Pasta d’Estate // Summer Pasta

Trips to my local markets, pasta memories from when I spent my summers in Italy and beautiful tomato pictures on my Instagram feed (like the ones below) inspired this summer pasta recipe. https://www.instagram.com/p/CEE02cWlRzO/?igshid=1mcrtot8dkxk2 https://www.instagram.com/p/CDW5jJvo3dn/?igshid=kkird983apf9 There’s nothing like heirloom tomatoes and basil to freshen up a hot summer day. This pasta dish is summer on a […]

Carne alla Pizzaiola

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, […]

Inviting Bruschetta

Italians have a way with words. Even one of the ways they say I love you, ti voglio bene,  translates to… I want good for you, implying  I care so much about you, that I wish the best for you.  Now that is a beautiful way to love others. They use words like bellissima, dolcissima and carissima to let you know […]

Salsa di pomodoro… Tomato Sauce!

{also known as Salsa Semplice— Simple Sauce} This is the first type of sauce my mom taught me how to make. Every good Italian Mamma has a version. Here’s mine: This is the first type of sauce my mom taught me how to make. Every good Italian Mamma has a version. Here’s mine: