Latest Recipes

Cannolicche Gratin (Razor Clams)

Tidbits... Cannolicchi are a tubular type of clam. They are harvested from the sea bottom and are usually full of sand, so the cleansing is...

Filet of Sole with Celery Mousse

Tidbits...Filet of sole is a tasty, mild flavored fish and the celery puree does not overpower the delicate flavor.  The puree can also be eaten...

Pappardelle with Ribbon Zucchini and Oyster Mushrooms

Tidbits... This is just the beginning of mushroom season. Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus) are a fragrant, mild flavored mushroom that blend well with the zucchini and...

Grappa Infuso with Prickly Pear

Tidbits...Prickly pears tint the grappa a very beautiful color and infuse a very subtle flavor. The grappa should be dry and of good quality. I...

Pork Filet with Braised Fennel and Parmesan

Tidbits...The slow cooking with braised fennel make this filet succulent, tender and savory topped with the freshly grated parmesan....

Pasta Fagioli with Mussels (Cozze)

Tidbits... this Neopolitan version of the classic "Pasta Fagioli" (Pasta with beans) uses fresh egg pasta Maltagliata (roughly cut) coupled with fresh mussels.  Delicious!...