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Hungry for a resturant style meal?
If your family enjoys Italian-style food, try my exciting restaurant style menu at home ideas! It features some of your favorite restaurant favorites like Sausage & Bean soup paired with a delightful Panzanella salad. You will love my simple recipe for Italian bread and compound butter. Serve tempting Italian Trifle with Marsala Syrup with a refreshing Cava Spritzer!
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Starter - European
Panezella SaladSavor your garden’s bounty with my version of a Tuscan classic! Toss fresh tomatoes with bell peppers, cucumbers, onions, tangy mozzarella and homemade croutons. Drizzle with my zesty Italian vinaigrette and enjoy!
Main Dish - European
Sausage & Beans SoupIndulge in comfort food the Italian way and try my tasty sausage, bean & veggie soup. The aromatic broth is loaded with sweet Italian sausage, onions, carrots & potatoes and tender-crisp broccoli rabe. Serve with plenty of crusty bread for sopping!
Side Dish - European
Italian BreadMy homemade Italian bread is easy to make and tastier than store-bought varieties. It has the traditional crusty outside with a light, airy inside that everyone craves. Make a few loaves to freeze for another meal.
Side Dish - European
Compound ButterGo beyond plain butter and slather warm slices of bread with my tasty compound butter recipe! Infuse creamy butter with smoky roasted garlic and fresh basil for the ultimate spread. It is delicious on bread, baked potatoes, or as a savory topping for grilled steak.
Dessert - European
Italian Trifle With MarsalaThis elegant trifle recipe looks complex, but it is not difficult to make. My easy version features scrumptious layers of sponge cake, sweet pastry creams, plump berries and a delicate Marsala-infused syrup. Top with whipped cream and berries and let it be the crown jewel of your dessert table!
Cocktail Pairing - European