Tagged with parmesan

Braciole’ and Ricotta Gnocchi

Braciole’ and Ricotta Gnocchi

As I dig deeper into the launching my own small business, I am energized more and more. Soon I have a chance to practice cooking in front of people with an upcoming job. I’ll be cooking a dinner for a group of twelve wonderful people. These are people I’ve known my entire married life. They … 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

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

Needed: One mentor

Or better titled “how I ruined Poor man’s Parmesan”.  One thing hugely missing in my life is a mentor who can show me how to cook in the traditional Italian ways. The dictionary tells me that a mentor is “a wise and trusted counselor or teacher”.  Without one of these, ususally a nonna (Italian grandma) … Continue reading

Cucina Povera

or Poor Cuisine, that is a common style of eating and cooking in Italy. You can read about a common recipe, made in localities through-out Italy, written by Judy Witts at Food Connect. I can’t wait to try out Poor Man’s Parmesan!