Our Mother has been a huge inflence on many of the dishes you’ll find on our menu, some she even makes herself for us. This section is a place to find some of her best Italian recipes as well your favorite dishes from Bella Sera Ristorante
Penne con Vodka
Olive oil to amply cover bottom of medium saucepan.
Add chopped onion and 4 garlic cloves
Add 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes with salt and pepper.
Cook 20-25 minutes. Cook 1/4 pound bacon.
Drain and crumble.
Add bacon to sauce with 1/3 cup vodka.
Allow to cook down.
Add 1/2 cup cream.
Cook just enough to blend cream and sauce.
Serve over 1 pound Penne lines – pasta,
1/2 cup grated cheese to pass or add a few spoons to sauce.