Monthly Archives: March 2013

gnocchi belli – a collection of beautiful gnocchi recipes

In case you haven’t noticed, I am slightly obsessed with gnocchi.  Done poorly, and it’s a frightful, stodgy mess.  Done well, it is light, pillowly and, when paired with the right sauce, nearly transcendent.  I always used to think that … Continue reading

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homemade gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce and toasted walnuts

Some of my favorite memories of my time studying abroad in Siena, Italy were when my mother came to visit.  She had some time off of work, and so she was able to come out to visit for two weeks.  … Continue reading

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portuguese custard tarts {pasteis de nata}

Matt has introduced me to all sorts of things.  One of my favorite things about dating someone who grew up in a foreign country is learning about favorite food memories that seem so exotic to me.  While I grew up … Continue reading

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