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Recipe for Pasticciotto Napoletano: Pastry Cream Pie with Black Cherries

From our 2010 blog archives… but still just as sweet today! Also, check out this great video HERE from 2011 of our dear friend’s mother making this recipe for us! Per la frolla: (a sweet crust)3 1/2 c flour (use 3 and the other half if needed)1/2 c of butter1/2 c of sugar3 …

Classic Gremolata

To add a little sunshine to almost any dish, but particularly seafood, and because lemons are a staple of the Amalfi coast, try a gremolata of fresh minced herbs. The herbs can be combined in almost any ratio that is to your liking, and you can substitute thyme, cilantro or …

Spaghetti al Limone

Ingredients: 1/4 cup of olive oil 1/2 cup of parsley 2 cloves of garlic, crushed and chopped 1 cup of lemon juice zest of one organic lemon generous pinch of salt 1 pkg of De Cecco Spaghetti small handful of course salt reserve 1 cup of pasta cooking water (to …

Off the beaten path in Amalfi making Pasticciotto Napoletano!

Watch the video here! In Amalfi, we found ourselves off the beaten path and in the kitchen of a dear friend’s mother, who taught us to make a traditional Pasticciotto Napoletano, Pastry Cream Pie with Black Cherries. Notice the way that she uses her hands—both to punctuate her speech and …

Zuppa di Pesce Panaresca

Zuppa di Pesce? si..but also Risotto Pescatore Ingredients: 1 kilo of fresh prawns 3 fresh squid 1/2 kilo of vongole verace (clams) 2 red mullet a few cherry tomatoes 1 can of cherry tomatoes, peeled olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, chopped white wine a bunch of parsley, chopped fine …