I have my home and my hands perfumed with basil. I have savored every moment of growing it, nurturing, harvesting and cooking with it. There is nothing more satisfying than having pasta tossed with the inexplicably fragrant and sweet fresh basil pesto. Little bites of pine nuts, slightly charred tomatoes and the [...]
Vegan Basil Pesto was featured in the Mother Earth Living/Herb Companion – A Basil Lover’s Guide to Basil (May 2012, in print)
Pesto is one ingenious way to bottle the true essence of summer.
Some fresh basil have filled my home and hands with a delightful aroma which I wish would last for ever. [...]
Fresh peas and home grown mint with pasta- minimal ingredients and a perfect recipe for the summer time.
A local street food of Italy, in the Liguria Region, Farinata is definitely a comfort food that feeds your soul too. It is thicker than a crepe, thinner than a pancake, more like a thin crust pizza base & can be eaten like a pizza – plain, stuffed or topped. Very similar [...]
Pasta meals are easy, quick & easily adaptable the way we want & with whatever we have at hand. Pasta, esp. spaghetti please my kids very easily & have become a thing to turn to quite often during the weeknights. I never buy store bought pasta sauce. It might take me extra 10 -15 [...]