SPAGHETTI AL CAVIALE (Spaghetti With Caviar)

. > . There  are three pasta dishes I absolutely love for their simplicity and, if prepared with love and care, for their impeccable pure taste of just a few simple ingredients: “PASTA CACIO E PEPE”,  ”SPAGHETTI AGLIO E OLIO“, and today’s feature, “PASTA AL CAVIALE”. As always, use the best ingredients you can afford to […]

One For The Kids # 4 – “Spaghetti Bolognese” (Spaghetti Eis)

> > When  I posted  “Eiskaffee” a few days ago, one of my linkedin readers mentioned “Spaghetti Eis”, which reminded me of this, another childhood favorite of mine (of every kid?) When I was very little, on special occasions my parents used to take my brother and I to the  “Eisdiele” (Ice Cream Parlor). A few times, […]

Tomato Spaghetti With Broccolini, Crispy Fried Eggs And Pangrattato (Spaghetti alla Soupi)

> > This  pasta-concoction deserves to be named after the cook who dreamed it up – ME 🙂 It has many of the “foodstuff’s” I love in one simple dish – pasta, pangrattato, cheese, butter, olive oil, basil, crispy fried eggs and lots of garlic confit. > Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! > > […]

Spaghetti With Chili, Tomato, Basil, Parmigiano Reggiano, Cream & Red Wine

> > Saturday  night dinner with friends. Good times 🙂 Spaghetti With Chili, Tomato, Basil, Parmigiano Reggiano, Cream & Red Wine > Saute  chicken until done. Remove from pan, reserve. Saute onion, garlic paste and chilies, add red wine and cream. Simmer until lightly thickened. Add freshly cooked al dente spaghetti, tomato, butter, parmesan cheese, kosher salt and pepper. Mix well […]

Spaghetti With Walnut, Cashew & Cilantro Pesto, Dried Cranberries And Pecorino Romano

; ; Dear Friends, I had to think long and hard what I’ll do without Maria. I came to the conclusion that she would not have wanted me to give up life at this point (I was close, but thanks God for Bella…). I am aware that the pain of losing her will never go […]

Spaghetti “Graubündner Style”

. . Yesterday  my friend George arrived from switzerland and as usual he brought a bunch of  gift’s. One of them is my favorite cold cut in the world, “Bündner Fleisch” ( Bindenfleisch, or “Viande des Grisons” or “Air Dried Beef” ) The traditional way of eating bündner fleisch is to serve it very thinly sliced, cold, […]

” Spaghetti Aglio e Olio “

. Tonight, a simple, great, straightforward pasta dish is all I need. I give you :  Spaghetti aglio e olio  🙂 . . . . Ingredients : 1 pound dried Spaghetti 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons roasted garlic 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes Salt, to taste Method : Cook pasta in boiling, salted […]

” Spaghetti With Beef, Veggies & Brie “

. . Today’s lunch combined, amongst other goodies, two of my favorite food items : Pasta and brie cheese  🙂 . . . Ingredients : Spaghetti,                 cooked al dente, some cooking water reserved Beef,                           […]

” Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese “

> > Today I did not feel for meat or seafood for lunch, so a vegetarian bolognese over pasta seemed just fine.  Pasta and sauce ! What could be wrong ? Nothing  🙂 . . . . Cook the spaghetti until al dente, strain. Sautee carrots, celery, onion, garlic and oregano in butter, add crushed […]