When America meets Italy #1

In the middle of an undeniable creativity crisis, but inspired by recent adventures I open a new section devoted to Italo-American hybridizations.

And since food is one of my cavalli di battaglia or my forte (come on, let’s admit it, food is so much better than people) of course I am goingo to start with culinary encounters.

This Christmas I decided to revisit a big Italian classic: il cappone arrosto adding… a Thanksgiving touch.

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Namely a good, classic stuffing in perfect Thanksgiving style.

(For the record I used Martha Stewart’s recipe)

The first step of the recipe is a soffritto, the very basis of any Italian recipe, nothing is more Italian than a soffritto, the rest of the ingredients (bread and herbs), are very common in Italian cuisine, the mix of bread, nuts, and raisins is typical especially in some regions.

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At the end of the day we are not so different!

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Served with roast potatoes with garlic and rosemary. Très chic.

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And there we go, I thanksgivinized Christmas!

 

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