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!

Want to make crispy chicken wings at home? Here's an easy air fryer recipe! The first time I tried it, I was a little hesitant. But it turned out to be great. So grab some celery sticks and blue cheese dressing. We're making air fryer wings!

a farro farrotto, aka farrotto

Today I want to share a simple and delicious recipe that I make very often for my family. It's a farro risotto (or farrotto, if you prefer), dressed with homemade pesto and date tomatoes.

oregano pesto in a food container

Want to try something different from traditional basil pesto? I doubt anyone could ever get tired of it (blasphemy!) but if you want to broaden your horizons and see what you can do with other herbs, this oregano pesto recipe is for you! How is this different from basil pesto? …

a big pizza ready for a party

I’ve been working on the menu at Mortadella Head for a long time, coming up with specials and paying attention to what our guests order. Here’s a list of what I think are the best appetizers and side dishes to serve with pizza as the main course.

I've never met anyone who has made this for dinner. Maybe similar variations, but never this the exact way. It's an extremely light recipe, and the seasoning packs a punch in every bite you take.

Another great pasta recipe that makes the best out of just a bunch of ingredients. This lemon pasta has a zesty flavor that will refresh your mouth on hot summer days.

How to make Roman Pizza Dough at home

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If you’re in Somerville MA, don’t be a stranger. Come in and taste the foods you’ve just read about, or have them catered to your office!

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