our italian recipes

Just like we make ’em at our place! Many of these recipes are the same we follow everyday at our Italian-American restaurant in Somerville, MA. Others have been modified to be made at home easily, and are the product of our years of expertise and our love for homemade food. Either way, here you’ll find a collection of recipes for every use and occasion. Enjoy!

When it comes to spring time desserts, this easy Easter bundt cake recipe will be your new best friend. It’s simple and delicious, and will wow everyone at your holiday gathering. I’ve tried a lot of Easter bundt cake recipes in my day. Some with added sour cream to enhance …

Thanks for checking out the Mortadella Head menu.  I created this page so you can get a good idea of what we’re serving here at Mortadella Head.   My goal is to give you a different menu experience compared to the typical Italian restaurant.   You’ll be able to take a look …

Don’t get me wrong, I love and appreciate a big ol’ bowl of pasta. But in an effort to maintain a healthier lifestyle, I often use pasta substitutes for recipes that typically call for pasta.  As a food enthusiast who loves exploring healthy options, I’m constantly on the lookout for …

Spaghetti nights are a staple for a reason: they’re comforting, customizable, and undeniably delicious. But let’s be honest, achieving that restaurant-quality “al dente” texture at home can sometimes feel like a challenge. But I’ve got a basic recipe that will demystify the process and guide you towards perfectly boiled spaghetti …

It’s almost Easter time!  You know what that means.  It’s time to eat! Traditionally, Easter is one of the most important Italian holidays. It’s time to feast because it’s the end of Lent.   People gave up some of their favorite things for a couple of months and they are ready …

If there’s one thing we love sharing on our blog, it’s Italian recipes. And you probably know by now that Roman pizza is our craft. Some might even call us a little bit obsessed with ancient Rome, and we’re okay with that. Today, I’m delving into the world of ancient …

How to make Roman Pizza Dough at home

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