Posts from the ‘parmigiano cheese’ category

roman zucchini fritters with parmigiano cheese

An abundance of gorgeous summer harvest zucchini would always challenge us to create tasty new dishes that include this healthy and delicious ingredient. One of our…

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{summer}: trio of green vegetables

I love green vegetables. Green vegetables can be sweet, savory, bitter or buttery in texture and flavor. My famiglia’s table was always filled with two to three green vegetable choices…

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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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spinach, eggplant and zucchini lasagna

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter holiday. In Italia, Pasqua (Easter) is second only to Christmas, a very important holiday to most as it marks the resurrection…

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crisped spanish chorizo & two cheese mashed potatoes

Comfort food. This is defined differently depending on personal taste. For me and my daughter Isabella, it’s about savory not sweet food. It’s about creamy and…

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stuffed meatloaf with tomato & onion ragu

Mammina Loreta has taught me many things about cooking simple classic food over the years. I now love that she and I can teach each other…

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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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eggplant parmigiana

{buon giorno} The holiday season is happening right in front of our eyes and I for one am happy to see the season surround me with…

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rustic hand-cut pappardelle with ragu’ bolognese

  Our Thanksgiving celebration was unique and special for us this year as we were not with either side of our famiglia and feeling a bit displaced.…

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