first and second courses, like for example pizza or polenta.
Cotechino e Lenticchie | Boiled Salami and Stewed Lentils ~ Emilia-Romagna
Cous Cous ~ Sicily/Tunisia
Frico | Soft and Crisp Montasio ~ Friuli Venezia-Giulia
Gorgonzola, Pears and Honey
Frittata alla Mentuccia | Peppermint Frittata
Frittata di Porri | Leek Frittata
Melanzane alla Parmigiana | Eggplant "Parmesan" ~ Campania
Peperoni Imbottiti | Stuffed Bell Peppers
Polenta basic recipe and Mamma's sauce
Polenta with 3 more sauces
Polpette di Melanzana | Vegetarian Meatballs
Pizza Part 1
Pizza Part 2
Pizza Part 3
Pizza e Patate | Pizza with Potatoes ~ Lazio
Pizza di Scarola | Savory Escarole Pie ~ Campania
Soft-scrambled eggs with brie, walnuts and white truffle

Side Dishes | Contorni
Those supporting vegetables, salads or legumes that are usually served alongside the main protein entrée.
Asparagi all'Occhio di Bue | Asparagus with Eggs Over Easy
Caponata ~ Sicily
Carciofi alla Romana | Roman-style Artichokes ~ Lazio
Cardi al Forno | Oven-Roasted Cardoons ~ Piedmont
Cipolline Agrodolci | Caramelized Pearl Onions
Fagioli all'Uccelletto | Sage and Tomato Sauce Cannellini beans ~ Tuscany
Fave e Cicoria | Fava Bean Puree with Sautéed Chickory ~ Puglia
Insalata di Farro | Spelt Salad
Insalata di Carciofi | Zesty Artichoke and Parmigiano Salad
Insalata di Spinaci | Warm Spinach Salad
Insalata Trapanese | Orange Salad ~ Sicily
Melanzane Calabresi | Stuffed Eggplant ~ Calabria
Puntarelle in Salsa di Alici | Roman Curly Endive ~ Lazio
Sbriciolata di Melanzane | Roasted Aubergine Crumble
Spinaci e Uvetta | Sautéed Spinach and Raisins ~ Lazio
Zucchine alla Parmigiana | Zucchini Parmesan
Zucchine a 'Scapece | Marinaded Zucchini ~ Campania

Sauces | Salse
Bagnét Vert e Bagnét Ros | Sauces for Bollito Misto ~ Piedmont
Boscaiola | Mushroom topping/sauce
Cipolle al Vino | Onions au Vin
Friggione ~ Emilia-Romagna
Maionese | Homemade Mayonnaise
Piquant Onion Jam
Pommarola ~ Tuscany
Salsa alle Noci | Savory Walnut Condiment ~ Liguria

Breads | Pane e affini
Grissini | Breadsticks ~ Piedmont
Focaccia al Formaggio ~ Liguria
Pane di Altamura ~ Puglia
Pane Carasau ~ Sardegna
Piadina e Tigelle ~ Emilia-Romagna
Taralli ~ Puglia
Torta al Testo ~ Umbria

Desserts | Dolci
Bigné | Cream puff pastries
Biscotti "Brutti Ma Buoni"
Budino di Riso | Tuscan Cupcakes
Pasticcio di Mirtilli | Blueberry Streusel
Clementine Sciroppate | Canned Clementines
Fichi Caramellati | Caramelized Figs
Castagnaccio ~ Tuscany
Ciambelline al Vino | Wine biscuits
Crostata Nutella e Cocco | Coconut and Nutella Tart
Frappe di Carnevale | Lovers' Knots
Frollini | Butter Cookies
Fruttini | Frozen Fruit stuffed with Gelato
Italian Gelato 101
Gelo di Anguria | Watermelon pudding ~ Sicily
Mont Blanc | Chestnut-Meringue Cake
Tortino Crudo ai Lamponi | No-Bake Raspberry Tart
Easiest {Nutella} Cupcakes Ever
Nutella Pseudo-Mousse
Ossa dei Morti | Bones of the Dead
Panna Cotta
Pastiera ~ Campania
Peach Tiramisu
Pesche al Vino | Peaches and Wine
Ricotta e Cacao | Chocolaty Ricotta
Salame di Cioccolato | Chocolate Salami
Seadas | Cheese Fritters ~ Sardinia
Torta al Cioccolato | Chocolate Cake
Torta di Pane | Bread Cake
Zeppole di San Giuseppe | Carnival Fritters

Beverages, Cocktails, Liqueurs | Aperitivi, Digestivi, Ammazzacaffé
Bellini ~ Venezia
Espresso Options ~ Napoli
Limoncello ~ Sorrento
Spritz ~ Venezia
Vin Brulé
How to make espresso with a "macchinetta" Napoletana

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