Tag: Italian food

Sessanta

Italian food is probably my favorite cuisine. I would easily eat pasta, pizza, and Italian cured meats every single day if it weren’t for the calories. Given how much of it I eat, lately it’s been hard for Italian restaurants to truly impress or surprise me, as I’ve probably already had a better version of […]

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Easy Caprese Salad

This will probably be the shortest post and recipe I’ll ever write here, but it’s pretty fitting for the topic at hand. After all, a Caprese salad is one of THE most simple dishes you can make. It’s a dish that’s so, so simple yet so unbelievably delicious. It’s comprised of just 5 key ingredients: […]

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara with a Yolk on Top

Oh Carbonara, how I love thee. This creamy pasta accented by Parmesan or Pecorino cheese and bacon is rich and delicious, but until I started to learn how to cook myself, I had no idea that the thick and heavy version I’ve been used to eating is actually not the real deal. Authentic carbonara uses no cream […]

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This Year’s San Gennaro Has More Than Just Fried Everything

I’ve been going to the San Gennaro Festival pretty much every year I’ve been in the city. Maybe it’s because I grew up in a town that had a sizable Italian population and an annual Italian festival, but there’s something about the always-crowded, often annoying street fair that still manages to get me to go (it […]

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