Tag: Parmigiano Reggiano

Summer Appetizers

Tomato Bruschetta

There is simply nothing like your own or purchased local tomatoes in the summer. I am a confessed tomato junkie and I adore these bruschetta. Tomatoes and basil…a combination sent from the gods! Makes 4 Servings 4 – 6 tomatoes,

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Basics & Tips

Pesto: What’s in a Name?

It seems to be everywhere…and not just the molto famoso “Ligurian” pasta with potato and green beans or with trofie pasta but dribbled or drizzled on anything you can imagine. But is that really “pesto?” Or, has the term “pesto,”

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Mushroom Crostini

For a printer Friendly version of this recipe, click here. Mushroom soup, mushroom pasta sauce, mushroom filled ravioli, so many ideas, so little time, especially for wild mushrooms! If you like, you could change things up a bit by adding

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Farfalle With Zucchini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Everyone in Italy, I’m sure, has their own recipe for this pasta! I may not live there but I am growing the Romanesco zucchini. Here’s my take…it’s quick and simple

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Stinging Nettle Ricotta Gnocchi

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Stinging Nettles are available at Farmer’s Markets if you don’t have them growing wild where you live.  Be careful, they really do sting if you don’t wear gloves when handling

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Mushrooms On Toast

This dish makes a lovely, light supper dish served with a salad, or even a brunch dish. Although it may not leap off the page, it is very, very good & I cannot remember how many times I have made

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Frittatta With Stinging Nettles and Onion

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I was inspired to make this frittata when I saw stinging nettles at the Farmer’s Market.  We ate the frittatta for dinner & made panini with the leftovers the next day.  Tasty!   Make

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