Posts from the ‘la cucina povera’ category

summer fresh tomato sauce

Summer tomatoes. The stuff of dreams. …The strong perfume of the tomato plant filled my senses as my hands moved the leaves aside to pick the ripened fruit for…

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happy earth day: fennel & orange insalada with artichoke & tri-color sweet baby bell pepper frittata

{felice giorno della terra} Happy Earth Day to you all. In celebration of the wonderful and life-giving earth we live on, I am sharing some fresh,…

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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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homemade pappardelle with sausage & broccoli rabe

Vegetables in both old and modern Italian culture are a very important ingredient, almost more so than any other. The abundance and variety of fresh and even…

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