Insalata & Ciappi

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

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

After lots of summer fun in Japan and Hawai’i we are finally home! I kinda had (maybe) a lemon and an onion in the fridge (LOL) so I went grocery shopping at the store nearby. I found a whole bunch of new Italian items. Incredibly enough, I found Del Verde Pasta (spinach tagliatelle, rotini and even dry lasagne pasta!) and La Molisana Spaghetti alla Chitarra! Spaghetti alla Chitarra (guitar spaghetti), … Continue reading Spaghetti alla Carbonara