Category: 2nd Course

Country Style (Peasant) Pork Chops

Country Style (Peasant) Pork Chops

Alla contadina, means cooking as done by “peasants,” or people living in the countryside where local vegetables and herbs are use to braise meats.  In this recipe, Pork chops are sautéed in a thin “sauce” formed from aromatic herbs, garlic and tomatoes.

Rags of Antrodoco

Rags of Antrodoco

  Source  Cucchiaio.it This is a crepe-like frittata dish from the Antrodoco commune in Italy’s Lazio region. It is a crepe-like dish that is sure to impress. Stracci translates as “rag,” which the frittata resembles.

Cod & Honey

Cod & Honey

  Source  Star.it Honey and raisins on Cod makes for an unexpected combination.  This is a nice light main course (piatto secondo) with which to follow a heavier 1st course (primo piatto).

Spicy Veal Chunks

Spicy Veal Chunks

  Source  Piattoforte.it The clove, cinnamon and nutmeg add the spice to this dish.  You may need to experiment a bit to get the taste that suits you.  This is the quanto basta (quantity enough) element of Italian cooking — add until it is just […]