Cooking bases: The Glorious Italian Ragù

Ragù or Ragù alla Bolognese is a hearty, delicious, glorious meat-based sauce. Originated in Emilia Romagna, the paradise of fresh pasta, this sauce is served best with eggy pappardelle or pillowy potato gnocchi. Great to have a container in the freezer to whip up a batch of Lasagna or Messy Baked Pasta for hungry friends coming over. Every step of the preparation of Ragù is designed … Continue reading Cooking bases: The Glorious Italian Ragù

Rolling in the Pan

These scaloppini rolls are very easy to make. It’s the perfect said-done recipe for a quick dinner. Yet, it looks great and it makes a great main course paired with a sauteed side dish like spinach, zucchini or even mashed potatoes. ‘Scaloppini’ in Italian is ‘Scaloppine” (p. scalop-pin-eh) as we pronounce the final “e” of words as “eh”. Same goes for fettuccine, linguine, zucchine and … Continue reading Rolling in the Pan