Hi all. There used to be a restaurant where I grew up in Canada called "East side Mario's." When I was a kid, my favourite dish was the four cheese cappelletti. I think this dish is what inspired me to start cooking - it was the first food to really get me excited. I've been thinking about it recently and wanted to make it, but I can't find a recipe anywhere. The menu online seems to have changed. Does anyone remember it? Does anyone know how they made it?
Thanks a bunch, guys!
Cappelletti is an Italian dumpling soup that I've been eating every Christmas for my whole life. When I was little, I made them with my mom, who made them with her mom, etc. This weekend, I made them with my daughter!
Here's how to make the dumplings:
Take 1 pound each of boneless chicken, pork shoulder, and veal. Cut into cubes and brown with 1 onion. Pass the whole thing through a meat grinder. Return to pan. Add 4 egg yolks, 1 cup parmesan, 2 sticks butter, 1/4 cup bone marrow, salt, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. Cover and cook on low for 2 hours, stirring occasionally to keep the bottom from browning.
Let cool and refrigerate for at least an hour (or overnight or for several days)
Make pasta and roll it into a sheet. Cut it into squares. Put a little filling into the center of each square, fold into a triangle, fold the right angle down and wrap the remaining angles around your forefinger to form the dumpling.
Freeze them on a tray, then put them in a plastic bag and... keep reading on reddit ➡
Name: Gino Cappelletti
Nickname: “Mr. Patriot” as well as “the Duke”
Born: March 26th, 1934 in Keetwatin, Minnesota
Position: Wide Receiver/Cornerback/Placekicker/Kick Returner
Teams: Sarnia Imperials (ORFU) (1955), Toronto Balmy Beach Bombers (ORFU) (1956), Sarnia Golden Bears (ORFU) (1958), Boston/New England Patriots (1960-1970)
Gino started his football career not in the National Football League, but the Ontario Rugby Football Union (ORFU) up in Canada, a precursor to the Canadian Football League. As a rookie, he was a member of the Sarnia Imperials, but midway thru the 1956 football season, Cappelletti was drafted by the Army and left Canada to serve.
He returned to football in 1958, and signed with the newly created Canadian Football League to play for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, but was traded away to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, who eventually cut him in the same offseason. He later returned to the ORFU to play for Sarnia a... keep reading on reddit ➡