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Mar 7, 2017 by Gabriele Corcos

Panna Cotta is that kind of dessert that you would expect in any Italian restaurant, it is a staple, a must, something that screams from the menu: “We are Italians…

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Mar 2, 2017 by Gabriele Corcos

This recipe is straight out of my grandmother hand-written book. Since forever she has kept a very elegant and petit hard cover book by her stove, some recipes have been…

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Jan 21, 2017 by Gabriele Corcos

Making bread gives meaning to my day. It means a beautiful loaf to have with dinner, followed by toast the next morning, then that mouth-watering panino for lunch. If there’s…

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Jan 6, 2017 by Gabriele Corcos

Octopus has always been one of my favorite summer bites. I remember spending my summers while growing up in a small town called Quercianella; my grandfather had a house about…

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This particular sauce is one of the easiest and most versatile in my repertoire. In fact, because of the way mushrooms are cooked, and the lack of a more saucy…

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Aug 30, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

Italy is a very small country where regional and super local cuisine are a way of life and not an applied culinary concept. As you travel through the peninsula you…

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Aug 9, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

This is possibly one of the easiest and most delicious recipes I prepare; fresh, satisfying and absolutely super fast to make. It is a must in our house once summer…

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Pasta alla Norma is a traditional Southern Italian recipe that makes for wonderful summer memories. It is a very seasonal dish but I have to be honest, when I encounter…

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Summer at times is tricky! It’s the perfect time of the year to entertain, throw parties, hang by the pool… relax. At the same time you do not want to…

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Jul 11, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

When summer finally hits my farm in Tuscany, a dramatic  change occurs in the way my mom runs her kitchen. It’s not really a matter of ingredients, but a whole around…

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Apr 13, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

There is a way of saying in Tuscany: “If your father in law invites you to go out to forage for mushrooms, either he likes you a lot or he’s…

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Apr 10, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

As the warmer season approaches, so do the opportunities to spend time with friends and entertain! What will you serve in your backyard this summer? This recipe is perfect as…

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Apr 6, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

I always liked recipes that can be prepared anywhere. Simple stuff. That kind of thing that only your father would cook while camping, or if in charge of the stove…

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Mar 17, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

You could get lost browsing a display window of a Tuscan bakery; we surely have a sweet tooth, and aside from real pastry shops, most bars in Italy always carry a…

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Mar 2, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

Something happened to almost all my cake recipes after I had children: they were turned into muffin recipes. I remember spending my Sundays as a kid in my grandmother kitchen,…

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Feb 23, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

Easiness of use, quick results and total deliciousness are the fundamentals of Tuscan country cooking. It is true for farmers that spend their days working the fields and need simple and…

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Feb 7, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

My grandmother, like yours, has an arsenal of recipes that are designed to entertain throughout the year, according to the calendar of festivities and family events. This roast has been, since…

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Feb 2, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

I do appreciate recipes with names, as they usually come with a story. I believe it helps hem stay alive, as they are “told” down to generations of home cooks. They stay relevant…

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Jan 11, 2016 by Gabriele Corcos

This recipe is a great example of how farmers deal with seasonality of ingredients and the enormous amount of work demanded by a functioning farm: food has to be nutritious…

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Dec 12, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

Pandoro is a traditional cake that appears on every family’s table during the Christmas Holidays and delivers a bountiful of sugar and butter to underscore everybody’s celebratory mood! It has been…

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Dec 11, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

This recipe is one of the most solid tricks I carry in my pocket; it’s rustic, it’s quick, it’s absolutely sick delicious. Simplicity is very often the best way to…

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Nov 29, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

It does not matter how in advance or how well you try to plan some Holiday playtime for your children, you eventually will have to brake out a cookie cutter. This…

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Nov 24, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

Pork loin in our house is “The Other White Meat”! It’s a cut we use often for our family meals, usually served with very simple sides like roasted potatoes and…

