Spaghetti alla CarbonaraBy Alyssa SaltzmanCarbonara is an Italian pasta dish from Rome made with egg, hard cheese, guanciale, and pepper. Sorrentina SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanGnocchi alla sorrentina (sorrento style) are baked potato gnocchi with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil.Risotto with RadicchioBy Alyssa SaltzmanRisotto prepared with radicchio and prosciutto.Ravioli with Butter and SageBy Alyssa SaltzmanHomemade ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach topped with a butter and sage sauce.Pumpkin RisottoBy Alyssa SaltzmanPumpkin risotto is a creamy and delicate dish perfect for this fall season, when the pumpkin is the queen of our tables! This recipe is perfectly embodies all the delicious flavors of this vegetable, since it is not covered by any other ingredient, but only enhanced by a small amount of tomato sauce. The pumpkin risotto is a dish that warms the heart and satisfies the palate, perfect for a chilly evening.Farro Salad topped with PrawnsBy Alyssa SaltzmanAn easy dish for the summer months, this farro salad topped with prawns is flavorful and light. Potato GnocchiBy Alyssa SaltzmanPotato gnocchi are a staple in Italian cooking. Top these with a rich tomato sauce, a pesto sauce, or a simple tomato sauce and mozzarella. Polenta with Sausage and Short RibsBy Alyssa Saltzman"Another example of my family's northern connections. Polenta was typically a poor man's dish in northern Italy. After my father was stationed in Bolzano (near Austria) during the war, he always asked my mother to make it at home. It became one of our favorite dishes. There are hundreds of ways to make it, but this one was always our favorite"
-PaolaPasta with Sausage and Vodka SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanPasta with sausage and vodka sauce is a spin on penne vodka with sausages added for extra flavor and proteinMussel SoupBy Alyssa SaltzmanMussels are very widely used in Italy, this soup is perfect as an appetizer or on a cold day