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.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Where there's smoke, there's a fryer (The Times-News)

An American living and working in Italy e-mailed me, perplexed about olive oil. Italian food authorities, magazines and cookbooks, he says, claim that olive oil is best for deep-frying because it has a higher "punto di fumo," or smoke point, than other oils.


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