Italian

Sausages in a skillet.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Fried Italian Sausages, Green Peppers & Onions Alla Italia

Here is one of those recipes that really resists being written, though Italia Coppola did get it into her cookbook.

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Seafood salad.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Francesco Pennino's Insalata di Frutti di Mare Italian Seafood Salad

This is Italia Coppola's father's dish, made in Naples using seafood from the Mediterranean. 

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Pot of cut up potatoes next to a spoon of salt and knife.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Italia's Quick Italian Potato Salad

Italia recommends serving this simple potato salad alongside meat or fish. It is also excellent on a picnic or a big summer buffet.

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Plate of Pot Roast and a fork.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Maria Zasa Coppola’s Genovese-Style Pot Roast

We don't know what type of mushroom she used in her pot roast but if she were cooking it in America, it most likely would have been commercial white mushrooms or canned mushrooms. 

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Food of the Italian South with author Katie Parla

Pear and Arugula Salad

A simple, rustic dish that can be a main or side dish.

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A spoonful of Baked Bread with melted Provolone cheese.
Food of the Italian South with author Katie Parla

Baked Bread & Provolone

An ancient bread tradition from Francis Ford Coppola's ancestral home of Bernalda.

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A large plate of salad.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Salads

Insalata di Rienforza Recipe An Italian Salad To Give You Strength

When Italia was a child, she didn't care for green beans and did what so many of us did as children: Snuck them to her dog. After her father discovered her subterfuge, there was a green bean dish on the table every day for two weeks. 

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A large bowl of seafood stew garnished with toasted bread.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Zuppa di Pesce Alla Napolitana

This classic Neapolitan fish stew has about as many versions of cooks as there are in Napoli. Italia's version includes a bounty of seafood and you do not need to use all of it; just use what you like and what is freshest wherever you are.

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Four subs made with Italian sausages and peppers with a side of mustard maple sauce and a bottle of Claret wine.
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Italian Sausage and Pepper Subs

This sausage gets an Italian twist. Covered in sautéed bell peppers, marinara and melted mozzarella cheese!

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