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Nov 23, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

I did not grew up celebrating Thanksgiving in Tuscany… I vaguely remember a couple of American kids attending my middle school, and how jealous I was when their family made…

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Nov 10, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

Boar has a very special place in Tuscan menus; it represents heritage, family traditions and it stands as a true link between hunters and the land they live on. Almost every farmer…

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Nov 2, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

I have a very special relationship with this recipe as it has always been one of my favorite desserts of Fall but also because of the incredible heritage associated with its…

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Oct 27, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

While growing up this recipe has always been one of my favorites. Straight out of Nonna Lola’s kitchen, this dish encompasses everything that a family meal is about: comfort, happiness,…

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Oct 16, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

This cake recipe is absolutely fantastic, not only for the incredible way flavors are layered or the stunning way it looks when served on a platter, but for the surprising…

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Sep 28, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

I grew up eating this pasta recipe at least once a week in my school, I remember it because we had to work for it! Our teachers would walk us…

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Sep 27, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

My father taught to cook three things: meat on the fire, beer fritters and Mozzarella in Carrozza. You could say this is the Italian version of the grilled cheese sandwich; a…

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Sep 21, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

Every household has a few favorite baked items; meet our favorite cake! Schiacciata alla Fiorentina is a traditional cake of Tuscany’s Carnival, and it is so appreciated that a few bakeries…

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Sep 16, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

The changing of the season is one of those moments of the year that every cook enjoys thoroughly. It’s the shift in climate and ingredients that makes for an exciting…

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Sep 12, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

A shepherd used to live on my family’s farm in Tuscany and herd his sheep in our pasteur. My grandfather, a man ahead of the times, never charged the shepherd…

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Sep 7, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

It’s the tail end of summer, we’re all hitting the BBQ trying to make the most of our outdoor cooking opportunities before the warm season fades away. I personally get…

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When you grow up in Italy you eat salad for one reason and one reason only, because your mother makes you! Our regional cuisine thrives on seasonal produce and we…

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Aug 15, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

When in Tuscany it is fairly easy to realize the almost exclusive savory use that people make of ricotta. I remember the last glory days of our farm, when on…

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Aug 5, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

This recipe has accompanied me during summertime since I can remember. Anytime we would have a grill going either at the farm or at the beach, we would sear peaches…

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Jul 15, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

My grandmother Lola used to bribe my brother and I with this recipe: “First do some chores, then I’ll make you dessert”. Her recipe was a little more straight forward…

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Jul 11, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

There is something very special about the Italian Summer and the profound attachment we have to our local seafood… I remember being woken up at the crack of dawn by…

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Jan 19, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

I have created this recipe a few years back when developing the menus for The Montauk Yacht Club in Long Island NY. It was my very first culinary consulting job…

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Jan 6, 2015 by Gabriele Corcos

Every family has a very short list of recipes that are carefully executed only in certain times of the year; sometimes they are just too complicated or long in preparation…

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Oct 2, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

After a few weeks of brewing, sitting in plain view on my library, the long awaited Limocello is finally ready! So many of you have been asking about my family…

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Jul 25, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

We are right now having a blast in Fiesole, shooting the 5th season of Extra Virgin. The girls are running through the fields chasing hares and pheasants, Debi is obsessively…

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Jul 8, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

Pizza is the perfect template for being creative with food. You can pretty much put anything you want on the dough, sweet or savory, bake it and at the very…

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May 13, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

Octopus is one of those ingredients that’s present in the Mediterranean diet wherever you go. In Italy, during the summer, it’s really easy to find octopus salads or pasta with…

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Apr 30, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

It is true indeed, Tuscans for the most part are obnoxiously fixated with their own regional cuisine! We come from a small region, with small villages and many grandmothers: each…

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Mar 2, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

Ossobuco is a classic of Milanese cuisine that made its way to Florence simply because of its deliciousness. Nobody really knows how and when that happened (people travel, duh!), and…

