(pici with breadcrumbs)
The reason I love Italian cuisine so much might just be the simplicity. The ease in which few but wonderful ingredients are changed into beautiful, flavourful dishes. No need for crazy expensive ingredients, just make sure your veggies are fresh, ripe and delicious and a tomato [...]
One of my 11 in ’11 goals was to host dinner once every quarter. So far I’ve managed. They might not have been super fancy parties where people were specifically invited, but still they were nice dinners with someone other than ourselves.
Just before the first quarter was over my dad stayed at our [...]
Gnocchi (plural, pronounched njok-key, with a short-sounded o, the singular is gnocco – njok-koe) are little carb-clouds from heaven. Mix some carbs with a bunch of other carbs and you get something so incredibly tasty, that you wonder why anyone, ever, would choose to omit carbs from their diets.
As mentioned in my previous post and when we visited Milan last summer, I fell in love with a saffron, zucchini and ham pasta. The fussili alla carbonarina served at Tarantella, my (now) favorite restaurant is so different and full of flavor, that I needed to try it at home.
I wish I [...]
“You defrosted this very well”, my dad joked, when he started on his ravioli. He had seen me take a bag of ravioli from the freezer. He didn’t realize I made it myself and froze it myself.
I told him and he still liked it - though he thought his joke was even funnier.
When we made my [...]
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