Any combo of hardy root vegetables will work wonders. This is a spectacular and colorful side for Thanksgiving and the turkey but also a great complement to roasted red meat or even a vegetarian meal. We had some radishes sitting in the fridge from last Saturday’s Farmhouse Delivery and it was about time to put them to good work. Have I mentioned THE LOVE I have with my … Continue reading Awesome Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables
Farmhouse Delivery (thank you!) has just delivered their first bin and we can get our new agricultural adventure started! The lettuce is wonderful, pears are oh-so-crunchy, the corn has the grill ready on the patio… and I’ll get one of the peppers and one zucchini to make a healthy, easy and QUICK quinoa salad. Ingredients / What you need 90 gr. / 3.5 oz of quinoa, rinsed … Continue reading Summer Quinoa Salad w/ sweet peppers, zucchini and almonds
I got this on my Facebook wall a couple of weeks ago – I am still laughing. It’s so true. Organic veggies ARE different. As you know already, I signed up with a local farmer to get a weekly bag full of surprises. It’s been two months now and I am really enjoying. It keeps me trained and open to discover the local and exploring … Continue reading Are you guys like, European or something?
I love this season! And I love my farmer for getting me so many pumpkins to craft new recipes with. Pumpkin is very delicate and a very versatile veggie. It lets me make cookies, soft rolls, delicious gnocchi, creamy soups, a wonderful version of risotto, and amazing spongy cakes. This year’s Thanksgiving Day will be a great day! And I get to celebrate my birthday right … Continue reading Pumpkin Feast
This savory, healthy simple salad was one of my dad’s favorites! What’s for lunch? Cilappa! LOL (Cilappa is a word that means “nothing” in some strange dialect from the North. Or maybe it was just a word he made up?!). Well, sometimes, Cilappa turned into a tasty Penne al Pomodoro, or Penne Tricolore, or Insalata e Ciappi. This recipe features a handful of arugula from … Continue reading Insalata & Ciappi
Sliced mozzarella, Campari tomatoes, Organic Basil and a drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It’s the simplest things… :) Continue reading The Easiest Thing on Earth: Caprese