Category: Rice & Pasta

Culinary world trip, Feeding A Crowd, Italy, Rice & Pasta, Soups, USA

Pasta e Fagioli (Italian Pasta and Bean Soup)

Italian cuisine or an American staple? Although I have visited Italy multiple times, I had never been to the most southern part of the country and (probably) therefore hadn’t heard about Pasta e Fagioli¬†until…I came to the U.S.! Here on the East Coast, every corner deli serves their own version of this hearty Southern Italian […]

Italy, Rice & Pasta

Risotto ai funghi (mushroom risotto)

Risotto is THE Italian rice dish. There are countless risotto variations, but a mushroom risotto is unquestionably one of the timeless classics. Some people prefer the mushroom risotto exclusively with porcini mushrooms (also known as ceps), but porcini are expensive and often hard to find. Others, on the other hand, don’t like the intense taste […]