Tuscan Crostata with MarmaladeBy Alyssa SaltzmanA crostata is an Italian baked tart or pie filled with jam or marmaladePici Pasta with Pesto SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanPici is a handmade eggless pasta with a pesto sauceBaked Grape TomatoesBy Alyssa SaltzmanA healthy appetizer of grape tomatoes, baked and topped with herbs and breadcrumbsBusiati Pasta with Pesto SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanBusiate are a type of long macaroni, originally from the Trapani province, and typical from Calabria and Sicily.Cioccolato di ModicaBy Alyssa SaltzmanUmbrian Potato SoupBy Alyssa SaltzmanA great warm vegetable soup for a cold winters day. Tagliatelle with Fresh Vegetable SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanHomemade pasta tagliatelle topped with fresh vegetable sauceSorrentina SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanGnocchi alla sorrentina (sorrento style) are baked potato gnocchi with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil.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 Bell PeppersBy Alyssa SaltzmanSauteed peppers, onions, and tomatoes are a perfect side dish.