Not every gnocchi is made with potatoes: This is a Sardinian semolina and saffron gnocchi that is as tasty as it is pretty.
Pasta, Risotto, Gnocchi
Sometimes foraging, fishing and clamming at the seaside only results in a few of anything – clams, crabs, fish, etc. What to do? Make a mixed seafood meal.
Some men have cars as toys, others electronics. My toys are pasta-makling gadgets, and the Italian chitarra is one of my favorite – it lets you play your pasta like an instrument.
Making pasta at home is a soothing process I find utterly absorbing: knead, roll, cut, fill, shape. Pasta-making has become a journey for me, with endless combinations of flours and ingredients.
Stinging nettles are coming into season here in California, so it’s time to play with the Weed That Bites. Nettle pasta, anyone? How about nettle pesto or nettle ravioli?
Everything you need to know using acorns for food. When to collect, what kind of oaks are best, how to leach out the bitter tannins, how to store the acorns, make acorn flour – and acorn flour pasta.
These are the days without light. The sun shines not even nine hours now, and although I am thankful to no longer be in the high latitudes of Minnesota, I am one of those affected by the seasons. I find myself sleeping more and leaping to irritation (which, I believe, is just west of Modesto)