Posts Tagged ‘shells’
April 9, 2011 by Johanna Burani
This is a basic recipe that changes with the whim of the cook. Variations are limited only by one’s imagination and culinary curiosity. Italian cooks are naturally drawn to add in seasonal produce (spinach, cauliflower, green beans, etc.) or possibly something left over in the fridge (peperonata, canned plum tomatoes, grilled eggplant, chicken breasts, etc.). Go for it! keep reading »
October 30, 2009 by Johanna Burani
My son, Matteo, who lives in the northeastern Italian region called Friuli, was visiting us recently in our home in New Jersey. He is the son who loves to cook, so I asked him to suggest a recipe off the top of his head that I could develop for GI news.
Being a creative cook, Matteo just thinks in terms of good, fresh ingredients and then invents something scrumptious. So he gave me a list of eight ingredients that he uses to make a chickpea soup. I worked out the quantities and cooking times and added a few personal touches of my own. The recipe below is our combined effort.