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January 29, 2010

By Peg Kern

Arancini di risu (Sicilian Rice Balls)

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Try this recipe of the month from April 2007! A traditional Sicilian appetizer, these rice balls are a real treat! See our wonderful cooking vacations in Sicily for more on this enchanting, mysterious island. Arancini di risu (Sicilian Rice Balls) Ingredients 500 gr (about 2 cups) Italian rice 3 eggs saffron (optional) 120 gr (about 4 oz) firm cheese such as provolone, cubed dried bread crumbs oil for frying meat… Read
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January 28, 2010

By The International Kitchen

Vellutata di Zucca (Pureed Pumpkin Soup)

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This simple recipe is perfect for the onset of fall and is surprisingly versatile. Don't like sage? Try it with a bit of curry, coriander, or nutmeg. You would be surprised how the taste changes, but still lets the squash itself shine through. Ingredients 1 lb. pulp from any type of cooking pumpkin/squash 1 pint (or more) of vegetable or chicken stock 1 shallot 4 sage leaves (fresh) Olive oil… Read
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