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I was about to give birth at any moment. I looked down at my at my naked full term pregnant belly… the people that were with me earlier were now gone and I was in this moment alone… … “Where did everyone go? It was just around 5:00 a.m. and I woke up completely startled! … Continue reading
A bit of a tease as I debut the feature ingredient for my upcoming “Recipes with Cheek” blog post! No pun intended but for those that don’t know, this is pig’s cheek or pig’s jowl known in Italy as Guanciale. It is the heart and soul flavour ingredient for Amatriciana and Carbonara. This piece is … Continue reading
What pairs nicely with a glass of Prosecco? Some women might answer, “An Italian man of course!”… No that answer is wrong… although depending on the circumstances, it could be right. In this case, the correct answer is … Parmesan Chips. I posted my step by step recipe a couple of years ago when I … Continue reading
This is so goooood, somebody please take it away from me!
Last Saturday I found myself over by the skating rink in Campo San Polo… again! I went back to the little kiosk to try the special boiled meat called “bollito”. I had visited this food kiosk a few days earlier when the Kiosk chef enticed me with his charm and said, “Would you like … Continue reading
Kamut Fettuccine with Walnuts, Leek and Mixed Mushrooms Ingredients: 2 nests of Sgambaro Kamut Fettucine 4 walnut halves chopped 1 leek chopped 1 180g/212 ml can of Misto Funghi freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano salt & pepper extra-virgin olive oil This is a recipe I made up as I went along. I sautéed the walnuts and leek … Continue reading
Are you hungry? Today’s lunch at Casa Cinzia… Taglierini pasta with grilled eggplant, cherry tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella
Tagliatelle con Pesto di Rucola e Gamberi hand made by Cinzia
Bucatini with local Venetian sausage (now my fav.) and pomodorini… would someone please dim the lights!