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Italian Bread & Pizza

PANE DI ZUCCA (PUMPKIN BREAD)

Delicious loaves fresh from the Emilian tradition, ideal for a day of celebration or as an unusual snack.     INGREDIENTS: 2 lb (1 kg) pumpkin , cooked 1 cup  (200 grams) of sugar ¼ cup butter (100 grams) …

Italian Bread & Pizza

ARANCINI: THE FAMOUS SICILIAN RICE BALLS!

Sicilian arancini or arancine di riso are one of Sicily’s most famous recipes. The classics are stuffed with meat sauce and mozzarella, but you can indulge in making them special with your imagination.         MAKES: 24…

Italian Bread & Pizza

How to Make ITALIAN CIABATTA BREAD

This classic Italian “slipper shaped” bread is characterized by its large irregularly sized and shaped holes. It begins with biga, Italian for “starter,” a fermented-yeast mixture that lends superior flavor and texture to bread. Make the biga the day…