Tagged with Italian food

Did I hear someone ask for a vegetarian menu?

Oh yeah, I thought I did. It was you! Or maybe you? No? That’s ok, I promise this menu will please even us carnivores. I know my family enjoyed this meal.  Since today is a sauce cooking/meatball making/pasta and bread making day, I wanted an easier meal last night. (Photo credit) I said easy? I … Continue reading

Pasta with Chicken and Bacon-new recipe!

I tried to write this last night, but once again I was “locked” out of my blog by some weird glitch. It seems to happen to my blog and my email. Very strange. Yesterday afternoon I was dealing with some anxieties over a few ants I found in my house and another kind of insect … Continue reading

Easter memories and menu

We all had a wonderful Easter with a great church service followed by a great meal. It was the normal family including my hubby, my boys, my daughter and her son and me. Here is Isaiah, or Za as we call him, waiting for his food.

Chicken Scampi and a funny story

Last night my hubby had to work late so I wanted to make a dish that could be reheated easily and still taste good. I chose a dish that is very popular here in my home-chicken scampi. I don’t think this is a true, authentic version but it’s very good. And everyone here loves it.  … Continue reading

Soups and stews and pasta, oh my!

I thought I would update on my last post. I told my son I would make a beef stew this week and some soup. Well yesterday was mine and my husband’s day together and we lost track of time so I resorted to buying some canned soup for dinner as well as having sandwiches. Apparently … Continue reading

Ricotta gnocchi

Tonight I tried this recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi that I found at Italian food forever. It is so simple, just like the pictures and recipe say. I decided to take pictures, or have my son take some pictures, of the whole process. So let’s begin with the basic ingredients.


Travel with  me on my journey to learn the art of Italian cooking. I am not talking about the Americanized version of Italian food, but authentic Italian food. The kind of food you could eat in an Italian kitchen in Italy, in a small village or a bustling city. The kind of food that makes … Continue reading