Linguine Vongole e Prosecco

Great ingredients can make a simple recipe delicious. The fresh clams with cherry tomatoes and parsley add so much flavor to the olive oil and Prosecco. Such a elegant and satisfying dish. Ingredients: 15-20 Little neck clams in their shells 75-100 ml of Prosecco 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled,…

Homemade Thai Green Curry

One of our favorite cuisines is Thai food and in particular coconut milk based green and red curry. I’ve made this dish in the past with store bought Thai green curry paste but it seemed to lack freshness. So I decided to try making homemade Thai green curry paste, using ingredients from multiple recipes. I…

Sunday’s Bolognese

Sundays are great for slow cooking recipes. This ground pork bolognese is perfect for low simmer cooking while enjoying the lazy summer day. Enjoy.   Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely sliced 2 celery sticks, finely sliced 2 carrots, finely diced 1lb organic ground pork 1lb Italian mild sausage 2 oz red wine…

Linguine Aglio Olio e Peperoncino

Spaghetti aglio, olios e peperoncino is a traditional rustic recipe from Naples. This simple and flavorful recipe is easy to prepare and perfect for a weeknight dinner. I used fresh linguine instead of traditional spaghetti. Buon appetito.   Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 packet of fresh or dry linguine 5 garlic cloves,…

Chandra Aunty’s Sautéed Gobi

Chandra Aunty makes a sautéed gobi (cauliflower) dish which is the star of any dinner at home. The gobi is soft, rich and tender but has a perfect crusting of spices. I convinced her to share her recipe with us. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 cauliflower Head – break apart with your hands into bite size pieces….

Capellini with Roasted Tomatoes

The origins of capellini trace back to areas surrounding Naples. It’s thin rod shaped pasta has a round section and its thickness can vary between 0,85 mm and 0,92 mm. It pairs  perfectly with a light broth made of olive oil and herbs. Adding roasted tomatoes adds to the fresh flavor. Ingredients: 1/4 cup extra-virgin…

Eggplant and Tomato Curry

I love eggplant in any form but especially with tomatoes with spices. This is a simple recipe for a weeknight vegetarian dish. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 onion, diced thin 1 eggplant, diced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon coriander 14 ounces canned peeled tomatoes, with juice 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon salt…