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Simple Italian Cookery | Antonia Isola









This book contains simple italian recipes, with a set of dishes that are very tasty and easy to cook at the same time.

TitleSimple Italian Cookery
AuthorAntonia Isola
PublisherHarper & Brothers
Year1912
Copyright1912, Harper & Brothers
AmazonSimple Italian Cookery
Simple Italian Cookery. Antonia Isola.

Antonia Isola.

Harper & Brothers

Harper & Brothers

-How To Make Soups
Chicken Broth (Brodo Di Capone) This is made like the meat stock, substituting a fowl in place of the beef and bones. Rice Soup (Minestra Di Riso) Meat stock. 2 tablespoons of rice. ...
-How To Make Beef Soup Stock (Brodo Di Carné)
1 pound of round of beef. 2 quarts of water. 2 small, new carrots, or 1/2 of an old carrot. 1/2 pound of beef bones 2 small potatoes 1 onion. 1 tomato, fresh or canned Parsley. Boil the...
-How To Make Vegetable Chowder (Minestrone Alla Milanese)
1/2 quart of stock. 2 slices of lean pork, or a ham bone 2 tomatoes, fresh or canned. 1 cup of rice. 2 tablespoons of dried beans. 1 tablespoon of peas, fresh or canned. 2 Onions. Pu...
-How To Make Codfish Soup (Zuppa Di Merluzzo)
Take one-half pound of salt codfish that has been soaked, cut it up into squares, but not small. Prepare in a saucepan four tablespoons of good olive oil, and one small onion cut into pieces. Cook ...
-How To Make Vegetable Soup (Zuppa Alla Primaverile)
Take some cabbage, carrots, celery, onions, turnips, lettuce, squash, potatoes, beans, and peas. Chop each into very small pieces, wash and drain. Take a sauce pan, put in a heaping tablespoon of butt...
-How To Make Macaroni And Other Pastes
Macaroni With Meat And Sauce (Macchcroni At Sugo Di Came) Take one-half pound of beef without fat. Prepare the ham fat as in the preceding receipt, chopped up with onion, celery, and parsley. Cut t...
-How To Make Macaroni With Tomato Sauce (Maccheroni Al Sugo)
2 quarts of water. 3/4 pound of macaroni. Boil the water until it makes big bubbles. Add salt, then break the macaroni and put it in. Cover the saucepan and boil for fifteen minutes. The saucepa...
-How To Make Spaghetti With Tunny-Fish
While one-half pound of spaghetti is boiling in salted water prepare the following: Take two ounces of tunny-fish and cut them into small pieces. Put them into a saucepan and fry them in their own oil...
-How To Cook Vermicelli
Vermicelli With Olive-Oil And Anchovies Take one-half pound of vermicelli, boil in salted water and drain. While boiling put into a saucepan three anchovies, cut up fine, with four tablespoons of o...
-How To Make Ravioli
Ravioli With Meat Prepare the paste as in the preceding receipt. Take whatever meat is desired—chicken, turkey, or veal—this must always be cooked. (Left-over meat may be utilized this way.) Cho...
-How To Make Timbales
Timbale Of Vermicelli With Tomatoes (Neapolitan Receipt) Take ten medium-sized fresh tomatoes and cut them in two crosswise. Put a layer of these into a baking-dish with the liquid side touching th...
-How To Make Timbale Of Macaroni
Take a small piece of ham fat, one-half of onion, piece of celery, parsley, small piece of carrot. Chop up fine together. Put into a saucepan, and when the vegetables are fried add two or three mushro...
-How To Cook Rice
Rice With Peas 1/2 cup of rice Grated Parmesancheese. 2 tablespoons of butter 1 small onion. Chop the onion up fine and put it into the saucepan with one-half the butter (one tablespoon). Coo...
-How To Cook Rice. Continued
Rice With Butter And Cheese (Riso In Bianco) Take one-half cup of rice. Boil in salted water. After twenty minutes of boiling take off the fire and drain. Then put the rice back into a saucepan wit...
-How To Cook Polenta
Polenta (Indian Meal) 3/4 of a cup of yellow Indian meal (fine). 3 cups of water. Put the water into a granite or iron saucepan, add salt. When it begins to boil add the Indian meal, little b...
-How To Cook Polenta. Continued
Polenta Pasticciata 3/4 of a cup of Indian meal. 1 quart of milk . Boil the milk, and add the Indian meal, a little at a time, when milk is boiling, stirring constantly. Cook for one-half an ...
-How To Make Gnocchis
Gnocchi Of Farina (Gnocchi Di Semolina) 1 pint of milk 1 egg. 1/2 cup of farina Butter and cheese. Put the milk on, and when it boils add salt. Take a wooden spoon and, stirring constantly, a...
-How To Make Sauces
