Cavolo Nero Pesto

Cavolo nero pesto (serves 4 | 10 minutes | easy) We all love pesto, but unfortunately store-bought ones just don’t taste good—and basil is only in season for a few months per year. Cavolo Nero is the perfect substitute.  10 kale leaves – extra virgin olive...

Fregola with sausage & tomato sauce

Fregola with sausage & tomato sauce (serves 2 | 50 minutes | easy) You can’t get more Sardegna than this dish, which combines the region’s traditional pasta with its classic sausage and fennel ragù. The perfect recipe to make a batch of so that it can...

Spaghetti alla Chitarra

Spaghetti alla Chitarra (serves 4 | 45 minutes | medium) It isn’t common to find a gastronomic product whose name derives from the tool used to produce it, making Maccheroni alla Chitarra even more unique. Besides giving the pasta its shape & name, the...

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto (serves 4 | 10 minutes | easy) Learning how to make pesto at home helped me survive university. The secret behind a good pesto is the quality and freshness of the basil. It’s hard to share exact ingredients as this sauce relies heavily on personal taste...

Pesto Trapanese

Pesto Trapanese (serves 4 | 10 minutes | easy) The iconic, almond based pesto from Trapani inspired by the Ligurian pesto. Trapani’s port used to be a very important stop for Ligurian sailors who were on their way back home from sea, who always had their pesto in tow....

Pasta c’anciova e muddica

Pasta c’anciova e muddica (breadcrumbs & anchovies)  (serves 5 | 30 minutes | easy) Pasta c’anciova e ca muddica, pasta with anchovies and breadcrumbs, is a wonderfully simple yet extremely tasty pasta dish, made with easily-preservable ingredients that can...