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Home Cooking Series, a Lesson Presented by Maria Laura Blefari - Apr 18th


Welcome to the Italian Cooking Series

Maria Laura will teach us how to make a homemade polpettone ripieno (Italian-style meatloaf) and broccoli saltati in padella (stir-fried broccoli) on the side.



cooking class with Maria Laura Blefari flyer.




For the Polpettone

  1. 500 grams (little over 1 pound, approximately 1.10 lbs ) of minced meat (pork is preferable, but also beef or a combination)
  2.  1 egg
  3.  salt
  4.  1 garlic
  5.  parsley
  6.  bread crumbs
  7.  2-3 slices of bread
  8. 4-5 slices of mortadella
  9. 4-5 slices of provolone
  10. a pack of bacon

For the broccoli side dish:

  1. 300-500 grams (0.6 lbs to 1.1 lbs) of broccoli
  2. 1 garlic
  3. oil
  4.  salt
  5.  chili pepper (if you like it a little spicy)



Picture of Maria Laura Blefari and her dog Pinuccio.

Today’s chef bio: Calabrian of origin and professional biomedical engineer. I have been in Boston since 2016 after studying and working in many cities in Italy and Europe. Cooking is in my DNA, I always do it for my family and friends because it’s fun and relaxes me.





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