I tried mulled wine in Austria for the first time, where it was ladled into paper cups and I wrapped my hands around it to warm my fingers while browsing the Christmas market. I was still in high school, so drinking wine on cobbled streets lined with snow was that much more delicious. Plus, as I’ve learned from mulling wine at home, by the time … Continue reading Wine365 | Recipe for Mulled Wine with Port
If you had to choose one last dessert, the last you’d ever eat, what would it be? Continue reading “foodstorie/s | Last Desserts”
This a quick, simple, and savory recipe from Puglia that uses one of winter’s fresh veggies in a new way. Continue reading “Orecchiette with Broccoli, Anchovies, and Chili Pepper”
I love pesto. It is a simple but very flavorful pasta dish to make, and has many variations. Most people are familiar with classic Italian pesto, the basil, Parmigiano, pine nut sauce from Genova. But Italian cuisine has more than one kind of pesto. Continue reading “Busiati with Pesto alla Trapanese”
I’m going on a pasta journey to discover Italy’s cuisine.
Italy’s culinary diversity has always surprised me. I learned about it back in Italian classes in college before I’d studied abroad. “Every region has its own traditions and dishes,” our professor said. I understood her words, but I didn’t fully comprehend her meaning until I started living in Italy. Continue reading “A Journey through Italy with Pasta”
An easy, basic focaccia recipe that only asks for time and creativity – or simplicity – for its topping. Continue reading “No-Fail Focaccia”