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Baked Gnocchi

Nothing cooks as well as a baked dish next to a wood burning fire.

That’s what we do to give you the ultimate taste of our Baked Gnocchi with spinach and sweet sausage, topped with mozzarella and our homemade marinara. Delizioso!

Feedback and Response to our Restaurant

The responses have been amazing. We have guests coming into the our Italian restaurant several times a week to dine. Many people have come to the restaurant after being told about us from their friends and family. People are even calling us from home to congratulate us on the atmosphere, friendliness and most of all, the taste of the food.

Our goal was to duplicate a true Pizza Napoletana as in Napoli while cooking Italian dishes with an authentic New York style. Combined with old classic videos, great sounds from the doo-wop and rat pack era along with some great black and white photos, we wanted to give a very relaxing feel while dining with us.  The overwhelming response from our customers has been a clear indication we have been achieving this goal with great success. We are very pleased our customers enjoy them all as much as we enjoy preparing and providing them.

What makes Rosedale’s Brick Oven Special?

Brick ovens are a commonly found in Italian homes, and have been for centuries. They have earned an especially well-known reputation in Italy in the ancient Roman civilization for their craftsmanship. Brick ovens have been discovered in the ancient ruins of Pompeii which is part of their interesting history.

To ensure you have a wonderful dining experience at Rosedale Brick Oven we continue the original tradition of cooking with wood in our brick oven for all our pizzas and baked foods.  Spread the word to your friends that are looking for places to eat in Naples, Florida that Rosedale is the Italian restaurant where you can always enjoy a relaxing Italian meal.  Cooking pizza and Italian food in South Florida is Rosedale Brick Oven’s forte.

Taste the Tears of Christ, Lacryma Christi Wine

The Wine: Lacryma Christi

This wine’s interesting name means “Tears of Christ” and comes from an ancient tale. There are many variations on the story, but in the Italian version of this myth, Lucifer was cast out of heaven. As he fell towards earth, he grabbed a chunk of heaven. When he reached ground, he dropped it on the foot of the Vesuvius mountain. When Jesus saw this, he wept. Those tears ran down the mountains and were made visible to humans in the streaks of lava flows down the sides of Vesuvius. When Christ’s tears finally reached the ground, vineyards grew at those spots.

The Region: Campania

The Campania region, and more specifically the area of Naples, is not only known for its unique Lacryma Christi wine, but also its cuisine. It is thought to be the birthplace of pizza. Campania also boasts a unique coffee, which  is stronger than other Italian espressos.

Naples’ Limoncino, a lemon-based liquor, has also become quite famous. Traditionally, wines in Campania were produced for immediate consumption and not subjected to the lengthy aging process typical in other regions.  However, in the last few decades, the winemakers have been working to reverse this perception. They have especially concentrated on the best-known wine, the Lacryma Christi, which is being regarded as a player in the
wine market.

Description/Notable Flavors: The Lacryma Christi is anchored with a note of plums and prunes, giving it a full and ripe flavor, that isn’t overly fruity.

Pairs well with: Lacryma Christi pairs well with pizza, as both are Neapolitan traditions.

“If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?” -Cardinal Richeleu

Rosedale Brick Oven Welcomes “Hamptons Views Magazine”

We would like to congratulate our good friend Carmine Catena on his new publication which  is meant to reflect your modern, Hamptons lifestyle and features a collection of inspiring stories, new travel destinations, creative food recipes, luxury lifestyle related articles for your reading pleasure.

If you’re interested in viewing the premiere issue of “hamptons views magazine”, visit:

HamptonsViewsMagazine.com

As Carmine points out in his introductory letter, in an environment where more magazines are closing rather than launching, this project was a huge challenge and undertaking and all of us at Rosedale Brick Oven are so proud of him for seeing it through!

We wish you the best!

It Just Makes “Scents” to Add Italian Herbs

Italy is known for its abundance of herbs, from basil and rosemary to oregano and thyme. Italian herbs are perfect in a wide range of both traditional and modern dishes including pasta, pizza, bruschetta, salad, soups, veal and chicken.

Basil – What would a Margherita pizza or caprese salad be without it? Flagrant and aromatic, basil (or as Italians would say “Basilico”) is often left on tables for its scent. The type used in Italian food is typically called “sweet basil”. When basil is used in cooked recipes, it is usually added at the last moment to preserve the most of its flavor. Basil is also one of the main ingredients in pesto — a green Italian oil-and-herb sauce made with basil, olive oil, garlic, and pine nuts.

Parsley – It’s not just a garnish! Parsley is also used for its light, distinctive flavor in many dishes. At Rosedale, you’ll find it in our delicious meatballs and many sauces.


Fresh rosemary and Thyme
 – These two ingredients assist in the marination of our famous, and much sought-after, Wings Italiano!

Combined with extra virgin olive oil, Italian herbs make the perfect dipping mix. At Rosedale, we offer this table-side, where it pairs perfectly with our crusty, homemade, Italian bread.

If you can’t tell, WE LOVE ITALIAN FOOD! We are so happy to be ble to share this with all of you. It’s truly a dream come true!