Friday, April 16, 2010

Pasta alla Messicana

In the summer of 2007 I worked at my aunt's restaurant, La Locandina, located in Southern Italy. Having been exposed to Mexican cuisine for many years in California, I decided ... 


Friday, April 9, 2010

Hummus Heat with Pitas & Vegetables

Hummus is a garbanzo bean dip from Mediterranean countries but has now become popular all over the world. Even kids are reaching for a pita wedge or a carrot stick ... 


Friday, April 2, 2010

Spicy Indian Chicken

Prep time: 30 minutes Serves 4 I created this recipe for my husband who rates Indian food as his number one choice whenever we go out to dinner. While I avoid the ... 


Thursday, April 1, 2010

Easter Biscotti

These biscotti were inspired by a traditional recipe my maternal grandmother Nonna Nuccia used to make. Every year, during Easter week, Nonna made a panettone (an Italian sweet bread) decorated ... 


Friday, March 26, 2010

Nancy’s Express Tomato Bruschette

  One night last week I came home from work late and realized I had not prepared dinner in advance - I usually do this a day earlier. I looked around ...