For this month’s recipe, Chef Rosario reminisces on his childhood in Italy and the hearty, autumnal meal his mother used to create each season. “Every year after the hot days of summer were over in my native valley, I would hear my mother get up early in the morning to go mushroom hunting in the […]
With the remaining weeks of summer waning, Chef Rosario explains what this time of the year means to him and the recipes he creates. “Summer in my kitchen is synonymous with fresh tomatoes. Whether you grow your own or buy them at a farmer’s market, make sure they are ripe and succulent. Inhale their aroma […]
One of the most popular pasta shapes is FARFALLE. In Italian, farfalle means butterflies, and we can all agree that the shape of farfalle pasta resembles their wings. Aside from the visual beauty of farfalle pasta, it is also important to note its culinary qualities. It is typically made with 100% durum wheat semolina and […]
Some say, “Pasta fazool,” others, “Pasta e fasoi,” and still others, “Pasta e fagioli.” It all depends whether you are in Naples, Venice, Florence or even Brooklyn. Whatever dialect you are familiar with, this homey soup is a quintessential Italian/Mediterranean comfort food guaranteed to cheer you up in winter. Try out Chef Rosario Del Nero’s […]
With classic Italian ingredients and a rich history, this unique recipe is one you’re going to want to come back to time and time again. Try out Chef Rosario Del Nero’s take on this award winning, classic Italian meal with the recipe below. Information about this recipe: In August of 2016 a terrible earthquake devastated […]
Gorgonzola is a delicious blue cheese from the regions of Piedmont and Lombardy in Northern Italy. Gorgonzola takes its name from a town in Lombardy. Every year, the town celebrates “la Sagra del Gorgonzola,” a festival that features the sumptuous cheese, at the end of September. Gorgonzola is made with cow’s milk (unlike the French […]
Chef Rosario’s thoughts:Genoa (Genova) is the capital of the region of Liguria. Perhaps the best-known Ligurian dish is basil pesto genovese—pesto from Genoa. In the past, many Ligurians made their living as sailors and were away from home for months at a time. When they returned, they longed for fresh greens to restore their […]
Utilize festive ingredients like toasted walnuts, cranberries, and nutmeg – perfect for any holiday gathering!
Enjoy all the flavors of Fall with this ravioli dish featuring butternut squash and sausage. Cook it up on a cool night to enjoy some comfort food!
Looking for a simple meal or side dish to please all members of the family? This Herbed Pastina dish checks all the boxes and can be made in just 15 minutes!