October 28, 2008
Olive oil is the elixir of life. It has been with us for centuries and every major culture in this world today uses olive oil in some aspect of their cooking. Olive oil is a documented cholesterol ..
September 01, 2008
1. Shape up Our first pasta tip is about understanding which pasta shapes to use with which pasta sauces and ingredients. Long pasta shapes work best with seafood pasta recipes - such as those ..
August 27, 2008
It is very important when you cook pasta to use enough water. For 1 pound of pasta, use 4 quarts water, with about 2 tablespoons salt. For anything under a pound, use 3 quarts water and 1 1/2 ..
May 29, 2008
I married a great Italian cook and a lovely lady too. I then moved to Italy and boy did my views on Italian food change. Far more than just Pizza and Pasta, Italy is truly a gastronomic journey to ..
January 10, 2008
A good English language pasta book is hard to find. Sounds silly doesn't it, after all there are so many of them on the market. Ten years of living in Italy and being married to a wonderful Italian ..
January 29, 2007
A fabulous garlic bread is every bit as complimentary to a great bowl of pasta as a great icing is to a cake. If the icing is only fair, it is hard for the cake to really stand out. Lets say you go ..
January 25, 2007
This is a great low fat, low cost lasagna recipe that decreases the amount of lasagna noodle, and uses low fat cheeses and meat. Ground turkey has less fat than ground beef, but use what you prefer. .
January 05, 2007
The following is a small collection of some of my cheap pasta recipe’s which are a must for anyone on a budget. I have found they are loved by children and adults alike. Basic Pasta Sauce 1 ..