Category italian


Foccacia (Flat Bread)

This is the plain version just dimpled on the top and flavored with olive oil. You can also sprinkle sage, crushed olives, minced onions or rosemary over the top. It is excellent with cheese or served with antipasti. It is also good topped like a conventional pizza with tomatoes and cheese.

1 ounce fresh yeast
2/3 cup warm water
4 cups flour
6 tablespoons olive oil
Salt, to taste

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Tomato Sauce
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion
4 cups canned tomatoes, coarsely
    chopped (reserve liquid)
6 tablespoons tomato paste
2 teaspoons dried basil
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
Black pepper

Heat oil in a 2- or 3-quart saucepan until a light haze forms over it. Add onion and cook until soft. Add tomatoes with liquid and other remaining ingredients...

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zucchini omelet

Zucchini Omelet (Frittata di Zucchine)

A variety of vegetables may be used in place of zucchini.

6 eggs
1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons minced parsley
3 tablespoons soft bread crumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
All-purpose flour
Grated Parmesan cheese

Beat eggs, water, parsley, bread crumbs, salt and garlic.

Heat oil in 8-in...

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