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Jan 9, 2014 by Gabriele Corcos

How have you been surviving this brutal cold wave? In case your grandmother’s Snuggie is falling short keeping you warm, here is a recipe that will provide you with the…

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Dec 15, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

My wife described this pasta last week, as we were testing the recipe, as “very feminine”… to me it means that this dish makes a perfect lunch! As much as…

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Dec 2, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

The Tuscan country in this season offers quite an effervescent landscape. Farmers and land owners are harvesting olives together and delivering them to the local presses; the brand new Extra…

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Dec 1, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

How do you “drink” your winter? Are you trading off your summer ice cold beer for a glass of Amarone or Barolo? Are you switching gear from a Margarita to…

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Aug 11, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

I grew up in a mixed Jewish/Catholic family, no big deal really… At least unless you had the fortune of sitting at the table with us for a holiday celebration….

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Jul 30, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

Unsalted Tuscan bread is unsalted because in Tuscany we love food that has a lot of flavor and the tapenade is the perfect example of a condiment that has a…

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Jul 21, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

Welcome to our first episode of the season. Today, to fulfill the requests of many of you that read the article on People Magazine, we are cooking for you the…

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Jul 16, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

I Love to Play With Fire! There is something very special that happens to me when I decide to diss the kitchen stove in favor of my Pizza Oven or…

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Jul 9, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

I do not like baking that much. I think it is because of the restrictions imposed by working with exact measures and quantities. Not being able to improvise in the…

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Jun 13, 2013 by Gabriele Corcos

These are the flowers that grow off  the zucchini. Ever since I can remember this was a favorite Summer dish growing up. I clearly remember going to the vegetable store…

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Do you ever wake up with a craving? Do you ever start titillating with the idea of a luxurious dinner, even before taking the first sip of your morning coffee? I…

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Oct 21, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

Italian cuisine thrives on appetizers. Whenever you have family events, dine out or on any special occasion the appetizer is essential in gathering the family to the table and starting…

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Oct 15, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

This is one of Deb’s favorite recipes to prepare and one of my favorite dishes to eat.  It is the singular dish I always expect to be ready and waiting…

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Sep 21, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

This is how I like Mashed Potatoes. Sure there is something to be said about preparing it with cream and butter, but this is a much lighter, healthier way to…

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Sep 18, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

More of a Sicilian in origin, this is a wonderful Summer salad to prepare when you can find blood red oranges. Fresh, citrusy, refreshing and nourishing, this is always a…

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Sep 12, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

It is really customary in Italy to prepare fresh, seasonal produce by simply sautéing it in a pan with a touch of olive oil, some shallots and a pinch of…

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Aug 19, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

I remember making Madeleins for the first time when I was a kid and my parents would drop me off at my grandparents for the weekend while my dad was…

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Aug 9, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

To be honest, Italians don’t care about salad. It is usually seved as a side and never, ever ordered instead of pasta or steak like they do here in the…

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Aug 4, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

This is the very first recipe that was birthed out of my recipe hunter project. Because I haven’t developed the show yet, I thought I would design an episode for…

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Jul 30, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

This is something I always ate in the small trattorias around Tuscany while growing up. When my dad, brother and I went for motorcycle rides on the weekends, we would…

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Jul 28, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

I love string beans. It’s probably one of the first vegetables that I have ever worked with and there is one  very good reason why. I grew up with them,…

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Jun 15, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

This is easily the first item you find in any Italian restaurant around the world. A classic summer appetizer because of it simplicity, delicate flavors and seasonal ingredients, I prepare…

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May 2, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

Sorry, I have been thinking for a couple of days on how to translate “Pasticciata”. The word in Italian means “Messed Up”, with no particular dedicated shape… Then the proverbial…

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May 1, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

Debi and I very often look at each other and say: “We need to go out, We need to have a fantastic dinner and celebrate ourselves, our Love!”. Then we pause.We…

