Recipes from Authentic Italian Women, Mamma Leoni-3

Pasta with Smoked Salmon (Printable Version)


  • 3 oz. smoked salmon, cut into large pieces (1 inch squared)
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 T Tomato sauce
  • A few drops of Tabasco Sauce
  • 4T fresh whipping cream

Boil plenty of water for your favorite pasta.  Bow tie pasta is fun with this recipe.  Bring the water to a boil, add salt as needed. Follow the package cooking directions for the pasta. You can actually make the sauce as you are cooking the pasta.

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Recipes from Authentic Italian Women, Mamma Leoni-1

Here are some recipes from my own mother, a wonderful gourmet cook:

Spaghetti Sauce with Sun Dried Tomatoes (enough for ½ lb. pasta)
(Printable Version)

  • IMG_0928_1.jpg1½ T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 5 or 6 sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • Fresh Oregano
  • Fresh Basil
  • Salt, pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese



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