Tag Archives: Sausage
Angelina's Roast Chicken with Sausage Stuffing

Angelina’s Pollo arrosto ripieno (Roast Chicken with Sausage Stuffing)

Apart from lasagna, nothing says Sunday dinner to me like a roast bird, sitting on the dining room table golden brown, with crispy skin, tender, juicy meat and—for special occasions—a savory stuffing. It’s a dish that was almost a universal feature of family dinners back in the day but, sadly, has become a rarity. Well, […]

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Rose di radicchio (Radicchio “Roses” Stuffed with Sausage)

I like to think that I have a good knowledge of Italian cookery but, every once in a while, I stumble on a dish that I’ve never heard of, let alone tried. So it was with a recent blog post from fellow blogger Judy Witts, whose blog Over a Tuscan Stove is one of my […]

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Polenta con salsicce e spuntature (Polenta with Sausages and Spareribs)

Rome is not especially known for its love of polenta, perhaps because its winters are relatively mild compared with those up in true polenta country skirting the southern rim of the Alps, but there is one polenta dish you are bound to find if you visit Rome in the cold weather months, polenta with sausages […]

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Verza e salsiccia (Sausage Braised in Cabbage)

Not sure about you, but the weather here has crossed the line from pleasantly crisp to downright cold at night. That’s as good an excuse as any for some good, stick to the ribs eating. It may sound eastern European, but Italians, too, like their cabbage, especially in colder weather, and like to combine it […]

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Salsicce alla romana coi broccoletti (Sausage and Broccoli Rabe)

Is there any meat more satisfying than sausages? If there is, I haven’t found it. And, in this typically Roman dish, sausages marry particularly well with broccoletti, the cruciferous vegetable known in English as ‘broccoli rabe‘. The slight bitterness of the broccoletti sets off the savory richness of the sausage perfectly. You begin by browning […]

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