Tag Archives | Tomatoes

Spring Candles

Spring Candles

  Last week, I ventured across the bridge to visit the Bronx warehouse of Gustiamo, a purveyor of artisanal Italian foods sourced from small producers that continue to stay true to traditional methods.  I purchased several bottles of new harvest extra virgin olive oil and a rather intriguing package of 21-inch candele pasta produced by […]

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Pomodori al Riso

Pomodori al Riso

I just picked up a few packages of Arborio rice to make the traditional sweet Carnevale treats, “frittelle di riso” (recipe coming soon!) and decided to throw together some Pomodori al Riso, tomatoes stuffed with rice and herbs, a dish that is typically part of the Roman “tavola calda.”  They’re obviously best with sweet summer […]

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