Hey, we’re Italian. We cook with a bit of this and a bit of that. Our recipes are merely guidelines, with lots of flexibility! Baby Stuffed Peppers Breadcrumbs (homemade are best)*, 1 1/2 cups Chopped herbs: parsley with basil and/or Continue reading On the Grill: Baby Stuffed Peppers
This is a variation on Penne alla Norcina. We’ve nicknamed it “Heart Attack Pasta”. Be sure to add a glass of wine — for your heart! We think this is even better with Rustichella d’Abruzzo’s Fiori di Zucca, pumpkin pasta. Continue reading Fiori di Zucca, Norcia Style
We’ve been enjoying Branzino on these late summer days. This is our new favorite recipe. Assemble the following for a perfect late-summer salad: Arugula (4 oz) Green Beans (1 lb) Baby potatoes (2 lbs) tossed with extra virgin olive oil* Continue reading Branzino Makes the Salad
Not another Caprese? Try this alternative. It is a riff on a classic! Bright summer flavors, shared by the best of summer fruit, tossed in a refreshing summer salad. This is simply excellent with grilled meats and a sure show-stopper Continue reading Tomato and Nectarine Summer Salad
For a fabulously satisfying dinner, we recommend this Nero di Seppia Spaghetti with a quick tomato sauce and grilled scallops.
We can’t take full credit for this great Spaghetti alla Amatriciana. First credit goes to the fabulous ingredients (they do make a difference!) and recipe inspiration goes to Julia Della Croce. We used her recipe but subbed the Passata Continue reading Spaghetti alla Amatriciana in honor of Amatrice
Mixed Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette and Parmigiano-Reggiano DOP This salad makes the most of the truly special flavors of good olive oil and balsamic vinegar, perfectly paired with DOP Parmiggiano Reggiano. Here’s how to dress a salad: 1 clove Continue reading How to Dress a Salad: Mixed Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette
This recipe is a favorite of ours, from Jim Lahey at SERIOUSEATS.COM. We think it’s even better with 00 Flour and hope you enjoy it as much as much we do! INGREDIENTS 500 grams (17 ½ ounces or about 3 ¾ Continue reading PIZZA PERFECT!
A yummy spring favorite, and made to perfection with the new award winning RAVIDA Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2015, a GOLD award winner in the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition. Boasting an aroma of freshly mown hay, some Continue reading DRESS UP YOUR LETTUCE WITH LEMON DRESSING
It’s spring and that means we are eating more mushrooms. Not only are they tasty and delightful on a hot spring day, they have health benefits too! Mushrooms and Truffles are a divine combo. Their fans are more than that Continue reading EAT MORE MUSHROOMS!