Recipes for lasagna, polenta, risotto, and other authentic dishes can be found in many Italian cookbooks.
Once the butter has melted slowly, add the polenta to the water while whisking constantly until smooth.
The grain makes a tasty polenta when combined with sautéed vegetables and butter.
More than five centuries later (1320) Dante became the guest of Guido Novello di Polenta, lord of Ravenna, and here he died on the 14th September of the following year.
At Ravenna we find the Polenta family, at Rimini the Malatestas, at Parma the Rossi, at Piacenza the Scotti, at Faenza the Manfredi.
The peasants somewhat rarely use animal foodthis is most largely used in Sardinia and least in Sicilybread and polenta or macaroni and vegetables being the staple diet.
Donato, of the Lombard period, with Byzantine capitals, is interesting; Giosue Carducci has written a fine ode on the subject (La Chiesa di Polenta, Bologna, 1897).
See C. Ricci, "Della Chiesa e castello di Polenta" in Atti e Memorie della Deputazione di Storia patria per le prooniae di Romagna, ser.
Giovanni the Lame (Sciancato), a man of a daring impetuosity only equalled by his ugliness, had proved so useful a general to Giovanni da Polenta of Ravenna as to win in reward the hand of that potentate's beautiful daughter, known to history as Francesca da Rimini.
The most creative dishes include pistachio crusted lamb chops with root vegetable polenta cake and day-braised beef short rib over Yukon gold mashed potatoes with butter roasted garlic.
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In addition to these offerings, the Chama Guacha includes some authentic Brazilian dishes on the menu such as fried bananas and fried polenta.
Featuring a menu that is as varied as it is lengthy, Maggie's Krooked Cafe serves everything from eggs jardiniere to tofu to polenta to eggplant in a setting suitable for families, couples or singles.
Guests can also choose from sides such as macaroni and cheese, green chile polenta, potato salad and mashed potatoes.
The cuisine, which is Sicilian and Northern Italian, includes appetizers like escargot with polenta, steamed clams and shrimp scampi served over shoestring potatoes.
The New York Times recommends Chef Conant's "buttery polenta with morels and preserved truffles--one of the most decadent things ever to happen to cornmeal." Scarpetta features a full-service bar and sidewalk cafe.
If you are craving something warm and filling for your picnic meal, try baked polenta with zucchini and tomato sauce or a flaky spinach pie topped with pine nuts.
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