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.

Monday, January 7, 2008


1 loaf of Italian bread
1/2 c. Tomato Sauce
2 c. Italian diced tomatoes, drained & chopped
1/4 lb. Mozzarella cheese, cubed
1/4 lb. Swiss cheese, cubed
1/4 lb. Italian sausage or salami, cubed
1/2 tsp. Oregano
1/4 tsp. Rosemary
1/2 tsp. Sweet Basil
1/2 clove garlic, crushed
1/4 c. Romano cheese, grated
Olive oil

Cut off top of bread and hollow out.
Brush inside and out with a bit of warm olive oil.
Place in a hot oven for 5 to 10 minutes until the inside is dry and only lightly toasted. Do not brown.
Combine tomato sauce with chopped tomatoes, basil, Mozzarella, Swiss cheese and the sausage or salami.
Fill the hollowed bread with the mixture. Sprinkle lightly with oregano, garlic and grated cheese.
Place the pizza on a cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until the bread is golden brown and the filling is bubbly and piping hot. Cut into slices and serve!