Carbonara “sbagliata”

If there is one dish that would be able to describe Rome is, without any doubts, la Carbonara. It is a simple pasta dish, but often causes intense and passionate friction between italians. Some argue that you need to cook the guanciale with onions, some would strongly support the garlic and other both! However, If…

Spaghetti alle vongole (clams)

Everything that was posted before was an anticipation, a long antipasto. For weeks, I forced myself not to write this recipe, yet. It had to wait, it had to arrive at the right time. After a few dishes that came out, and as the sunny days on the beach in front of the ocean are…

Tagliatelle al pesto and pan-seared salmon

It was Friday, and as I tried to lift some weights in the gym my head goes to, “what do we do tonight for dinner? going out or staying home?”. As the barbell went up over the shoulders, I was enlightened by the thought of the pesto sauce! Do not ask why, but I felt…

Spaghetti gamberi and spinaci

As I always do during my grocery, i love looking at the seafood bancone. Last Friday, my eyes went to these beautiful white shrimps. I took a pound of them and brought them back home. I really needed to do something with them, so I opened the kitchen cabinet and, of course, a pack of…

Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce

Whitout any doubts, the italian cusine in a dish: simplicity and importance of the ingredients! This dish reminds me of the lunches I had with my Grandpa and Grandma right after school. The smell of the garlic sizzling in the oil and the richness of the tomatoes cooking slowly with that absolute divine aroma of…