Macaroni with Tomatoes

Italian Pasta Recipes
Ingredients: Macaronitomatoesbutteronionbasilpeppersalt Fry half an onion slightly in butter, and as soon as it is coloured add a puree of two big cooked tomatoes. Then boil quarter of a pound of macaroni separately, drain it and put it in a deep fireproof dish, add the tomato puree and three tablespoonsful of grated Parmesan and Cheddar {More...}

Battuffoli

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Ingredients: PolentaonionbuttersaltstockParmesan Make a somewhat firm polenta with half a pound of ground maize and a pint and a half of salted water, add a small onion cut up and fried in butter, and stir the polenta until it is sufficiently cooked. Then take it off the fire and arrange it by spoonsful in a {More...}

Risotto alla Genovese

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Ingredients: Ricebeef or vealonionsparsleybutterstockParmesansweetbread or sheep’s brains Cut up a small onion and fry it slightly in butter with some chopped parsley, add to this a little veal, also chopped up, and a little suet. Cook for ten minutes and then add two ounces of rice to it. Mix all with a wooden spoon, and {More...}

Macaroni alla Livornese

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Ingredients: MacaronimushroomstomatoesParmesanbutterpeppersaltmilk Boil about four ounces of macaroni, and stew four or five mushrooms in milk with pepper and salt. Put a layer of the macaroni in a buttered fireproof dish, then a layer of tomato puree, then a layer of the mushrooms and another layer of macaroni. Dust it all over with grated Parmesan {More...}

Frittata di Riso (Savoury Rice Pancake)

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Ingredients: RicemilksaltbuttercinnamoneggsParmesan Boil quarter of a pound of rice in milk until it is quite soft and pulpy, drain off the milk and add to the rice an ounce of butter, two tablespoonsful of grated Parmesan, and a pinch of cinnamon, and when it has got rather cold, the yolks of four eggs beaten up. {More...}

Gnocchi alla Romana

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Ingredients: SemolinabutterParmesaneggsnutmegmilk,cream Boil half a pint of milk in a saucepan, then add two ounces of butter, four ounces of semolina, two tablespoonsful of grated Parmesan, the yolks of three eggs, and a tiny pinch of nutmeg. Mix all well together, then let it cool, and spread out the paste so that it is about {More...}

Ravioli

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Ingredients: FloureggsbuttersaltforcemeatParmesangravy or stock Make a paste with a quarter pound of flour, the yolk of two eggs, a little salt and two ounces of butter. Knead this into a firm smooth paste and wrap it up in a damp cloth for half an hour, then roll it out as thin as possible, moisten it {More...}

Risotto alla Spagnuola

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Ingredients: RicecalfhamonionstomatoesbutterstockvegetablesParmesan Put a small bit of onion and an ounce of butter into a saucepan, add half a pound of tomatoes cut up and fry for a few minutes. Then put in some bits of loin of calf cut into dice and some bits of lean ham. After a time add four ounces of {More...}

Risotto all’Italiana

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Ingredients: Ricean onionbutterstocktomatoescheese Fry a small onion slightly in butter, then add half a pint of very good stock. Boil four ounces of rice, but do not let it get pulpy, add it to the above with three medium-sized tomatoes in a puree. Mix it all up well, add more stock, and two tablespoonsful of {More...}

Gnocchi alla Lombarda

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Ingredients: PotatoesfloursaltParmesan and Gruyere cheesebuttermilkeggs Boil two or three big potatoes, and pass them through a hair sieve, mix in two tablespoonsful of flour, an egg beaten up, and enough milk to form a rather firm paste; stir until it is quite smooth. Roll it into the shape of a German sausage, cut it into {More...}