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classic white pasta bake with peas and ham

Pasta al forno (baked pasta) is to Italy what macaroni and cheese is to the rest of the world. In the good, homemade, festive way, not – heaven forbid – in the Kraft dinner way. I was amazed to discover that the recipe was originally  imported to the US by no less than President Thomas…… Continue reading classic white pasta bake with peas and ham

Dried Pasta · Pasta · Recipes · Summer

baked pasta timbale with eggplants and basil (pasta incasciata)

  When it gets as cold as it is now here, I need to dream of the sun. Or of sunny food. This recipe is for those of you who still have summer somewhere, probably very far from here. It’s a vibrant dish, with all the colors and flavors of the Mediterranean. To get it…… Continue reading baked pasta timbale with eggplants and basil (pasta incasciata)