Pasta

Broccoli and Chicken Farfalle
Pasta

Broccoli and Chicken Farfalle

A hearty pasta dish, Broccoli and Chicken Farfalle. You’ll find that a meal such as this one satisfies both the carnivores and vegetable lovers as well as those who need an occasional carbohydrate fix. After suffering a nasty bout of the flu in the last few weeks, I must say it feels pretty […]

Potato Gnocchi With Tomato Basil Sauce
Pasta

Potato Gnocchi With Tomato Basil Sauce

In this dish, Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Basil Sauce, the humble potato is transformed into a melt-in-your mouth delicacy. Gnocchi are simply the Italian version of dumplings and can be prepared in limitless ways. Just about any sauce will compliment this potato dumpling. Today, there is such an extensive variety […]

Lemon Spaghetti with shrimp
Pasta

Lemon Spaghetti with shrimp

This bright and bold lemon spaghetti dish features succulent jumbo shrimps which have been marinated in a few simple ingredients such as EVOO, lemon rind, minced garlic and parsley. You will love it for it’s simplicity and for how quickly it can be put together on a busy weeknight, or […]

Orecchiette with Rapini and Sausage
Pasta

Orecchiette with Rapini and Sausage

At times we want something different than spaghetti or even fettuccine and Italy certainly has its wide range of pastas with every region claiming pride to its own distinct noodle shape. In Puglia “the heel of the boot” orecchiette otherwise known as “little ears” reign supreme. Store shelves are lined […]

Lasagna
Pasta

Lasagna

My mother was a kind and gentle soul. On Sunday afternoons she would happily look forward to the arrival of her daughters and grand-kids, greeting everyone at the door and after the initial “buon giorno” she would turn to her grand-kids and proclaim “mi sembra dimagrito”, you look like you’ve […]