Category: Heritage

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The Pizzelle Cookie

Pizzelle’s The Pizzelle cookie is a definite Italian cultural symbol.  It’s said that these cookies were first mentioned in historic archives from the 8th Century and that historically, families used their own family crests for the designs on the cookie irons.  They are said to have originated form the Abruzzo region, and are featured today …

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Zucchini Flower Pizza

  Yes, it’s Zucchini season and end of summer.  My plants have multiple male flowers on them, so I decided it was time to pick them and cook.  I didn’t want to fry them today, but instead, do something I’ve never done…use them as toppers on a pizza.  I followed my old Italian friend’s pizza …

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Fried Zucchini Flowers

Fried Zucchini Flower’s I remember these from childhood, definitely.  My mom used to love frying up the zucchini flowers that she received from our Italian neighbor, Della.  Della had a lovely little garden-as a kid, I loved walking by it, and inspecting it, seeing what she had growing.  You could always find a cardone plant …

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