Tag: Tomatoes

Tagliatelle With Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. August, local tomatoes, homemade pasta (if possible), fresh basil, definitely a summer pasta, yum! If making your own pasta, make the dough with 4 eggs. If you wish, you can

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Zucchini Crostini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The first time I made these was for an event I was catering. Always on the lookout for interesting vegetarian appy’s. I really like this one a lot. It may

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Tomato And Zucchini Fritatta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I like to make frittata’s not only for brunch but also for a light summer dinner. One of the great things about summer is tomatoes and zucchini from the garden

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Orzo, Lentil Salad With Feta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a very good, refreshing salad that goes well with Greek or Moroccan marinated chicken, beef, lamb or whatever suits your fancy! If you haven’t used orzo, it’s a

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Fattoush Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This salad is of Lebanese origin. I like to serve it with all sorts of Mediterranean dishes. A really good salad, especially on a hot day! Good with barbecued chicken, lamb,

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Fall Pasta

Tuscan Veal, Sausage And Porcini Ragu

What can I say, this is delizioso! A ragu that can be served with fresh pappardelle or fettucccine.  See below for link.  If we feel like pici with the ragu (a thick, long Tuscan pasta), I substitute a dried pasta called Strangozzi

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Fall Egg Dishes and Brunch

Tomato And Zucchini Pie

What can I say? Tomatoes, zucchini, basil, garlic; it doesn’t get any better at the height of summer! Someone said that “what grows together, goes together.” I definitely agree. This pie can be served hot or warm, makes a great

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How To Roast Tomatoes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Feeding right into my tomato addiction, these!  I use them for pasta, pizza sauce, crostini, soup or anything else I can think of.  Yum, Yum. 20 ripe plum tomatoes 4

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How To Peel And Seed Tomatoes

When it comes to cooking, this is a very useful bit of information to know.   Bring a large pot of water to a boil. With a very sharp knife, cut an “X” in the skin on the top of

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