Recipes from Italy

Linguine with Lemon, Garlic and Thyme Mushrooms

Ingredients

Directions

Slice the mushrooms finely, and put them into a large bowl with the oil, salt, minced garlic, lemon juice and zest, and gorgeously scented thyme leaves.

Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions and drain loosely retaining some water. Quickly put the pasta into the bowl with the mushroom mixture.

Toss everything together well, and then add the parsley, cheese and pepper before tossing again. Eat with joy in your heart.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Ingredients

Directions

Boil the spaghetti in salted water until it is al dente. Drain and set aside.

Beat the eggs. Add the black pepper and cheese to the beaten eggs. Set aside. Add cream to this mixture, if desired, for a creamier dish.

Put the oil in a saucepan with the pancetta, and saute for 5 minutes. Add the spaghetti into the pan and saute for another 3 minutes.

Turn off the flame (this is important) and add the egg and cheese mixture to the pasta and mix. Serve with additional Pecorino Romano on top.

Lady Kisses

Ingredients

Orange Waffle:

Bitter Chocolate Mousse:

Directions

Preheat oven to 360 degrees F.

To make the orange waffle, begin by mixing the icing sugar with the butter. Then mix in the orange juice and egg white. Finally, add the flour and mix. Keep it in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Spoon the batter to create some circles on a silpat or parchment lined backing sheet and dust with grated orange peel.

Bake for 4 minutes. Create quickly the desired forms to the waffle.

Break the chocolate and warm up in a saucepan to approximately 100 degrees F. Beat in the egg yolk and the icing sugar. Remove the mixture from the heat and cool it while beating. Combine the melted chocolate and chocolate spread with the whipped cream. Pour the cream into the egg yolk mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Ingredients

Orange Waffle:

Bitter Chocolate Mousse:

Directions

Preheat oven to 360 degrees F.

To make the orange waffle, begin by mixing the icing sugar with the butter. Then mix in the orange juice and egg white. Finally, add the flour and mix. Keep it in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Spoon the batter to create some circles on a silpat or parchment lined backing sheet and dust with grated orange peel.

Bake for 4 minutes. Create quickly the desired forms to the waffle.

Break the chocolate and warm up in a saucepan to approximately 100 degrees F. Beat in the egg yolk and the icing sugar. Remove the mixture from the heat and cool it while beating. Combine the melted chocolate and chocolate spread with the whipped cream. Pour the cream into the egg yolk mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

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