Best Italian Food

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  1. The Dragon

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    I will start.
    (and I will translate into english for those who do not speak or read Italian)

    Carne Cruda Lalla Parmigiana.
    (Parmesan Capraccio)

    Minestra Di Ceci
    (Chick Pea Soup)

    Pappardellie Alle Lepre
    (Wide Ribbon Noodles with Hare Sauce)

    Spagehetti Alle Vongole
    (Spagehetti with Clam Sauce)

    Mozzarella IN Carrozza
    (Deep-Fried Mozzarella)

    Polenta Dolce
    (Sweet Polenta)
     
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    Insalata Caprese

    Piccata di Pollo

    Tiramis├╣
     
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    The Chicken Cutlets with Lemon and Caper Sauce sound delicious.
     
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    Manicotti Formaggio with a nice Chianti is always my absolute fav.

    EDIT: thats Ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan cheese and herbs, baked in pasta rolls with marinara sauce with a nice dark red wine to accentuate the marinara sauce.
     
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    It might be best Sweets if you offer a English description or English name with the Italian dishes you like just so other people will know what you are talking about.
     
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    Ajajajaj wonderful woman, you left pizza out of your list!!!
    What a mistake!!!

    Let's put also Ravioli (fresh pasta filled with cheese and spices)

    Lasagna (layers of squared pasta alternate with layers of tomato sauce, small meatballs, mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese and the more you have the more you put...)

    What about desserts?

    The Baba savarin (this is supposed to be a cake from Russians but it's very popular in the Naples area)

    Sfogliatella (hard to describe)


    this is a yummy thread from a wonderful woman, if we add also a couple of nice wines in the paint is complete
     
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    That's easy...

    Brunello di Montalcino
     
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    For Italian wines there is:-

    Sangioveses or a Primitivo - Both very powerful, full bodies reds with enough acid on the palate to cut through the richest fare. (Incidentley Sangioveses grapes are use to produce Chianti)

    Docetto and Syhra - A lighter red, served chilled.

    Vermentino- A white, crisp wine, served chilled a very refreshing wine.

    Prosecco - The Italians very own sparkling white, crisp and refreshing.
     
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    The "blood of Jove" is also used for making the Brunellos, and their less-rested siblings, the Rossos.
     
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    And then who could go past:-

    Caponata.

    Ricotta Fritta con Piccola Insalata di Pomodori.

    Polenta Fritta Croccante con Rosmarino e Sale

    Arista al Latte

    Bustrengo.
     
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    Brisholi or Melangangi - ( pardon my spelling - I am not Italian - but have many Italian friends )

    Eggplant / Aubergine fritters, with basil & romano cheese.

    Also love boccincini, great on pizza with spinach & pine nuts.

    & home made Gnocchi, with homemade fresh tomato sauce.

    I live outer subs, near the rural / market gardens, I have to make tomato the italian way every year if I want some sauce.

    Sad the "mammas" are getting old - all culture will soon be forgotten.
     
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    Any type of pizza :smile:
     
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    besides being a very nice looking woman you are a "buongustaia"
     
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    Ask Lex, MercurialBliss, No_Strings, or Snoozan about my home-made lasagna!
     
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    It's all great - especially the MEN!!
     
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    DC_DEEP's lasagna

    risotto of any sort

    polenta

    cannoli

    eggplant parmesan

    any sort of pesto sauce

    hot italian bread with olive oil, basil, roasted peppers, and fresh mozzarella
     
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    Veal Parmesan, or Chicken Parm.
     
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    Lasagna - never had DC Deeps's but the best I've had is from Dunraven's Downtown in Estes Park, CO

    Tiramisu

    Bruschetta with garlic, cheese, rosted red peppers, basil

    Sugar
     
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    This is exactly my favorite italian food. It's almost an orgasm for me to eat this and I'm not kidding. My mother may not be italian, but she does Manicotti Formaggio like no one else I know.
     
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