Category: Pasta

spaghetti con vongole/clams

29

May2018
When summer approaches, two things cannot be missed on an Italian table: spaghetti with fresh clams and a bottle of chilled dry wine to compliment it. Usually, I love making fresh home-made pasta. However, sometimes stopping for a while, opening a bag of excellent durum wheat spaghetti, and making this simple and ... Read More
29/05/2018Carlotta Conti
Gnocchi with(rocket) arugula pesto  and prawns Gnocchi con pesto di rucola e gamberetti

13

Sep2017
The freshness of arugula is very inviting in the heat of the Italian summer. This is, of course, a variation of the famous “pesto” par excellence”. Arugula is a great source of flavonoids that are believed to have antioxidant properties. It’s also an excellent source of vitamin K, B and ... Read More
13/09/2017Carlotta Conti
gnocchi di patate potato gnocchi

19

Jul2017
Potato gnocchi recipe is relatively recent in the Italian tradition, compared to the other ones. Gnocchi is spread in all regions of Italy, and with all possible ingredients, depending on where it comes from: flour, corn, semolina, bread, chestnut flour, ricotta, or vegetables – from squash to spinach to classic potato. The potato was ... Read More
19/07/2017Carlotta Conti