blog from OUR kitchen - We adore good food - ejm's blog of adventures in food and drink, recipes, disasters, triumphs... . blog from OUR kitchen . recipes from OUR kitchen

search . blog recipe index . measuring . discussions . breadmaking notes . yeast conversions Bread Baking Babes: Let's Get Baking

|Appeal|ReliefWeb|Reuters AlertNet|The Red Cross|The Hunger Site|FreeRice|

Friday, 11 January 2013

manicotti made with crepes (bookmarked)

summary: recipe for Manicotti: crepes stuffed with spinach, homemade ricotta and mozarella cheese, baked in sauce made with fresh tomatoes; information about Pasta Please (formerly Presto Pasta Nights) and Bookmarked Recipes (click on image to see larger views and more photos)

Bookmarked Recipes - last Sunday of the MonthBookmarked Recipes #20

manicotti A while back, I posted about Manicotti for the event Presto Pasta Nights. Every time we made manicotti using fresh pasta, the following comment would haunt us.

In southern Italy, where my family is from, […] manicotti are rolled in a crepe rather than pasta and are generally served with a white sauce.

-Sweet Kitchen, comment on “stuffed manicotti from scratch (PPN)”

So. When we had chicken a la king after Christmas, T decided to make it like Southern Italian manicotti. It was pretty darn good.

But we thought it would be even better if we stuffed the crepes with ricotta/spinach mixture. And while we know that we’re supposed to use a white sauce, we bucked tradition (so what else is new?) and used tomato sauce.

And. It. Was. Fabulous.
(please continue reading…)


scribbles: The Christmas Pudding . Making Vínarterta

recipes: Main Dishes   Pasta & Noodles   Soups, Stews & Casseroles   Vegetables   Salads & Sides   Salsas, Sauces & Spreads   Baked Goods - savoury   Baked Goods - sweet   Desserts   Spice Mixes   Snacks   Drinks   Measuring Abbreviations & Conversions   Breadmaking Notes   Links to Other Recipe and Cookery Resource Sites


Bloggers Against Hunger Bloggers Against Hunger
Working together with the World Food Programme to end hunger.

Please join me and 1000s of bloggers who
blog against worldwide hunger

the hunger site - please click here to donate free food

eXTReMe Tracker

(The thumbnail images appearing on links to this page are housed on Flicker: etherwork photostream.)

home   illustrations & gif animations   recipes from OUR kitchen   my garden   sewing & crafts   travel writing   some other scribbles   moose & kite festivals   ASCII-art & ASCII-animations   various discussions   blog from OUR kitchen   a little bit about me   CWC - some help files   contact   llizard's ridiculously useless llinks