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Risotto alla Marinara

(For 8 people) A long time ago, I started writing some of my favorite recipes into my “little green book,” a bound green notebook. My daughter, Martina, was just eleven years old at the time, and she liked rating my recipes with Betti. Anytime I prepared a new recipe, Betti, Martina, and any guest who […]

Flounder or Halibut With Mussels and Tomato

(For 4-6  people) Last week, I visited one of my favorite butchers in Oak Park, IL – a place called Carnivore.  I saw a giant flounder in their fish case and decided to try it.  This recipe is the one I created for the 5.5 pound (2.5 kg) fish I bought from Ciro, the chef […]

Michele Carbone

Zuppa di Pesce, Seafood Stew (or Cioppino)

I was in San Francisco at a famous Italian restaurant many years ago and saw a menu item called Cioppino. I had never heard of it. Out of curiosity I ordered it. It was a variation of a classic Southern Italian fish soup in a tomato base, but they had put too much tomato! You […]

Michele Carbone spaghetti

Spaghetti with Bottarga

This is a simple dish to make and delicious, but some people don’t like it because “it tastes too much of fish!” Bottarga is the dried, salted, pressed roe of various fish, mostly being the gray mullet and yellow fin tuna (also sold under the name of Amberjack and Hamachi, which to be precise [since […]

Roasted Sea Bass with Potatoes, Olives, and Tomatoes

Recipe from foodandwine.com Ingredients 2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and slices ½-inch thick 1 lb. tomatoes, cut into large chunks ¾ cup pitted green olives ¼ cup torn basil leaves ½ cup plus 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 3lb. Sea bass, cleaned ½ cup pine nuts Preparation Preheat […]

Michele Carbone spaghetti con le cozze

Spaghetti alle Cozze (for 4 People!)

As you prepare the pepata di cozze, boil the water and add 1 box of spaghetti.   With a large slotted spoon, transfer the mussels to a large bowl (put a towel over it to keep the mussels warm), leaving only the sauce created by cooking the mussels. About 2 minutes before the spaghetti is […]

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