Tag Archives: pasta


Pasta Peperonata

I have been very busy, and cooking has become a luxury recently, but I can still whip up something healthy that does not take a great deal of time or effort.  Here is a great vegetarian lunch dish with yummy … Continue reading


Spaghettini with Shrimps

  One of the fastest dinner you can have is seafood pasta. I am very picky about Italian restaurants because most places cannot match what you can whip up in your own kitchen. Unless I am in an amazingly good … Continue reading


Gemeli with cauliflower, picholine olives and almond

Another pasta dinner with vegetables and nuts.  I seem to be in the mood for the combination.  This time it is sauteed cauliflower combined with minced picholine olives and parsley.  After cooking the cauliflower in olive oil for about 7-8 … Continue reading


Brunch with Taylor at Maialino

Taylor and I had a lunch at Maialino, Danny Meyer’s newest restaurant at Gramercy Park Hotel for Taylor’s birthday.  As usual for Danny Meyer’s restaurants, the service was impeccable (knowledgeable, prompt, warm and no attitudes).  He really knows how to … Continue reading


Ravioli with herbed zucchini and walnuts

Ben went to the Chelsea Market yesterday and bought some good ricotta cheese ravioli from Buon Italia.  I wanted to make something fresh and light to accompany these good ravioli.  I decided to use zucchini, and debated whether I should … Continue reading