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Articles by: Rosanna Di michele

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    Rosanna Di Michele(March 07, 2016)
    Italian spin on the American donuts, although possibly it is the donuts that are an American spin on the Italian Zeppoli, dating far back to the Middle Ages. This fried choux pastry is traditionally prepared on March 19th, St. Joseph Day (la festa di San Giuseppe), also Father's Day in Italy.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Rosanna Di Michele(March 05, 2015)
    Italian spin on the American donuts, although possibly it is the donuts that are an American spin on the Italian Zeppoli, dating far back to the Middle Ages. This fried choux pastry is traditionally prepared on March 19th, St. Joseph Day (la festa di San Giuseppe), also Father's Day in Italy. And Rosanna is ready with her recipe!
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Rosanna Di Michele(February 05, 2015)
    Popular Carnival food in the city of Vasto (Abruzz0), these sweet tasting ravioli get their name because they are prepared according to an ancient traditional Carnival recipe, and are often served during this time of year. Due to their sweet characteristic at times they are also referred to as Ravioli Dolci.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Rosanna Di Michele(January 22, 2015)
    The last day of Carnival this year is on February 15. Carnival is synonymous of fried treats in Italy. Here is a recipe for Castagnole, small soft balls sprinkled with powdered sugar. The word castagna means chestnut, and these fritters resemble a chestnut in size and shape. This is the first of 3 i-Italy recipes for Carnival . Stay tuned for the next one, next week
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Rosanna Di Michele(July 21, 2014)
    I’m a chef, a caterer, an Italian mom and now a blogger too! I will be sharing here on i-Italy my authentic Italian recipes and my tips to spice up your meals for a flavorful and luscious life…as we Italians do! Ready to try my recipe? Small traditional Italian pasta shells with monkfish and tomatoes...
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Rosanna Di Michele(March 27, 2013)
    There are a lot of different Italian recipes for Easter breads, some are savory and some are sweet. This one is fun. It's made into a shape of a Pupa, Italian for doll and is meant for girls. Boys get the same treat in a shape of a horse.

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