Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

3 Simple tomato recipes (Newsday)

Until the early 1820s, the tomato was believed to be poisonous. That myth was laid to rest when a grandstander gathered a crowd on the steps of the Salem, N.J., courthouse and ate a tomato without keeling over and dying. But controversy did not end there: Once the tomato was accepted as a consumable food, debate arose over classifying it as fruit or vegetable. Botanically it is a fruit but, ...


[Source: Yahoo! News Search Results for italian recipes]