Secrets from Sicily
A collection best of the recipes for beginners and experts alike. Plus
TODAY’S SAUCY SECRET: Pass on the tinned tomatoes and go for fresh!
Gennaro Contaldo, is basically the old Italian grandpa that everyone wishes the had. If you’re looking for a quick but authentic spaghetti be sure to watch this short video. He tends to keep things simple enough for even the most novice of Italian chefs which tends to lend well to those of us on the go. Check out the rest of his channel for some more challenging meals to try out.
Tastemade’s Frankie Celenza
For some quick fun facts, a laugh and a good recipes be sure to follow Frankie Celenza on Twitter and watch him on Tastemade’s story on Snapchat Discover. Tastemade recently launched their own app where you can find authentic recipes from a variety of chefs. Frankie regularly lets slip some of the best kept secrets of Italy. Watch this video for tips on cooking polenta for a big crowd!
— Frankie Celenza (@frankiecooks) February 13, 2017
Proud Italian Cook
An at home chef in Chicago, Proud Italian Cook runs her own blog where she regularly posts her latest recipes. Her Instagram page showcases her various dishes from day to day life and upcoming projects. Her sauce recipes are perfect for beginners and will taste like an expert made them.
Be sure to read up on this interview from Bon Appetit magazine with Giada De Laurentiis. She answers a few questions about her home pantry and a few tips and tricks to use in the kitchen. Her tip for sauce is one of our favorites!
Recipe of the Week: Bolognese Sauce
In honor of this weeks saucy update, here’s one of our favorite recipes from Allrecipes. Bolognese sauce is a meat based sauce that great over spaghetti or penne, really whatever type of pasta you prefer.
Secrets from Sicily is a weekly newsletter curated for those who would like to begin cooking Italian food and for those on the look out for quick and easy recipes with the occasional expert recipe.