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.

Friday, March 21, 2008


The Filling:
2 lbs lean ham
1/2 stick of pepperoni or 1 lb pre sliced
1/2 lb salami
1/2 pound provolone
1/2 pound sharp cheese
1 quart of ricotta
1/4 tsp basil
1/4 cup diced onion
1/2 cup of grated Romano cheese
4 eggs
The Crust:
8 eggs
1 cup olive oil
1 cup milk
6 cups flour

Dice all meats and chunk cheeses into small pieces, dice onion - set aside. Beat Eggs, Ricotta,Romano cheese and basil until smooth. Mix ingredients by hand into ricotta mixture.
Beat eggs for 1 minute and add oil, salt and milk. Add flour, 1 cup at a time, and mix with spoon until dough is stiff. (
Flour board and knead until smooth. Roll dough thin and put in greased 8 inch cake pans.

Slit top of crust. Bake at 325°F for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.