~the following is N°1 in the series, Tutti a tavola // Come to the table~ Although summer of 2020 may look quite different than past summers, one thing remains the same– our need for gathering around the table as a family each evening. In fact, the warm Italian invitation, Tutti a tavola! // Come to […]
I will always treasure the time I spent in Casagiove with my Zia Ninuccia and her family. They had a way of making me feel so special. My Zia was sure to make all of my favorites while I was in town. At the top of my list was Carne alla Pizzaiola. She knew that, […]
As a young girl, I spent many summers in the Campania region of Italy. One of my favorite everyday things to eat was a panino. A panino is the Italian word for sandwich, but it is nothing like the sandwiches that are often called “Italian” in the United States. It is easy to make, tasty […]
Just the other day, I came across the phrase “deliziosamente verde” which translates to “deliciously green” and describes my appreciation for spring perfectly. Spring always makes me think of all those “deliciously green” things like fresh herbs growing near my kitchen window, classic Italian green sauces, yummy grilled salads, big juicy artichokes, and beautiful olive trees. […]
late winter 2016 Favorite Dinners The warm weather is on its way, but it’s not here yet… my body is still craving warm, hearty dishes. My husband and boys are craving that too – especially after a long swim practice. These straight out of the oven dinners are just what they need. These two dishes […]
Taste of Italy on October 10—Part of historic Downtown Los Angeles is transformed into a charming Italian piazza where everyone can mix, mingle and of course, eat and drink! Just one of the Italian Events this coming weekend. Mark your calendars! There is a lot of Italian fun to be had this coming weekend: October 10 […]
It’s quite obvious our love and appreciation of all things Italian… but that doesn’t mean we’re blind to the beauty all around us! A little video homage to Dana Point— CASAGIOVE’s happy home: Che bellezza!