We’ve been craving gnocchi lately, so today I made two kinds: the traditional potato-based version, and a Keto version that is surprisingly good. I’ve been making the Marcella Hazan gnocchi recipe for years. In her cookbook, she says that adding an egg to the mixture is optional, but I find it necessary to impart thatRead more about Homemade gnocchi: Traditional and Keto[…]
My favorite day of the year. Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! Photos: Merry Christmas in Croatian, Rainbow Cookies, Homemade Limoncello, Broiled Lobster Tail with fresh arugula, side of black & white spaghetti with sun-dried tomato
Here’s my menu for today! And yes, while it is customary to do 7 fishes, I can never stop at just 7. This year, I’m incorporating 12 different kinds of fish into the menu. The more, the merrier! Links to recipes provided, where applicable. I’ve also put some “notes” at the bottom, and will postRead more about Christmas Eve 2015 – Feast of the Seven Fishes Menu[…]
Christmas Eve 2015 marks the 25th “Festa dei Sette Pesci” (Feast of the Seven Fishes) that I will have hosted. Over the next few days, I’ll be posting pictures and recipes from years past, along with the menu for this year’s celebration. With just 3 days to go, it’s time to start soaking that baccala–getRead more about Feast of the 7 Fishes Prep Starts Today![…]
Oh please…..Kim and Kanye did not have “an Italian wedding”: no fights broke out during the reception, a slutty ex did not show up wearing white, and there was nary a candy-coated almond to be seen. Wannabes!
Growing up in Brooklyn, it was a common sight in most Italian neighborhoods to see statues of saints–usually the Virgin Mary (aka “Mary on the half-shell”)–displayed in a spot of honor somewhere on the property. This week, I finally paid tribute to my NYC roots and introduced this statue of St. Francis, the patron saintRead more about Brooklyn Roots Thrive in My Garden[…]