Stuffed Mushrooms – My Italian Favorite

I fell in love with stuffed mushrooms as a kid. My Mom would take us to Paolo’s Restaurant in Brooklyn. I savored the stuffed mushrooms and the shrimp cocktail. Years later I began playing with different recipes and adding my own ingredients. Stuffing mushrooms eventually become “chefs’ choice”. I recommend that you have fun with … Continue reading Stuffed Mushrooms – My Italian Favorite

Desserts Made With Cheese

When I was young my parents would take me to the St. Gennaro Feast on Manhattan's lower east side. I remember visiting one of the outdoor cafes with customers buzzing around after too many espressos with Sambuca, eating authentic 'Italiano' cheesecake. I recall tasting a bite of their cheesecake and finding it heavier than I … Continue reading Desserts Made With Cheese