Posts from the ‘fall season’ category

goat cheese & quinoa-stuffed artichoke heart bottoms

We love small plates of all different varieties of food at for our evening meal. Whether we are out at our favorite food spot sitting at…

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insalata tritata: {chopped salad}

The cooler weather has finally descended upon us even here in the south. The cooler breezes and brisk evening temperatures are a most welcome respite from…

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BLT a la Italiana

The simpler the food the better. This has been my feeling since I began to understand how meals come together. How flavors combine and how we…

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mammina loreta’s italian sausage, spinach & chestnut stuffing

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching and I am giving thanks for many things this 2013 season. Take a moment to write down all the things…

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what i was reading… 18.november.2013

{buon lunedi a tutti!} The season has already come to a peak for me and my famiglia. Busy work and school schedules filled with projects, cooking…

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baked schiaffoni pasta with spinach, mushroom & ricotta

I have always loved pasta al forno. Mammina Loreta would make meat and vegetable lasagnas, ziti al forno (con polpette) and my favorite, penne con fungi…

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rustic apple galette with gluten-free crust

I grew up where apple trees abound. The fall harvest of apples played a significant role in my famiglia’s fall weekends. Apple pie is one of…

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tuscan vegetable & quinoa minestrone soup with rustic pesto ciabatta croutons

Sometimes I just want to eat something warm, healthy and light for dinner. Mammina Loreta and Papa Pierino taught me about eating lots of vegetables, small…

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what i was reading… 28.october.2013

{happy monday afternoon}. I have been as busy as a bee with school activities, fundraising efforts with Carina as well as art directing and designing for…

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what i was reading… 14.october.2013

{hello monday.} It is a stunningly pretty day here and I am enjoying the sunshine and the sound of our community landscapers hard at work after…

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