Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Il Menu' (The List of Dishes featured on this Blog)

Note: This list is not in order of appearance.



Tomato Sauce
Base sauce for many Neapolitan Dishes
Great on pasta or for dipping bread
Genovese Sauce
A sauce of beef and caramelized sweet onions
A Puree’ of fresh Basil leaves, pine nuts and garlic


Spaghetti with meat sauce and juicy meatballs
Rigatoni with sauteed zucchini and onion
Maccheroni au Gratin
Oven baked macaroni in a velvety cream sauce
Pasta con la Panna
 The original Pasta Alfredo with cream and ham
 A versatile dish that’s great for packed lunches or as a side dish
Spaghetti al Pomodoro
 Spaghetti with Fresh Cherry Tomatoes
Spaghetti alla Puttanesca
Spaghetti with a tangy tomato sauce and pancetta
Spaghetti alla Carbonara
Spaghetti with egg sauce and ham
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
Spaghetti in olive oil, caramelized pine nuts and garlic
Oven baked Manicotti filled with ricotta cheese and covered in tomato sauce and mozzarella
New: Pasta e Patate
New: Pasta e Fagioli 
New: Spaghetti with Italian Sausage


Pizza Margherita
The real Neapolitan Pizza with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil
Pizza Quattro Formaggi
 A delectable four cheese pizza
Fried Calzone
A petite snack calzone with ricotta filling

One Dish Meals

A one dish meal featuring potatoes, salame, provolone and herbs
Pasta al Forno
Oven baked pasta with petite meatballs
Ovenbaked Rice
A tasty rice dish with meat sauce and peas

Meat, Poultry and Fish

Meat Pizzaiola
Meat cooked in tomato sauce
Octopus Salad
 A fresh zesty dish consisting of Octopus in a lemon vinaigrette
Mullet alla Pescatora
Mullet in a fresh lemon vinagrette
Mullet al Cartoccio
Tasty Mullet baked in Foil
Thin steak wrapped around garlic, pine nuts and bacon, cooked in meat sauce 
Salsiccia e Friarelli
 Sausage with sauteed turnip tops
Thin steak cutlets covered in lemon paste
New: Chicken Stew and Orzo

Side Dishes and Salads

A refreshing dish featuring potatoes, olives, tuna-fish, cherry tomatoes and onion
Sauteed Spinach
Spinach sauteed in garlic and olive oil
Sauteed Cauliflower
Spinach sauteed in garlic, olive oil and red pepper
Sauteed Bell Peppers
Tri color bell peppers sauteed in onion and olive oil
Crocche’ di Patate
Fried potato croquettes filled with herbs and mozzarella cheese
Insalata Caprese
 A cool salad dish with fresh mozzarella and tomatoes
Melanzane alla Parmigiana
Oven-baked layered dish of fried eggplant, tomato sauce, Parmesan and mozzarella
Zucchini Scapece
Fried Zucchini with a variety of herbs and spices
Mozzarella in Carrozza
Fried Mozzarella
Insalata al Limone
Romaine Lettuce in a Lemon Vinaigrette
Insalata all’Aceto
Romaine in Vinegar Vinaigrette
Tomato Salad
Cherry Tomatoes with garlic, olive oil and oregano
Fried Eggplant
Mozzarella and ham wrapped in eggplant and fried
Stuffed Eggplant
Eggplant stuffed with garlic, olives and tomatoes
Cooked Carrots
Carrots steamed with olive oil, garlic and oregano
Peas and Ham
Peas sauteed with cooked ham and onion


Bean Soup
Beans cooked with vegetables
Lentil Soup
Lentils cooked with onion and olive oil


Traditional Neapolitan sponge cake
Cheese and grains cake, usually cooked for Easter
Sweet Honey dumpling
 Mock blood pudding made of chocolate
Salame di Cioccolata
Chocolate dessert made to resemble salame
Chiacchere di Carnevale
Fried Pastry usually made during Carnevale (Mardi Gras)
Egg desert mixed with rum and sugar
Coffee and cream dessert cake

Everything Else

Rustico Napoletano
 A sweet and salty baked pie, great for entertaining
Gnocchi alla Sorrentina
Potato dumplings in tomato sauce and melted mozzarella
An amazing bread with salame and cheese pieces throughout
Pizza di Scarole
A Vegetable pie with intense flavors
A traditional Easter Bread with whole eggs, cheese and salame
Prosciutto Appetizer
Cantaloupe pieces wrapped in prosciutto for a sweet and salty taste
Ham Appetizer
Cream cheese squares wrapped in cooked ham
Oven baked bread slices with tomatoes and garlic

Open to special requests.

Buon Appetito!

1 comment:

  1. I can't cook to save my life, I would love that talent