Explore by Tags

Entries tagged with 'italian cuisine'

Chicken Dinners: Chicken and Penne in Vodka Cream Sauce

Yvonne Ruperti 2 comments

This super creamy tomato sauce with hearty strips of chicken packs a flavorful punch. Toast up some buttery Parmesan garlic bread to sop up what the pasta leaves behind. More

Sicilian-Style Pasta with Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Ricotta Salata (Pasta Alla Norma)

J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

The first time I had Pasta Alla Norma—the Sicilian dish of pasta tossed with tomato sauce, sautéed eggplant, and ricotta salata—it was at a red sauce Italian joint in New York. I must admit I came away questioning whether the Sicilians really knew as much about fine food and good living as the movies give them credit for. It wasn't until a couple months ago that I really got it, and it took a trip all the way to the source to figure it out. Since then, I've been trying to figure out how to recreate it at home, using readily-available ingredients. More

A Sandwich a Day: Ponzo's Original Sub at Ponzo's in Houston

A Sandwich a Day Mike Riccetti Post a comment

Ponzo's Original Sub is nothing fancy, ground-breaking, or even unusual; it's just a very satisfying traditional Italian-American sandwich done right. More

The Food Lab's Thanksgiving: Sicilian Style Sweet and Sour Broccoli Rabe

The Food Lab J. Kenji López-Alt 4 comments

I don't think they really eat broccoli rabe like this in Sicily, but having just returned from a week of gorging myself on everything I could find on that pretty and olive-oil soaked island, I can tell you that the flavors represented in this dish—the sweet and sour of vinegar and sugar, the butteriness of pinenuts and olive oil—is about as Sicilian as it gets. Plus, "Sicilian Style Sweet and Sour Broccoli Rabe" just sounds sexier than "Not-Sicilian Broccoli Rabe with Sicilian-ish Flavors," doesn't it? More

More Posts