Saturday, February 25, 2017

Pasta with Chickpeas (Pasta e ceci)

For the Italian cook, food ingredients from a working kitchen are never wasted or thrown out. While growing up, I watched my Nonna use whatever she found in her pantry ... 

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Butcher to Table/La Grotte des Fromages, Montreal

Many of you have asked which restaurant serves authentic Italian foods such as the ones I've taught in my culinary courses. My latest discovery is in Montreal - Du Boucher ... 

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Valentine’s Day Pudding

Red is the color of passion, don't you agree? This pudding gets its rich color from natural, red raspberries. Enjoy this recipe as a Valentine's Day dessert or treat. Have ... 

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tom George Restaurant – 7th & Grand, Downtown Los Angeles

I'm so glad Tom George, a Cal-Italian-Hungarian restaurant - decided to take its vibe to downtown Los Angeles. One of its owners, George, stated that this LA eatery is one ... 

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Fresh & Creamy Pea Soup

I hope you weren't thinking of using canned or frozen peas to make a great-tasting pea soup. With fresh peas and a few more ingredients, you'll enjoy a great meal in ... 

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