Tag Archives | zucchini

Farm to Table Spaghetti

Farm to Table Spaghetti

Whether you’re a professional chef or an amateur home cook, there’s nothing quite as inspiring as cooking with garden or farm-fresh ingredients.  Last Saturday, in the bucolic countryside of Manoppello, Country House Casale Centurione, Abruzzo4foodies and I co-hosted an event called Abruzzo Country Cooking, at which our guests picked vegetables from the plentiful, organic garden […]

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Summertime Stuzzicare

Summertime Stuzzicare

stuzzicare: To poke or prod (at) To tease To whet (the appetite) To stimulate (Courtesy of Wikipedia) “Stuzzicare” is one of my favorite Italian food words.  It’s a playful verb, one that reminds me of eating cicchetti in a canal-side bar in Venice, crostini in an enoteca off a piazza in Florence or hand-cut prosciutto […]

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