Italian Recipes

Recipes from various regions of Italy and various Western adaptations by Sheffield Spice & Tea Co.

mushroom risotto

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto Mushroom Risotto is one of the classic ways to make risotto, which can be traced back in Italian cookbooks and literature for hundreds of years. Using Arborio rice, gives it its signature creamy texture. Portobello mushrooms adds a full, savory flavor. Adding Porcini Mushroom Powder to the rice while cooking adds the nutty […]

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chicken piccata

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata Chicken Piccata is a classic Italian dish. Piccata, refers to the thinly pounded chicken, pan-cooked to a golden brown, then served with a piquant, lemon-caper sauce. There is pretty much one way to make Chicken Piccata, as far as the ingredients, but you still find variations in the seasoning, and the lemon-caper sauce. […]

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italian beef sandwich

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches Italian Beef Sandwiches are a classic Italian sandwich, especially around Chicago. The roast is slow cooked for hours in beef broth allowing the flavors to develop. The roast gets fork tender and the broth is then used as an au jus for dipping. Depending on the cut of beef used, […]

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Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup

Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup

Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup Our Tuscan Bean and Chicken Soup is easy and fast.  Hearty and very  flavorful, it is one of our favorites as well as our friends. We’re sure you’ll enjoy it as well.  Reminiscent of the great soups found in the top Italian restaurants, try a pot full and watch how […]

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Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto Basil Pesto is a traditional Italian sauce made from basil, pine nuts, garlic and Parmesan cheese. Our Dried Pesto Basil recipe comes in handy when fresh basil isn’t available.  Letting it rest for a couple hours allows the dried leaf to rehydrate and get ready for your use.  It’s more of a spread […]

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