Spaghetti with Pesto, Burrata, Zucchini

Just saute zucchini slices or zoodles in some olive oil with some garlic in a large pan. Salt and Pepper it, meanwhile... This doesn't even need a recipe... Saute Zucchini slices or zoodles in some olive oil and garlic, salt and pepper it Boil the pasta in salted water until al dente drain pasta reserving …

Zucchini Parmesan Assembled Raw – No Frying (Parmigiana di Zucchine) Like Eggplant Parmesan but with Zucchine

pesto tops this cheesy dish Do you know that we actually spell Zucchini wrong in America? In Italian one Zucchini is "una zucchina" so plural is " Zucchine" Just thought you should know lol. This is a great easy alternative to eggplant parmesan especially when you have zucchini coming out your ears like I do! …

Pasta with peas, red onions and pecorino (Pasta e piselli)

Fresh peas are best as that's what motivated me to make this simple cucina povera dish. My cheese man friend gave me a bag of fresh picked peas from his farm and told me to get the local red onions and make a simple olive oil sauce which I did today in about 10 minutes. …

Amazing Roasted Eggplant Parmesan! bonus – it’s Gluten and Lactose Free!!

Melanzane alla Parmigiana oh so tasty olive oil infused eggplant pure delicious and clean! Since eggplant (melanzane) season is just beginning I decided to create a baked eggplant parm I actually like that's not fried. Here in Puglia they say to be good it has to be fried but I disagree (don't tell them that) …

What’s the difference between Polenta & Grits?

GRITS AND POLENTA Many folks ask us to define the differences between grits and polenta. As we noted, most grits, in the American South, are traditionally made from dent corn. In Italy, most polenta is made from flint corn. Italians began to cultivate flints from the Caribbean around 1500 and developed a then new European …

9 Minute 1 Pot Pasta from Italy – No Kidding!

Check out my Instagram italianjanefood! Read the story here!  This trick comes from a town in Puglia 30 minutes from where we lived 2 years ago!  I tried it and it really works! The great thing about this method is you retain the starchy goodness of the pasta water to result in a creamy sauce …