One of the items on the menu was paella with a note next to it that read, “This can also be made vegetarian.” I couldn’t believe it! I was finally going to taste paella! I ordered Cava’s vegetarian paella and I absolutely loved it! I wanted to try and make it at home after we got back. But first I had to understand the key ingredients that make up paella before I could make an authentic vegetarian version. Continue reading Vegetarian Paella→
This homemade fresh pasta recipe comes to you directly from the heart of Tuscany, Italy via our friends Dave and Rose. A pasta recipe with just two ingredients? Yes, that’s exactly what this pasta recipe calls for. Just two ingredients! Never ever did I think I could make fresh pasta at home, and that too have it be so easy. This is an awesome recipe that I got from my friend Rose who actually got this recipe first hand from a local chef in Tuscany, Italy.
Years ago, and I mean over 10 years ago, before my cousin Nando was even married and even before I had my twins Anjali and Rani, Nando invited us to dinner at his home in Sunnyvale, California. What could Nando really make for dinner I wondered? I was skeptical. I offered to cook something and bring it to the dinner. But Nando declined the offer and said he had it all covered.
Pasta shells stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach or baby kale, onions, mozzarella, eggs, nutmeg, and salt/pepper. All topped with marinara sauce. It’s delicious, nutritious, and easy to make! And makes for a great hearty one-pot meal. Continue reading Stuffed Pasta Shells→