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November 10, 2011 by Johanna Burani
This is my friend Vanda’s recipe. She was served this unusual “primo piatto” at a restaurant in the mountains well above her village in northern Italy. She replicated it perfectly (she says) at home and has shared it with me. And now I’m sharing it with you. Buon appetito! keep reading »
January 15, 2011 by Johanna Burani
Fresh homemade vegetable soup shows up on Italian kitchen tables all year long. Whatever fresh vegetables are already in the fridge, or growing in the vegetable garden or are the seasonal choices at the greengrocer’s is what constitutes that day’s “minestrone” or large pot of soup.
In the States we can easily find zucchini in the winter and broccoli in the summer but I stick pretty much to the traditional winter/spring/summer/fall vegetables. Here’s how I make my minestrone during the winter months.