Pinzimonio: Play with your food!

Play with your food! Leave it to the Italians to turn produce into whimsical fun.  Pinzimonio is a raw vegetable antipasto that can be as simple or as complicated as you’d like to make it.  In this version, long skinny vegetables are bundled, ready for dipping in olive oil seasoned Continue Reading

Hakurei Turnip & Scallion Stew

Fresh green flavors with satisfying heft from the turnips and the pasta.  Perfect for a cool spring night.   Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  25 minutesServes 4 INGREDIENTS5-6 cups chicken or vegetable stock1 tablespoon Italian seasoning* (optional)3 tablespoons olive oil1 bunch hakurei turnips, greens washed and chopped, bulbs washed, thinly sliced, Continue Reading

Alli-Yum Omelet

Creamy eggs, tangy feta, and a frame of assertive allium.  Alli-Yum. Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  5 minutesYield: 1 omelet INGREDIENTS2 eggs1 tablespoon cold water 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 garlic scape, finely chopped2 scallions, white and light green parts thinly sliced3 tablespoons minced chives2-3 tablespoons feta cheeseSaltPepper DIRECTIONSWhisk Continue Reading

Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables and Feta

All you need in one delicious serving.  Except that you’ll want to go back more than one serving. Prep time:  15 minutesCook time:  15 minutesServes:  4-6 INGREDIENTS3-4 tablespoons olive oil2 bell peppers, cut in to 1/4 inch chunks1 bunch scallions, cleaned, white and light green parts chopped into 1/8 inch Continue Reading