Super creamy Pasta w/ Avocado sauce

We’ve been hit with some cold and rainy weather here in northern Italy. How best to survive it? with a lil’ Comfort food! Ok, I admit, I shouldn’t be buying avocados in Italy, they are imported from South Africa, or South America most of the times. So sustainably speaking (and being a slow food student)…… Continue reading Super creamy Pasta w/ Avocado sauce

Summer Zucchini Pasta w/ squash blossoms

Summer squashes are so abundant at the farm. We have them in at least 6 varieties, differing from color to shape. They are smaller than the zucchini you find in Europe, which I think makes them more flavorful and tender. We also have many squash blossoms. I found out this year that squash blossoms can…… Continue reading Summer Zucchini Pasta w/ squash blossoms

Beetroot Hummus w/ flax seed crackers

This beetroot hummus, I confess, looks a bit freaky-ish, but oh man it’s good. It’s a great alternative to traditional hummus, and it’s a bit lighter. These crackers on the other hand were a new experiment, and came out so good. We had guests over for dinner last night, served these two together for appetizers…… Continue reading Beetroot Hummus w/ flax seed crackers