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Apr 25, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

There is something incredibly special about rice. Aside from being a very political correct ingredient, affordable, with a long shelf life and always filling, it is probably the most versatile…

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Feb 7, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

A couple of years ago we celebrated one of our dear friend’s birthday at Katsuya Restaurant in Hollywood. It was a real treat: private room, a fantastic menu, and a…

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Feb 1, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

There is no Holiday season without treats! Let us then present you with a luxurious recipe to make sure your taste buds can celebrate properly this coming Christmas.The main ingredient…

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Jan 14, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

Let’s not be of any disgrace to the common Italian Stereotype, and introduce this recipe for what it is… Tiramisu’ is the Italian food equivalent of Viagra, and it comes…

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Jan 11, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

In Italy, panini are everywhere. In every bar, at any roadside stand and gas station… It is our go to quick fix in between meals, and very often a preferred…

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Jan 4, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

Aside from the stale bread, the main ingredient for Ribollita is “Cavolo Nero”,which in the US is called Tuscan Kale. It is almost the real deal, with the difference that here…

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Jan 3, 2012 by Gabriele Corcos

One of my first jobs at the Library Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was to make the three most common asked for drinks great, one of them being the…

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Dec 13, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

It’s the holidays, and this year I won’t be able to go back home to Tuscany… and I know, I will terribly miss seeing my grandmother! It used to be…

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Nov 28, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

This is a kid friendly appetizer that has veggies, cheese and a crispy dough! I think we could cook it with any vegetable; spinach, Swiss chard, dandelion greens… I like…

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Nov 8, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Baking is not really my piece of cake! I do enjoy spending hours at the time in the kitchen, I am ecstatic when I work hard to treat my family…

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Oct 30, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Who says Halloween is only for kids? Treat yourself to something Orange, Bubbly and Alcoholic! APEROL was introduced in Padova, Italy in 1919, was setting trends long ahead of its time….

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Oct 12, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Artichokes, along with beets and mushrooms represent for me a moment of growth for my palate. I still remember clearly (you know those memories you cannot shake off) my parents…

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Jul 29, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Originated in Venice, the Sgroppino is nothing more than a scoop of sorbet drowned in a glass of Prosecco, and it is in Italy a very common summer after dinner…

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May 23, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Debi and I are creatures of habit: we are young parents always on a schedule, always on the run and basically always tired! When it comes to our meals we…

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Mar 9, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Farro salad is a stable of any given Italian summer. Its freshness and lightness are perfect for a picnic or an evening appetizer, especially and if you happen to have…

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Mar 4, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

When I started posting videos on Youtube a few years ago I never thought it could have brought me this far… I just got back from a very intense three-days-food-marathon…

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Nov 13, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Two notes about my cupcake philosophy: More cupcakes, less icing! First. Kids need to know that cupcakes are good, regardless of the color of the icing… I cannot count how…

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Nov 6, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

In Italy, pizza dough can be found at almost every grocery store. If you have a favorite bakery where you go to buy your bread, they might also give you…

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Oct 30, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Pizza Margherita is the most simple recipe for pizza you can find after white pizza. Some red sauce, mozzarella, oregano, and basil. Perfect. This is what I make the most…

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Oct 23, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Renato was my grandfather, the one that I inherited the farm from. When I was a kid, we used to drive his car through the fields. It was one of…

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Oct 11, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

This is the fantastic hunter’s stew. It’s somewhat of a winter dish because it is served warm, and the texture is very juicy. It requires a lot of cooking, it’s…

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Oct 4, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

I never had pancakes in Italy. Please, my mom never made me pancakes! But now I have three girls at home, and I have to. My first approach was the…

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Sep 27, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

In Italy, we don’t eat burgers. When we think of burgers, we think of the constant fight that local politicians have to keep McDonalds out of our historical centers of…

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Sep 13, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

