Roasting the eggplant rather than frying it makes this dish much lighter and less oily that what we’re used to. Fresh tomato sauce raises the flavor level of this recipe enormously; but it’s still delicious with bottled sauce. Serve with a big beautiful salad and a loaf of crusty bread […]
This Summertime hors d’oeuvre couldn’t be more simple. You can use any type of toothpick or skewer you like. Mozzarella and Tomatoes are always perfect together. Add blueberries for the Fourth of July or just because they’re delicious! Chilled Rosé or white wine make it a real celebration!
My husband and I ate Italian Almond Tart for the first time in Rome years ago. We were utterly surprised when the waiters presented it with a small hammer. When we asked what we should do with the hammer, we were told to gently tap the tart to break it […]
Yummy tomato sauce, gooey cheese and healthy spinach are all layered together to form this wonderful lasagne.
I learned this recipe when I was taking a cooking class right outside of Florence, Italy. The Chef made it with thighs; but I have chosen to use the whole chicken. Rosemary, sage, olives, currants and white wine all come together to produce a wonderfully flavorful dish. The toasted […]
This recipe is so easy and versatile. Sauté vegetables of your choice, add cheese or don’t, pour beaten eggs over mixture and bake. Make the frittata before your company arrives or greet them and pop it into the oven. Have a drink and voila- brunch/lunch is ready.
The tofu absorbs the flavors of the olives, currants, white wine and herbs and is transformed into a delicious vegetarian entree.
This recipe is easy, healthy, delicious and can be served at room temperature.
The sauce is amazing.
Rack of lamb smothered in non-dairy pesto before roasting is one of life’s guilty pleasures!