Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy
Mary Ann's newest book contains over 150 recipes, 60 gorgeous food photos, and many scenic pictures of Italy taken by Mary Ann on her travels through the years.
3 cloves garlic, peeled
2 TBS fresh rosemary needles
2 whole bay leaves
2 medium red bell peppers, seeded and cut into thin strips
1 pound of ground lamb
2/3 cup dry red wine
4 large plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped, juice reserved, or one 16-ounce can
Grinding black pepper
In large saucepan cook on medium heat, cook garlic cloves until transparent, then remove. Add ground lamb and brown well. Add peppers, bay leaf, wine, tomatoes and pepper. Simmer 20-30 minutes on low heat.
Serve with favorite pasta. Farfalle recommended.