Home made pappardelle and artichokes for the first weekend of June
About 9000 steps to walk to the daily city food market and back to choose the best fresh vegetables and fruits as ingredients for delicious meals to make during the week. Indeed, there I found excellent artichokes, which I used in the dish I’m going to suggest for this first weekend of June. If you…
Fast dish: Spaghetti alla chitarra, tomato sauce and crisp breadcrumbs
A fabulous Sunday at the end of May to confirm the beginning of a new season, which is round the corner. Just back from the sea house, where I enjoyed little time this morning for planning some work and garden activities, here I am in the kitchen for cooking a fast dish that has the…
Home made potatoes gnocchi and crisp appetizers on the second of Advent
On the second Sunday of Advent, I enjoyed to make potatoes gnocchi at home, introducing some variations on traditional local recipes. In particular, to the basic mixture for gnocchi (made of excellent red potatoes coming from the mountains of Calabria, one egg and some semolina flour) I added chopped parsley and a generous handful of…
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!