Italian food is an absolute favorite of mine. I love delicious pasta with tomato sauce, garlic and topped with grated pecorino Romano cheese. As someone who grew up in a Mexican-American household where my beloved grandmother prepared authentic food on the daily, I appreciate ALL traditional food made with authentic ingredients, because lets face it, the more authentic a dish is, the better it tastes.
Renowned restauranteur and Eat! Drink! Italy! star Vic Rallo is one of the best at preparing delicious authentic Italian dishes. This morning he was kind enough to join me for an interview to dish on what family life is like in Italy, the importance of families spending time together around the dinner table, how to make cooking dinner a family affair, how to prepare delicious Italian dishes with the best authentic ingredients, and he even shared a couple amazing authentic Italian recipes that you can prepare for your family and friends!
Please be sure to watch the video below to see my interview with renowned restauranteur and Eat! Drink! Italy! star Vic Rallo in its entirety. For more information Vic suggested you Google “Locatelli & Aurrichio Italian Cheeses, and Eat! Drink! Italy! PS: Don’t forget to scroll down for fabulous recipes!
Video: Watch Candace Rose interview Eat! Drink! Italy! star Vic Rallo on the secret to preparing delicious authentic Italian food and the importance of family dinners.
Locatelli Pecorino Romano Pesto2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed2 garlic cloves1/3 cup pine nuts½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil½ cup Locatelli Grated Pecorino Roman CheeseKosher salt and pepper to tasteCombine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until combined. Add Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a stream and Locatelli Pecorino Romano cheese. Process until fully incorporated and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.Auricchio Provolone Chicken Parmigiana
IngredientsPrepared Tomato Sauce2 eggs2 tablespoons whole milk1½ pounds chicken breast, pounded to about ¼-inch thickness3 cups Italian-style bread crumbs3/4 cup olive oil, divided12 ounces shaved or grated Auricchio Provolone Cheese DirectionsPreheat the broiler.In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and the milk.Dip each of the chicken breast in the egg mixture and then the bread crumbs; make sure both sides are coated evenly. Place on a tray until you’re ready to use them.Pour half of the olive oil into a large sauté pan and cook over high heat for about 2 minutes, until it starts to sizzle. Add half of the breaded chicken breasts and cook over medium heat, 1 minute per side. Place on a tray and repeat with remaining chicken breasts, adding olive oil as needed. Cover and keep warm.Lay the fried chicken breast on a nonstick, 9×13 pan, and top each serving with 2 tablespoons of sauce and 2 ounces of shaved or grated Auricchio Provolone Cheese.Broil in the oven until the cheese starts to brown, about 3 to 4 minutes.
This Tour Is Sponsored by Locatelli & Aurrichio Italian Cheeses. Candace Rose was not compensated by the sponsor for this interview.