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, March 27, 2008


1/2 lb. pasta shells
1 c. canned fruit cocktail
1 c. diced apples
1 c. diced celery
1/2 c. chopped nuts - any
1 c. canned fruit cocktail
1 c. mayonnaise
1 bag or head of you favorite lettuce chopped.

Cook sea shells until tender; drain and run cold water to chill. Combine fruit cocktail, apples, celery, and nuts. Then mix with sea shells. Add mayonnaise; mix well.
Serve over lettuce.

Perfect dish for Spring!