Vanilla Gelato with Balsamic Vinegar Glaze and BerriesBy Alyssa SaltzmanRich Italian vanilla gelato topped with balsamic vinegar glaze and berriesPear and Grappa SorbetBy Alyssa SaltzmanFresh and boozy sorbet with Italian Grappa and summer pearsPeach and Prosecco SorbetBy Alyssa SaltzmanFresh and clean sorbet with prosecco and fresh fruitBruschetta di Stracchino e Pancetta or SausageBy Alyssa SaltzmanBruschetta can be topped with anything your heart desires, this is topped with soft Italian cheese and sausage or pancettaSweet Chestnut Rosemary GelatoBy Alyssa SaltzmanGelato with a unique chestnut and rosemary flavor.Strawberries with MascarponeBy Alyssa Saltzman"When my mother wanted to make a quick, but impressive dessert, This often came out of the kitchen. It is very light and fresh... a perfect summer dessert."
-PaolaSpaghetti alla CarbonaraBy Alyssa SaltzmanCarbonara is an Italian pasta dish from Rome made with egg, hard cheese, guanciale, and pepper. Sautéed ZucchiniBy Alyssa SaltzmanZucchini are very popular in Italy, and sautéing them with onions is a very common way to enjoy this vegetable.Sautéed SpinachBy Alyssa Saltzman"When I first came to America in 1984, I was very surprised to hear that children, and people in general, hated spinach. Why? How can you hate something this good? Then I tried the spinach the way people and restaurants prepared them. No wonder kids hate them. Try this recipe. It will change your mind about spinach."
- PaolaSautéed Porcini with Frascati WineBy Alyssa SaltzmanPorcini mushrooms have a nutty, smoky flavor. They are very popular in central Italy and are found in many dishes.