Archive for ‘May, 2014’

greek lamb burgers with yogurt & cucumber tzatziki sauce

Memorial Day. A day of remembrance with quiet respect and honor for those who serve this beautiful country of ours in times of peace and in times…

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koulourakia {greek sesame twist cookies}

My parents have told me hundreds of stories of when they first arrived in New York from Italia. They had to learn so much and were…

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chicken piccata (piccata di pollo)

What is piccata? The definition of the italian word  “piccata” basically means “larded” or tasty, savoury or piquant (sharp) like the flavor of lemon or brined capers. Larding…

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green vegetable tart al la reggio emiglia

  {mother’s day poetry: for annette} there was a time when life without you was impossible. every breath they took, every step, every word came from you now babies become…

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spring: capellini al la carbonara

This is my lighter version of the classic carbonara, a pasta dish with spaghetti, cured smoked bacon or guanciale and mixed with whole organic egg, egg yolks, grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese…

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