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!

Sausage Pepper & Onion Sub With Mozzarella and Marinara

This is the only sausage pepper and onion sub that's better than Fenway Park. Anyone can make a normal one, but this one will blow your mind.

It doesn't get more Italian than this! This Sicilian staple is bursting with flavor from the eggplant and marinara sauce. All the best flavors of Italy, with record cooking time.

a plate of eggplant involtini made with this recipe

We love our eggplant involtini: it's a delicious, quick, and easy appetizer that turns eggplant haters into eggplant lovers. Here's how to make it at home.

our eggplant parmigiana

Eggplant parmigiana…the one and only authentic “parm”. Not chicken.  Not veal. The dish they call “Parmigiana” in Italy is exclusively eggplant parmesan. It’s unlikely you’ll find other variants there. Legend has it those were invented by Italians here in America. But you’ll find eggplant parm everywhere in Italy. It’s so easy …

homemade mozzarella sticks by mortadella head

Let’s talk about mozzarella sticks.  And I don’t mean those little frozen pinky-finger-size things that most restaurants serve. I’m talking about big, thick, homemade mozzarella sticks.  The ones that give you a cheese pull long enough to walk across the street and it still doesn’t break. Those are the ones …

This recipe for Béchamel sauce is cheap, easy to follow and takes less than 10 minutes to be done. All you need is milk, butter and flour. Check it out!

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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