This is the perfect comfort food. This dish makes Debi very happy, she says that this sauce is probably the closest thing that I prepare that actually deserves to be…

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Sep 6, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

In Italy, again, vegetables are considered like salad: side dishes. It’s funny how much more consideration is given to the starch, the bread, the pasta, and the meat. Salads and greens…

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Aug 30, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

When you think about appetizers, you really don’t have to go to extreme lengths. Simple ingredients are always the best, keep that in mind. Fresh honey that comes from somebody…

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Aug 23, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Artichokes are a wonderful vegetable. I am flabbergasted by the size of the gigantic artichokes that I can find here in the states. A few years ago I was finally…

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Aug 16, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

White pizza is the way I test my oven. I do not have a thermometer on my oven, I go by eye. That’s how my father taught me. Before using…

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Aug 9, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

I’d never made fresh cheese until last year. Now that I have kids I am prone to try new things that aren’t just kitchen things, but can be fun for…

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Aug 2, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Frittata is a wonderful snack in Italy which is used for an appetizer, for breakfast or whatever. It’s mostly used to recycle  any leftover you’ve got in the fridge like…

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Jul 19, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Besciamella is a sauce, you don’t eat it as is. You use it for preparations like lasagne or manicotti or cannelloni. In America, besciamella has been substituted with mozzarella and…

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Jul 12, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

In Italy, salad is eaten just because your mama told you so. We absolutely don’t care about salads. However living now in California, trying to stay healthy and making the…

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Jul 4, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

This is a traditional farmer’s dish which is made with stale bread and garden vegetables. The farmers in Italy, especially during the months of July and August when the droughts…

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Jun 28, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Pheasant is one of those animals you always see crossing little dirt streets in Tuscany. You can hear their noise in the morning, but they’re super, super cute. The male…

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Apr 14, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

Fava beans are one of the most common ways that Spring gets celebrated in Tuscany… A handful of fresh raw beans, a chunk of salty pecorino cheese and a glass…

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Feb 11, 2010 by Gabriele Corcos

This two recipes also are coming straight out of our family book. Since I can remember in fact, every Carnival season my grandmother Lola used to deliver to our house…

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Nov 27, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

Today’s recipe is a gem! Lasagne alla Bolognese (with meat sauce) is one of the most popular dishes of Emila-Romagna, in Italy. Because of the proximity with Tuscany, the dish…

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Nov 5, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

“Gnocchi di Patate” (Homemade Potato Gnocchi) are yet another very humble treasure of Italian culinary tradition that can be eaten in its many different regional variations all across the “Bel…

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Oct 16, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

“Pollo alla Cacciatora” (Chicken Cacciatora) is a very common, almost ubiquitous dish throughout Italy. Like other recipes that are present in almost all regions of our country, you can come…

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Aug 27, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

It is almost the end of summer, and if by any chance you happen to have a fruit tree in your backyard or in your garden, this is probably the…

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Aug 13, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

Today’s recipe is somewhat a classic in Italy; it is a Vegetarian Lasagne, without the “Ratatouille” inside. If you were in Italy, this dish would be always easy and very…

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Aug 5, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

The bread oven featured in this episode is about six hundred years old! It is here that all the bread for the different families living and working on the estate…

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Jul 21, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

Today’s pasta is a summer classic throughout Italy: enjoy with a bottle of chilled dry white wine, some old school bossanova, and a couple of dear friends. No specific rules…

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Jun 12, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

Tonight was fun, an improvised dinner that made everybody happy and satisfied. We did not use fresh beans from the Farmers’ Market but some generic frozen organic Petit Peas, the…

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May 1, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

When we cook any past sauce, it is usually a rule of thumb to start making the sauce, and eventually boil the water and cook the pasta. With this recipe…

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Jan 29, 2009 by Gabriele Corcos

Grisciano is a very small village in the heart of Central Italy, a few miles East of Rome. History wants that the shepherds coming down from the mountains of Central…

