Isa Cook in Padua: Italian Recipes proposed in Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Venice in Italy
Mama Isa's recipes and dishes proposed in Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Venice area
Below is a selection of Mama Isa's recipes. Please click on the links below to view the full recipes and follow Mama Isa and Mama Isa's recipes on her blog (click here to see more recipes).
The Traditional Italian Meal is composed of the following dishes: ANTIPASTO (appetizer), PRIMO PIATTO (the first course: a soup, a pasta dish with fresh egg pasta or dried pasta, or a risotto), SECONDO PIATTO (the main course: meat or fish, followed by CONTORNO (the salad or vegetable or polenta), and ending with the DOLCE (dessert) and caffè (ITALIAN COFFEE).
Antipasti (Appetizers): Bruschetta al Pomodoro or Insalata Caprese (Caprese Salad) or Polenta Bianca White Polenta or Stuffed Tomatoes or Frittata with Onion, Potatoes and Parmisan or Patè di Prosciutto Cotto for Crostini
Primi Piatti (First course): or a soup (Classic Minestrone in Mama Isa's style) or a fresh egg pasta (Fettuccine or Tagliatelle or Tagliolini...) (Fettuccine with Clam and Mussel in "Cassopipa" style) or a LASAGNA or POTATO GNOCCHI or BAKED PASTA (for the recipe click here)
or GNOCCHI DI ZUCCA Green Winter Squash Gnocchi with Butter, Sage, and Parmesan Sauce
( or dried pasta or risotto, Chianti wine Risotto or Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms or Risotto di Zucca (Squash Risotto) or Arancini or Bucatini all'amatriciana or Spaghetti with Carbonara Sauce (without heavy cream, of course)
Secondi Piatti (Second Course): or meat or fish or shellfish or frittata. Trippa alla Romana (Tripe in the style of Rome) or Maiale al Latte (Pork Loin braised in milk) or Orata al forno con Ciliegini e Patate (Sea Breams cooked with Cherry Tomatoes and Potatoes)
Dolci (Dessert): Cassata al forno or Crostata dough or Classic Tiramisu or Limoncello Tiramisu or Panna Cotta with Strawberry and Mint leaves or Torta allo Yogurt (Yogurth Cake) or Apple Strudel or Frittelle alla Veneziana (Mama Isa's Fritters in Venetian style).