pasta

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 […]

American, cheese, Kids, muffins, pasta

Mac & Cheese muffins

Your kids will love these. They are easy to make, easy to transport and easy to eat. An Amercian twist on the classic Neapolitan frittata. P.S: Before adding cheddar cheese to a cream sauce to keep it from clumping, put your shredded cheese (it is better to shred it from a […]

American, cheese, pasta

Macaroni Cheese

The most classic American Kids’ dish which an Italian would not touch and the Swiss claim their own with a twist calling it Alper Maccaroni. Serve immediately (while it’s still very creamy) or pour into a buttered baking dish, top with extra cheese and bake until bubbly and golden on […]