Sweet potato gnocchi

Sweet potato gnocchi

Gnocchi is Italian potato pasta cut into little thumb-sized pieces. Depending on who you ask, you'll get different answers on how much flour you should add. Some claim the major part should be potatoes. Others ...
close up of udon noodles

Udon and tempura

I love pasta and noodles. Ramen, udon, soba, spaghetti, penne, łazanki, no matter the shape or flour used, I absolutely love boiled dough with tasty soups and sauces. But what do you do when you want soba but h...
delicious homemade made and cheese with scallion sauce

Macaroni and cheese

Mac’n’cheese is such an American thing. Italians laugh at it. Lol. Right? Well, Italians have their Cacio e pepe pasta which is basically cheese and black pepper. Sounds familiar? As a matter of fact, food snob...
Gnocchi alla puttanesca

Gnocchi alla puttanesca

Puttanesca is usually a sauce served with spaghetti, made of tomatoes, olive oil, anchovies, capers, and olives. I decided to craft homemade gnocchi to go with this delicious sauce. Here is my gnocchi alla putt...
Triple garlic pasta

Triple garlic pasta

Garlic! Some say it has healing properties, some say they don't like garlic but actually do, they just don't know there's garlic in their food, others truly hate it. Most people like it and some of us love it. ...
Łazanki with crispy pork

Łazanki with crispy pork

There are tons of stories about pasta and where it originates from. Maybe it was introduced to the Italians from the Arab world, of maybe by the Greeks. Or perhaps it was invented by the Sicilians. Either way, ...
Stuffed tomatoes

Simple meat sauce (and stuff to do with it)

What the Italians call ragù, is traditionally made from whole chunks of meat that is cooked long enough to fall apart. The meat fibers mixed with the liquids (i.e tomato sauce), turns into a batter like meat sa...
Pasta alla carbonara with cream and crispy bacon

A futuristic pasta alla carbonara

A classic carbonara is simply pasta mixed with fried guanciale or pancetta, together with its fat, raw eggs and pecorino cheese. The name is derived from carbonaro, which means charcoal burner. I read that the ...
pasta with tomato sauce

Minchia che pasta al pomodoro

I love all kind of food. Sitting in a restaurant, being served "molecularly cooked" creations, that took days to assemble, is an amazing experience. I like cooking on low heat, slowly, for several days, getting...
bowl of guacamole

The perfect guacamole – and picking its avocados

The Azteks thought they knew a lot of things. They thought they knew that chocolate is amazing, they thought they knew that squashed avocados are wonderful, and they thought they knew the world would end in 201...