Linguini pasta, meatballs and sweet peppers sauce
Linguini pasta, meatballs and home-made sweet peppers sauce. Would you call it “a comfort dish”? A drizzle of extravirgin olive oil in a hot pan on the cooker, finely chopped garlic, red onion and sweet “cornetto” peppers, small cubes of tomatoes (one or two tomatoes) and let’s start by sautéing the ingredients just mentioned above…
Spaghetti alla chitarra and pepper sauce for dinner.
It was a beautiful September Sunday and, after a long walk in the crisp air, here we are in the kitchen to enjoy cooking very quick an appetizing dish of spaghetti alla chitarra and a sweet pepper sauce. Are you hungry? Welcome!
Home made pasta and cauliflower: culinary delicacies for the Summer table.
Summer is the season for the open air living, but we can also apply this concept by stretching space right in the place where we live, enjoying gardening and our own growings, even in a small verandah, a green terrace or a balcony, throughout the year. So, the outdoor space, no more seen only as…
Pot roasted shoulder of lamb: when the dishes of tradition talk
Welcome in the kitchen! Last weekend, during a long beautiful driving up to the hills in the heart of Apulia region, there was time for a visit at a good local butcher’s, where they served me a tender piece of shoulder of lamb filled with a typical local artisan salumi called “capocollo” and “caciocavallo podolico”…
Spaghetti dish, the European football championship and Summer season
Hello! Summer season is at the door, we enjoy the European football championship and we love pasta. These are the three main ingredients for our special dish made with spaghetti and a convivial “al fresco”dining. Let’s start with frying some fresh bacon or speck in a pan without using oil. Leave the fat to heat…
Spring in the kitchen
A dish has to talk to you. Indeed, all senses have to be activated to feel its vibrations. Even though you are not a chef, but, of course, you love cooking, it is a full experience around the dish, first of all as executor of the dish, by choosing ingredients properly at the food market…
Curly ribbons of home made fresh nettle pasta
Hello! We’re almost in the middle of February and for those, who enjoy gardening, it is time to help nature, starting to prepare the soil for the new Spring dress. On the ground, in the garden, among sleeping plants and trees, it is pretty common to find some growing plants of nettle to uproot. The…
Home made white lasagna for the Easter table
It is the beginning of the first week of Spring and, in the range of crops at the food store, we might find the asparagus that can be chosen as privileged ingredient of several dishes for the Easter table. During the last weekend, I made some different kind of fresh pasta at home. For the…
An excellent dish: hand made pasta bows and broccoli on Mardi gras
Enjoy the dish in good company of your family and friends and wish everybody a good Mardi gras.