Strozzapretti "alla Norma" with Eggplant, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil
STROZZAPRETI “ALLA NORMA” WITH EGGPLANT, FRESH MOZZARELLA AND BASIL A tasty summer time pasta, “alla norma” originated from Catania and is full of freshness and flavor! If it's not summer, that's ok, we will just modify the recipe a little bit. NAVIGATION Skip ahead with these links: Story Time (aka my version of a blog) Tips & Tricks Pots, Pans & Utensils Recipe Substitutions STORY TIME: IT'S GOOD, IT’S GREAT, IT'S A TRUE NORMA! There is almost always an origin story with pasta, or Italian food in general, but specifically pasta. The name for pasta alla Norma comes from an...
Rigatoni with Italian Sausage, Wilted Greens, Black Pepper & Pecorino
This dish embodies everything that is delicious about a comforting bowl of pasta; flavor forward, unctuous & textural. Everytime I prepare this I am transported to a moment in my line cook days as a pasta cook at the Lupa, a Roman style Trattoria in NYC
Creste di Gallo "Carbonara" with Pancetta, Black Pepper and Pecorino Romano
CRESTE DI GALLO “CARBONARA” WITH PANCETTA, BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO ROMANO A classic Roman style pasta with almost countless variations.This version is an adaptation of what I learned to make during my time as a pasta cook at the Roman style Trattoria in NYC, Lupa. NAVIGATION Skip ahead with these links: Story Time (aka my version of a blog) Tips & Tricks Pots, Pans & Utensils Recipe Substitutions STORY TIME: IF LOVE IS PASTA, IT MIGHT BE CALLED CARBONARA While I was a new cook, specifically the AM garde manger (pantry cook), I would enjoy a bowl of pasta when...
Three Cheese "mac & cheese" with Breadcrumbs & Herbs
Our "Mac & Cheese" recipe blended with herbs and cheeses which works perfectly with our Casarecce or Creste Di Gallo pastas.