Garden Pasta with Basil Pesto

Garden Pasta with Basil Pesto

Garden Pasta with Basil Pesto is today’s “Meatless Monday” feature recipe.  This pasta, can be served hot, but I think it tastes better at room temperature as a cold pasta salad.  It can be made with any combination of your own garden vegetables (or those from your local farmer’s market!).  For my recipe today, I […]

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Pesto Genovese, Basil Pesto

Pesto Genovese

Pesto Genovese, Basil Pesto, this is one of the most important pasta recipes ever! Really….. I was reading last months issue of the Italian food magazine Sale e Pepe where there happened to be a dedication to Basil.   Among the basil related recipes was “THE” recipe for Pesto Genovese, this is the recipe recognized by […]

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Caprese Salad in a bowl

Caprese Salad

The Caprese Salad is one of the most popular Italian summer plates.   Beautiful ripe, red tomatoes sliced with buffalo or regular mozzarella cheese, topped with fresh green basil leaves then drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, delicious.  The Caprese, with it’s colors of the Italian flag, is easy to compose, a hit for summer […]

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