Tag Archives: italian

recipe: salad days

Today is Independence Day. Apart from celebrating our successful split from the British Empire with bikinis, bar be ques and beer we are really paying homage to our diverse immigrant roots and what freeing themselves from their homelands to start … Continue reading

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recipe: inchiostro pasta

The concept behind this dish comes from a semi-recent trip to Firenze, Toscana, Italia and a truly wonderful meal not long after in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. Squid ink not only helps color the dish with a unique approach but provides … Continue reading

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recipe: verdura arrostita con risoni di limone

On a really hot day, finding a nice cooling meal can sometimes be a challenge. A few weeks back I made verdura e fagioli di cannelloni arrostita (roasted cannelloni beans and veggies) and the idea behind it came out so … Continue reading

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recipe: porcini risotto e manzo balsamico

Most New Years I support some type of open door policy for getting together with friends and family. I’ve been known, on occasion to be a bit more romantic and do the dinner alone, but since I am single this … Continue reading

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recipe: cannellini minestra tuscana

There is little that is more satisfying and gratifying than something warm to curl up with and a fantastic soup can do just that. It probably seems like I’ve broken my Cajun and Iberian background with the recent string of … Continue reading

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recipe: penne salsa di zucca e il maiale arrostito con zucca e finocchi

I love doing seasonal dishes when I can. Much like my affinity for cooking based on what I can get fresh at the big shopping centers I typically go to as well as what is locally grown and that always … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tuna ai linguine

I recently returned from Firenze, Tuscana, Italia. As you may know, I am very partial to Delta (Cajun, Creole), Iberian (Portuguese, Spanish) and Southwestern (Texas, Arizona, New Mexico) styles of cooking, but I must admit, my culinary heart is still … Continue reading

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