Serving: For 4 People

Avocado Stuffed Tomato Baskets

Tidbits...this colorful dish is very appealing as a light lunch or antipasto.  These tomato baskets could also be filled with guacamole....

Asparagus Flan

Tidbits... My addiction these days is picking wild asparagus from the hills near my home. My daily walk which should take an hour sometimes turns...

Bucatini All’Amatriciana

Tidbits... This traditional recipe from the heart of Italy originated in Amatrice.  Today an earthquake completely destroyed this beautiful town.   I pray for everyone...

Totani Fritti (fried squid)

Tidbits...This recipe of totani is typical of Genoa. Totani are a type of squid not to be confused with Calamari. They are noted for their...

Split Pea and Smoked Ham Soup

Tidbits...My mom always told me that peas are good for you but I hated them nonetheless.  When I was a child I never would have...

Red Rice with Broccoli Puree

Tidbits...Two great sources of fiber and low in calories.  Red rice has a particular nutty flavor that I prefer over brown rice....