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Quarantine dinner #44 Ancient food

By |2020-11-14T20:56:28+00:00May 4th, 2020|

Marco…! Ok I am going to start right off this dish dates back to over 500 years ago... But tomato’s and pasta never existed in Italy they never heard of them or tasted them. So no spaghetti and meatballs no marinara sauce no pizza. Let me explain everything... The noodle was invented in Asia records show as far back as 4000 years...ok lets move forward. “Yea we know that Marco Polo brought the noodle to Italy” I am not too sure about that. He may have brought some form of dried noodle back but Italy had a type of

Quarantine dinner #36 Pasta

By |2020-11-14T23:52:35+00:00April 26th, 2020|

Table for 3 please... Here we are again with another pasta dish but this one is kinda special there are a lot of pasta dishes but pasta primavera is different. This dish is kinda Special let me tell you why... A lot of pasta Dishes come from the old country where grandma’s grandma Handed down recipes etc. Well not with pasta primavera it was invented in the mid-1970s Right here in NYC. I remember having it prepared table side at le cirque but it was never on the menu you had to know to order off the menu which

Quarantine dinner #32 Chicken and pasta

By |2020-11-14T23:58:52+00:00April 22nd, 2020|

Twisting forks Every loves pasta but it can get boring after a while...pasta with marinara sauce, pasta with sausage meat, pasta carbonara, pasta with meat sauce, etc. I think meat sauce was invented by people who too lazy to make meatballs. Meatball So in our household we normally make a quick meat sauce. But last night I wanted something different and I wanted to make it fairly quick and simple this is what I did… I had a pack of boneless skinless chicken thighs I seasoned with salt and fresh ground pepper. Please note I only use

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