Hi there, Today I am going to share a recipe for chicken cutlets but these aren’t just any cutlets. These are the famous “Mrs. Scotti’s Chicken Cutlets” that are probably still being talked about with reverence in the small town of Haddonfield. This recipe originated with my friend, Rosalie. Rosalie is the ultimate Italian Momma….

LASAGNA – a tale of hubris

Hi there, I have been interested in cooking since I was a young child. One of the greatest benefits of growing up in Levittown, PA, was the many different ethnic groups that settled in our neighborhood. This was a time of stay at home Mom’s and I was welcomed in everyone’s kitchen to watch and…


“A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.”   – Elsa Schiaparelli Hi there, Today I want to share with you a recipe that my dear friend Roe shared with me. Roe is a wonderful cook and even more wonderful friend. She grew up in an area that is affectionately known as South Philly….

Scrippelle ‘mbusse(Crepes for Shrove Tuesday)

“A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.” Abraham Maslow Hi there, I hope you won’t be bored with another soup type recipe. This recipe comes from the Abruze Region of Italy where surprisingly it gets cold in the winter. There is a very charming story about how this soup came about. Tradition…

Merry Italian Christmas

No recipe today but I couldn’t resist sending this food related video. It is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Buon Natale, Bernadette Xxx