Archive for ‘January, 2014’

carciofini al forno (baked baby artichokes)

{food confession.} I am an artichoke (carciofi) addict. I can eat them everyday, all day especially when they are in season in the spring months. The…

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asian chicken patties with vegetable rice cakes & asian coleslaw

mondays. Not a day that I particularly enjoy. Even though I work from home now and I have a very flexible schedule; Monday is the day…

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trenette al pesto genovese with green beans & potatoes

Pesto. This unique and delicious green sauce has a history that dates back as far as the 1800s in Liguria, a coastal region of Italy bordering…

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pane d’ altamura

I have researched and tried many authentic Italian bread recipes in the past five years or so. Many were edible, even pretty tasty, but the texture I was…

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smashed potatoes with pimenton & manchego cheese

potatoes. patatas. A wonderful ingredient that can be used for a diverse variety of dishes and side dishes. My famiglia uses potatoes for everything from roasted with…

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japanese steamed wild alaskan halibut & green tea rice

I am creating plans for this exciting new year of food exploration and adventure. My famiglia is busy getting back to work, school and a somewhat…

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