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Dec 26, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Debi and I use this menu when we want to entertain without being strapped to the stove while cooking. The Pork Loin just needs to get started, then it will…

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Dec 22, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

We do not have much time to indulge in chatting today… we’re all scrambling to get it together before Thursday (Xmas 2008). In case you have some time left in…

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Dec 17, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Like most recipes, the origins of the dish are obscure, and there are many legends about it. As the name is derived from the Italian word for charcoal, some believe…

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Nov 12, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

The recipe is long enough ( about 5 hours), and we should keep the focus…too many words are not necessary. Maybe though, just a few notes (or a disclaimer?!) about…

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Oct 23, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

This is our first bruschetta. In Italy, by definition, a bruschetta is a flame toasted thick slice of bread dressed with any kind of sauce, topped with Extra Virgin Olive…

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Sep 30, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

I personally never used a pressure cooker until the day I met Deb! My mom used it quite often, but the pot she had always seemed to me very scary…

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Sep 17, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Let’s not indulge in conversation, here’s a new recipe that deserves and demands your full attention… This one “has to be scheduled”; so, crack out your device, punch in your…

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Jul 25, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

It is summer, it is hot, it is still! Today we decided not to cook and whipped out a quick tuna salad that made a perfect date lunch by the…

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Jun 17, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Italian salad succumbs to our many regional menus. Yes, our cooking is seasonal, and we always enjoy a good amount of vegetables with our meal, but in general, if you…

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May 21, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Debi and I called this Risotto alla Giorgio, it’s a dish inspired by our romantic dinners in one of our favorite restaurants in Malibu’, Giorgio Baldi. When I arrived in Los Angeles…

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May 18, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Today’s lunch could have easily been a mid-August family feast. The kitchen filled up with wonderful smell of roasted peppers, and both Debi and I have been transported somewhere else……

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Apr 22, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Recycling is a very good habit, and it can be extremely pleasurable if applied wisely to your food! Learn how to work with your leftovers, use you freezer, your fridge,…

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Apr 1, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Risotto is one of those weird dishes. It can be intimidating from the very beginning, when it’s time to select your rice at your local grocery store… But at the…

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Mar 20, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Today’s recipe comes straight from the Western coast of Italy. I remember eating it in Livorno and Isola d’Elba when I was growing up, the smell and the color of…

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Mar 1, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

Today, for the very first time, we will be cooking with butter instead of olive oil. This succulent and kids friendly dish comes again from my grandmother’s kitchen; it is…

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Feb 1, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

After a few weeks of traveling, and featuring guests, Debi and I are finally back in Los Angeles, between the stove and the camera…very happy feeling. Today we are unveiling the…

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Jan 11, 2008 by Gabriele Corcos

This is the second and last episode we shot in Italy, let us introduce you to Aunt Laura. Laura is Gabriele’s aunt, and she’s the one usually in charge of cooking…

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Dec 30, 2007 by Gabriele Corcos

We finally are keeping up with the promises. Today we had a very special guest for lunch. A very sweet woman that is very close to our family and that…

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Oct 7, 2007 by Gabriele Corcos

What to say, we are overwhelmed by the response we are getting on our little website! Many emails are coming in, please do not take it personal if we are…

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Sep 3, 2007 by Gabriele Corcos

We are at our third episode! Very happy about it. Today we had lunch with a delicious Risotto with Sausage and Asparagus to celebrate the arrival of Fall, and we…

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Aug 13, 2007 by Gabriele Corcos

Today’s recipe is a real Trattoria standard dish: Sausages with “Fagioli all’Uccelletta” (beans in a spicy fresh tomato sauce). In Italy, when we talk about sausages we usually refer to…

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Jul 12, 2007 by Gabriele Corcos

This is possibly our most used sauce in the kitchen. Not only it truly represents a staple pasta sauce throughout Italy but it also serves as a simple base for…

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