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Condiments and Sauces
Italians have long used walnuts for pesto; they lend a rich earthiness to the sauce. This pesto is perfect as a pasta sauce and a bruschetta topping.
Although widely recognized by its French name, béchamel, this sauce has been known in Italy as besciamella.
This southern Italian-style pesto recipe was given to us by Rocco Arena, owner of San Rocco restaurant in New York City. A touch of ricotta in this pesto tempers the flavor of the red peppers, and makes it an excellent bruschetta topping.
This versatile sauce takes its fresh flavor from basil and its earthy bite from olive oil and garlic.
Tomato paste lends depth and flavor to many dishes.
Those tiny capers called nonpareilles are too subtle for this multipurpose Italian-style sauce. Look instead for large salt-packed capers from Pantelleria.
This is a version of the sauce Rao’s restaurant in New York now sells nationwide.
You don’t need to rely solely on fresh tomatoes to impart the taste of summer.
Mostardabest served with meats, an assortment of boiled cuts, or cheeses that can take its sharpness.
Italy's other ubiquitous green sauce is flavored with parsley and thickened with bread crumbs. Seasoned with vinegar and anchovies, it's bold enough to stand up to grilled meats.
In this classic version of pesto, the basil leaves are blanched in boiling water, then quickly shocked in ice water, to give the sauce a brilliant green hue and to reduce any bitterness.
Who would think that simply putting tomatoes, a peeled halved onion, butter, and salt in a pot and cooking it with barely an occasional stir until it is reduced, would produce such concentrated goodness?
Neapolitan pizzaioli use an uncooked pizza sauce to preserve the bright taste and color of the tomatoes.
Stock from rabbit bones yields a silken, full-bodied broth. This recipe is so tasty it is good enough to sip on its own.
This mixed-herb pesto comes from the Castelnuovo Magra region in eastern Liguria.
This simple concoction makes a flavorful substitute for plain old grated parmesan.
Garlic's young shoots perfume this mild pesto, perfect for tossing with fresh egg pasta. If you can't find scapes, substitute green garlic or a combination of garlic and gives.
This year, celebrate Christmas with holiday food from around the world. Plan a festive, multi-course menu featuring the delicacies of Puerto Rico, Sweden, Germany, and more.
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