Luscious fresh ricotta gives a creamy richness to everything from sweet desserts and cakes to baked casseroles, pasta sauces, pizzas, and stuffed vegetables. We even love it fresh, spread over bread and drizzled with honey!
Made 10 days in advance with a hearty whole spelt flour starter, this loaf has rich caramel undertones and a pleasant sourness. Top slices of this bread with creamy, funky cheeses and cured or smoked meats and fish.
Recipe for classic Italian meatballs. How to make meatballs: brown them first in a skillet and then braise them in a sauce of red wine and tomatoes. Serve with crusty bread or spaghetti to sop up the sauce.
The secret to the incredible flakiness of these herb-laced buttery rolls is in the folding: As when making puff pastry, butter is layered within the dough, folded, rolled out, and folded again. As with puff pastry, butter is layered within the folds of the dough for these herbed rolls. Each time the dough is rotated, rolled, and folded, another three layers of flakiness are created.