An Italian holiday: What an Eataly chef cooks for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Nov 18, 2022 459

On a recent episode of Eat Drink D-FW, the Dallas Morning News food team sat down with chef Paola Saglietti of Eataly Dallas. Saglietti is a native of Torino, Italy, and has worked for Eataly for six years. She shared some holiday cooking and entertaining tips (like be sure to cook with other people around you!), plus some of her favorite “cozy food” recipes.

If you’re looking for cheese, meats and other bites for your charcuterie board, Eataly has lots of that. Saglietti likes blue cheese drizzled with honey and topped with some walnut. “It will change completely the flavor,” she says. For meats, prosciutto is a must, plus some spicy soppressata, and some coppa, which is underrated, Saglietti says. She also always adds nuts and easy marinated olives (see recipe below).

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