‘Vegetarian Entrees’ Category
July 1, 2009 by Johanna Burani
A frittata is an open-faced omelet. Italian cooks usually welcome in springtime with a recipe like this one because the herbs in their gardens are lush enough to start snipping at their sprigs and leaves.
When I’m not in my Italian home, I’m a city girl, with nothing more than a few potted herbs and tomato plants on my deck. In early fall, before the cold sets in, I start cooking with whatever herbs I still have growing. The beauty of this recipe is that you can choose whatever herbs you may have at arm’s length and your frittata will be as sumptuous as this one. I try to include at least three different herbs.
June 10, 2009 by Johanna Burani
Vanda is my good friend and a fabulous cook. She lives in Friuli, northern Italy, in a small town very close to mine. She espouses to the freshest ingredients in her cooking. Her dishes are simple, wholesome and usually picked directly from her vegetable garden. This recipe is a great example of her delicious home cooking. keep reading »
May 13, 2009 by Johanna Burani
This is a simple, inexpensive, wholesome dish that is as pleasant to look at as it is to taste. A definite crowd-pleaser, this dish is a common evening meal in several Mediterranean countries. Ready to eat in a flash, it is the perfect antidote to drive-through or take-out dinner temptations. keep reading »