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Tomato Risotto

Rich and creamy risotto made with arborio rice, tomatoes and onion. 


L'erba del vicino...

Pasqua e pasquetta hanno fatto rima quest’anno con meli in fiore e pioggia. Per dire quanto siamo stati immersi nella natura, la passeggiata pasquale post-pranzo è durata circa 20 minuti, e mentre mia figlia quasi duenne si apprestava con tutto il suo entusiasmo ad annusare i fiori dei meli vicini a casa della nonna, in Val di Sole, questa esclamava sottraendola a cotanta spontaneità: “non avvicinarti troppo, ché hanno appena spruzzato il veleno”!! 580 more words


Scallion and Asparagus Risotto

Risotto is one of those foods that my family never ate as we were growing up. While my Mom, Dad and Grandma were all really good cooks, Italian food just wasn’t a part of their repertoire. 840 more words

Annette's Recipes

While on my run last Saturday, I was delighted to discover these tiny shoots of nettle (Urtica dioica)!!  I found myself stooping down to snack on them fresh with complete disregard to the tiny sting, enjoying the nettle’s flavor that I haven’t enjoyed fresh since last fall! 816 more words



Easter. One of those holidays I still find a little difficult. At least this year there was a decent gap between the lump-in-the-throat heart-pricks of Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. 1,070 more words


Eggplant, my eggplant (an oven-baked risotto)

I want to give you the recipe that sowed in me the first seeds of Culinary Enthusiasm – the profound idea that cooking and baking could be an indulgent and sensual affair, a thing to… 995 more words

Braised Endives

Chicken Noodle Risotto

I have been craving chicken noodle soup lately. The warmer and brighter weather makes a giant bowl of soup seem less appealing than if we were still stuck in the thick greyness of winter.   359 more words