Category Archives: Cara’s Cucina

Cara’s Cucina: Italy and Fresh Pasta

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Tagliatelle from scratch and takes us on a trip to Italy.

“I have no words for how incredible the first Cucina Tour of Italy was,” Di Falco writes of her recent trip to Italy. “For me, it was literally a life-changing experience.”

Watch the video above to view some highlights from the trip, and see below for the fresh pasta recipe from Florencetown Cooking School.

Tagliatelle
Pasta made from scratch
Serves 6

3 C. 00 flour
3 large eggs
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Cara’s Cucina: Mahalabia

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Mahalabia (Mediterranean “Pudding” Dessert)!

Di Falco starts the recipe’s accompanying blog with a Mother’s Day wish for all the moms out there. “My Mom wanted me to figure out how to recreate a dessert we had at a Mediterranean restaurant in Montclair,” she writes. “We had discussed what was in it with the waitress, and I did my best to recreate here!”

Add this delicious recipe, which serves four, to your Mother’s Day menu today.

Mahalabia

2 C. plain Greek yogurt
1/2 vanilla bean (or 2 tsp. vanilla extract)
2 tsp. rose water
1/4 C. berry compote or jam
1/4 C. pistachios, chopped
1/4 C. halvah

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Cara’s Cucina: Tequila Shrimp

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Tequila Shrimp!

This recipe comes along with a #GIVEAWAY! “Everyone who subscribes to the channel this month will be entered to win this book from Food & Wine Magazine,” Di Falco states in the recipe’s accompanying blog.

This delicious recipe, which serves 4, is perfect for the warmer weather. Check it out!

Tequila Shrimp

2 Tbs. olive oil
1/2 small, red, onion – chopped
1 chipotle pepper in adobo, chopped
1 15 oz. can diced tomato
1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
1/4 C. pineapple, chopped
1 Tbs. tequila
1/4 C. chopped, fresh cilantro

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe.

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!