the red wine risotto and how life changes in one day

There are days that change your life. Have you ever wondered why so much of our lives is spent waiting for a situation to change? Those days you wait so long for, they finally happen. This – in one or another way – is often a relief. In fact, for a few minutes, even hours if you are lucky, you don’t hang over the unknown. … Continue reading the red wine risotto and how life changes in one day

basic tomato sauce

Even though in Italy we have some of the best tomatoes in the world, good quality tomatoes are not available throughout the year. Canning tomatoes during peak production has been a long standing Italian tradition. When I was a kid we spent one week every August canning 200 kg/400 pounds of tomatoes for the winter. Nowadays one can buy excellent preserved tomatoes. However,  to select … Continue reading basic tomato sauce