Tag Archives: Italy

Lemon Ricotta Pie face

I was never a big fan of ricotta pie, but when I lived in Italy for 6 months, I unexpectedly feel in love with Ricotta, how could I not, it was all around me. When I came back to Boston, … Continue reading

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Porcehetta – I Told You So

I promise you this is one of the best things you will ever eat. Period. If I had my way I would eat Porchetta every day for the rest of my life. However, since it’s a pork loin rolled in … Continue reading

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Chicken ala Phase

  I hope you enjoy my garlic, hot pepper, and  olives phase. Kind of like Picasso’s blue period between 1901 and 1904.  -I want it noted that I’m having my cooking with olives, garlic and hot pepper period in 2016 … Continue reading

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Bucatini or Perciatelli, it’s all good to me

  Bucatini or Perciatelli, it’s all good to me, although the Perciatelli is thicker. I made this fantastic sauce. I used tons of garlic, say like 15 cloves, a small minced onion and I warmed them both in a huge … Continue reading

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The Tortelloni Project – Tortelloni 101 – final grade B

Tortelloni is in the same shape of tortellini, but only larger. I gorged on them fervently when I was in Italy. They are mostly popular in the Emilia-Romagna Region, and are stuffed with many different combinations; spinach and ricotta, veal … Continue reading

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Arancini – The Big Rice Ball Theory

Most Italians in America have grown up eating Arancini; rice balls traditionally stuffed with cheese, meat, peas, and mushrooms (I once had an Arancini stuffed with eggplant south of Rome). If you’re not a traditionalist the possibilities are endless, just don’t … Continue reading

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Tuna and Spaghetti or else

The first five words I say when I am about to speak of Italian food is, “When I was in Italy….”   …Oh, I’m sure my family and friends are sick of it by now, but what else can I say, … Continue reading

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