'Gina DePalma' on Serious Eats

Sunday Brunch: Sweet Apple Omelet

This unusual sweet apple omelet recipe I've adapted from Babbo pastry chef and Serious Eats pal and contributor Gina DePalma's fantastic book Dolce Italiano. I use Honeycrisp apples, everyone's current fave these days, instead of Gina's recommended Golden Delicious, Rome,... More

Serious Cookies: Cocoa Snowflakes

When Ed asked me to contribute some holiday cookie recipes for serious eaters, I instantly thought of something I haven't so much as glanced at for at least a dozen years—my mother's time worn recipe box that sits on her kitchen shelf. The irony is that the ignored recipe box exists entirely because of me; I made it for Mom as a Christmas gift when I was about 10 years old. More

Snapshots from Italy: Roman Easter Soup

Eggs are essential ingredients in Italian Easter celebrations, playing a role that extends beyond the huge, elaborately decorated chocolate eggs that decorate every shop window in the weeks before the holiday. Romans are likely to enjoy a light first course of Brodetto Pasquale at their Easter table, the local version of a soup that features eggs as well as lamb, another iconic Easter food. More

Sunday Brunch: Pumpkin Fritters

For this week's Sunday brunch recipe I want to allay any fears about my pumpkin pie position. Just because I don't love pumpkin pie doesn't mean that I don't appreciate other pumpkin dishes. These pumpkin fritters from Gina DePalma (it's... More

Cook the Book: Heavenly Panna Cotta

And, as promised, here's the first recipe from Gina DePalma's Dolce Italiano: Desserts From the Babbo Kitchen. DePalma herself recommended the recipes we'll be featuring this week, choosing them for ease of preparation and maximum deliciousness in mind. About her... More

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