No stir risotto? Seriously? Yup and Judy Witts Francini has the secret. Head on over to her new Dining with the Diva YouTube channel to learn her secret to this delicious saffron risotto with fresh asparagus. I substituted peas, because that’s what I had in the house, and that’s what cooking is all about. Super…
Crispy Phyllo Dough and Sweet Berries
All it takes is berries, phyllo dough, butter and little love. Who knew?
It is Sunday…….after all.
Prepping for pasta…
I don’t always make homemade pasta, sometimes preferring the chewy bite of a dried pasta. But, as we ease into summer, I find myself looking for lighter things to cook and that’s where homemade pasta really shines
Trattoria Sostanza in Florence
Mouth watering wild strawberries in fresh cream. True Italian style. This simple and the sublime dish was served up to me at Trattoria Sostanza, Il Troia as it’s often called, after I dined on a decadent dish of baked chicken smothered in butter.
Marinated Summer Squash Salad
Recently attended a lunch at Mozza Restaurant in Newport Beach celebrating Nancy Silverton’s new book Mozza at Home. It was so interesting to hear Nancy tell the stories of her food.
San Diego Little Italy Mercato
Next time you are in San Diego on a Saturday, make a point to stop by the open air Little Italy Mercato.
It’s really not Moroccan or Italian or anything but my creation, but I guarantee yumminess. Go ahead, give my recipe below a try.
Saturday in San Clemente
Sometimes it’s not all about travel, it’s about home. Have a wonderful Saturday.