A really simple, quick and delicious pasta dish. Continue Reading
A couple of months ago I sent my son a text that went something like this: check out this link … we should do this for a party and by “we” I mean you since it requires patience and precision … oh, and it’s in German (I think), but the photos should be sufficient information.
And then I forgot about it until this weekend when Jim surprised me with a visit and dinner. Continue Reading
It’s no secret. Even occasional visitors to FOODalogue know that my ancestry has colored my life, especially in the kitchen.
I grew up in a Spanish-Italian household and I’ve traveled to Spain many times so, that is to say, I’m no stranger to paella. But … I never had one made with potatoes as the base.
Although pizza is attributed to Queen Margherita of Italy, did you know it originated in Greece? See this history.
So, while the conventional granddaddy (or nonna) of pizza is Neopolitan and the war between New York and Chicago rages on over who has the best pizza … here, in the FOODalogue kitchen, it’s the fresh, less caloric, do-it-yourself ‘new school pizza’ (like this one) that reigns. Continue Reading
I must have been living under rock. When it metaphorically lifted, I discovered a lot of people in the foodie world were buzzing about cauliflower pizza crust. Continue Reading
That’s a comeuppance. I thought I was creating something new. Continue Reading
I seem to be thinking about Spain a lot these days as witnessed by my last few posts. Perhaps I’m channeling my ancestors. Or, perhaps I’m subconsciously psyching myself for another trip to the Motherland. One can hope for the latter. Whatever the reason, it makes for good eats! And while I couldn’t set a chair for each of you at the table, I hope you’ll feel like you were there …perhaps even be inspired to create a similarly themed dinner in your home?