I have been meaning to post about paccheri con zucca, gamberi e pinoli for a very long time, but for one (happy) reason or another, I had to put it off.
Pasta all’ortolana is definitely among my favourite summer pasta dishes. In a season during which vegetables such as aubergines, courgettes and peppers are at their best Continue reading
Hold your breath…and…ta da! It is about time to introduce what is both a staple and one of the signature dishes of Neapolitan cuisine: the wonderful and unique and amazing Continue reading
I know, I know. No need to say: “But… but pesto genovese is from Genoa!” And no, by posting this recipe on Coochinando I’m not claiming it is a southern Italian recipe. But I do not recollect a day of my life in Naples when Continue reading
Timballo di pasta con melanzane? Why? Well. When I think of aubergines, I think of George. Since the beginning of our relationship I have made sure he would try the most delicious dishes my mum had made for me for pretty much my entire life. So I once Continue reading
Say peperoni, in whatever shape and form, and you will see hearts showing up in my eyes, just like the emoticons you have on your smartphone or the ones you see in cartoons. Seriously. So you can understand why I just could not Continue reading
♫ When the stars make you drool just like pasta fazool, that’s amore♥… Scusami, but you see, back in old Napoli, that’s amore!♫ ♥ Pasta e fagioli and romance…? Who would have thought, eh? 😛
I could not resist. What better introduction to pasta e fagioli than this legendary song? Who hasn’t sung it in the kitchen, dancing along in the arms of your partner, or dog/cat/rabbit? As cheesy as it might be, any time this song is on the radio and we happen to be in the kitchen, my husband and I Continue reading