Pasta & FazulBy Alyssa SaltzmanPasta & Fazul, meaning "pasta and beans", is a traditional Italian dish. Like many other Italian favorites, including pizza and polenta, the dish started as a peasant dish, being composed of inexpensive ingredients.Brasato al BaroloBy Alyssa SaltzmanBrasato al Barolo meaning "braised in Barolo" is a classic dish from Piedmont using slow cooking to refine the flavors of the wine in the meat.Spaghetti alla CarbonaraBy Alyssa SaltzmanCarbonara is an Italian pasta dish from Rome made with egg, hard cheese, guanciale, and pepper. 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."
- PaolaRoasted Suckling PigBy Alyssa SaltzmanPorchetta is a savoury, fatty, and moist boneless pork roast of Italian culinary traditionFarro Salad topped with PrawnsBy Alyssa SaltzmanAn easy dish for the summer months, this farro salad topped with prawns is flavorful and light. Chicken Breasts with Cream SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanWhen my mother was about 10 years old, Kraft introduced a new cheese to Italy called Filadelfia, Yes, spelled like that. Nobody thought to also introcude the bagel in Italy. My grandmother had no idea what to do with this new cheese so she developed this wonderful dish. Kraft has since decided that Italians can handle the correct spelling of Philadelphia.