cheese

basil, cheese, Italian, pasta, sauce

Pesto Genovese

When making their beloved pesto, Ligurians use sweet, delicate basil Genovese and remove any green sprouts from the center of the garlic cloves to avoid bitterness. The key to bright green color that stays: muddling the ingredients very finely in a marble mortar with a wooden pestle, since a blender’s […]

cheese, French, pie, Quiche

Mushroom Gruyère Quiche

Quiche is awesome because it’s easy to prepare. It looks beautiful. It travels well, I send a slice with my kids to school. It makes a great lunch AND a light dinner. It’s versatile – throw in whatever ingredients you want. It’s also really, really delicious. I use frozen pie […]