Roux For Sauces Roux is necessary to thicken and give body to sauces. Put one tablespoon of flour and one of butter into a saucepan and cook until the flour has lost any raw taste. Then put the sau...
-How To Make Bechamel Sauce
Put two ounces of butter and two tablespoons of flour into a saucepan and stir for five minutes. Pour one and one-half pints of boiling milk gradually in, beating well with a whisk. Add some nutmeg, a...
-How To Make Tomato Sauce
Take ten fresh tomatoes, remove the skins, cut them up; put them into a saucepan and boil them until soft. Then pass them through a sieve. Put their juice into a saucepan with one heaping tablespoon o...
-How To Make An Economical Sauce
Take one-half of an old onion and chop it up fine. Take one small carrot, wash it, scrape it, and cut it into transverse slices; do the same with a stalk of celery, some parsley, and one fresh or cann...
-How To Cook Eggs
Eggs With Peas Take one and one-half cups of green peas, and cook them with one and one-half tablespoons of good butter, and a pinch of salt. Take four hard-boiled eggs, cut them in two lengthwise,...
-How To Cook Codfish Fish
Codfish Alla Giardiniera Take one pound of salted codfish, boil it, remove the skin and bones, and shred it. Then take one good carrot, one-half a turnip, scrape them, cut them into slices, and b...
-How To Cook Vegetables
Onions Alla Parmegiana Take six onions. Take out the centers with an apple-corer and fill them up with the following stuffing: One tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese mixed with two hard-boiled ...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Continued
Lettuce In The Oven Take several young lettuces, wash them and remove their wilted leaves, tie the tops together, and lay the lettuces side by side in a baking-pan and pour in one and one-half inch...
-How To Cook Pumpkins
Pumpkin Alla Parmegiana Take a slice of pumpkin, remove the rind and the seeds, cut into square pieces, and then slice these into slivers about the thickness of a ten-cent piece. Boil these for a...
-How To Cook Tomatoes
Tomatoes Alla Piemontese Take four rather unripe tomatoes of about the same size, put them into boiling water and boil for a few minutes. Cut off the stem part, and take out some of the inside wi...
-How To Cook String-Beans
String-Beans In Fricassea Cut off the ends and string some young string-beans. Cook them in salted water, then drain them well. Put them in a saucepan with some butter, parsley, and chopped onion...
-How To Cook Spinach
Spinach Alla Romana Clean and prepare the spinach. Put one pint of cold water with one tablespoon of salt on to boil, and when it boils put in the spinach. When the spinach is cooked—in about ten...
-How To Cook Meats
Fried Sweetbreads, Croquettes, Liver, Etc. (Fritto Misto Alla Romana) Golden Bread, Brains, Sweetbreads, Croquettes of Chicken and Veal and Eggs, Calf's Liver and Pumpkin— all these different ingre...
-How To Make Croquettes
Polenta Croquettes Boil one-half cup of corn-meal rather hard, and before removing from the fire add a piece of butter and a little grated cheese and mix well. Take it then by spoonfuls and let it ...
-How To Make Polpettone "Alla Napolitana "
Take three-quarters of a pound of lean beef without skin or bones from the rump-steak, flatten it out with a knife in a manner to widen it without tearing the meat. Salt and pepper it. Then take one a...
-How To Make Bocconcini
Cut up the meat, lamb, veal, mutton, or fresh pork into pieces about two inches wide. Sprinkle on salt and pepper and put them aside. Then cut an equal number of pieces of bread about one-half inch th...
-How To Cook Meat With Ribbon Macaroni
Take a piece of ham fat, one finger high and four fingers wide, chop up fine with a piece of onion, piece of celery, piece of carrot, and put into a saucepan. Take three-quarters of a pound of meat, e...
-How To Make Italian Salads
Salad Del Prevosto Boil in their skins three good-sized potatoes, peel them and slice them, then put them into a salad bowl, and pour over them one-half a glass of white wine. Do this about two o...
-How To Make Italian Desserts
Chestnut Fritters Take twenty good chestnuts and roast them on a slow fire so that they won't color. Remove the shells without breaking the nuts, and put them into a saucepan with one level tablesp...








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