Green liquid gold---this divine sauce is so delicious if the ingredients are chosen correctly and a bitter disappointment if not. Pun intended. You must find the sweetest basil possible--and also an extra virgin olive oil that is fruity and light. We have a very good friend and Italian artisan baker Jo from La Spiga Bakery. … Continue reading Pesto
You might look at the picture up there and think it looks like a bag full of dehydrated buffalo chips, but to the well trained eye, and anyone familiar with the lucrative fungus is aware that my husband is holding in his hands a truffle. It is not chocolate. No, this is what every culinary … Continue reading il Tartufo
Breakfast became so much more fun when I married my love. You see Italians eat sweets for colazione (breakfast). Or at least they are much more likely to eat i dolci for breakfast than at any other time of the day. Nutella is always heavily stocked in our pantry, and much to the delight of … Continue reading Colazione (breakfast)
Learn to make Spaghetti aglio e olio con i gamberi--link in post
Read about our first date, and the first meal my love made for me. Spaghetti aglio e olio con i gamberi.