Category Archive: Basil

Homemade Fettuccine (al Sugo)

Ever since I was a kid I remember watching in awe as my dad would take a seemingly boring piece of dough and, using an incredible machine, magically transform it into the delicious pasta my… Continue reading

Zucchini Pesto

I was with my family this Christmas and my mother and father and I were making ravioli. My mom was making the filling, my dad was making the pasta and put it all… Continue reading

Pistacchio Pesto

I know, I know – it’s been ages since my last post. Basically my one of my house mates moved out and he was the one with the great camera I used to… Continue reading

Aubergine and Pine Nut Pasta

This is an extremely tasty pasta, which also happens to be quite nutritious. I came up with this pretty much by just picking random ingredients that I felt like eating and combining it… Continue reading

Pepper and Tomato Pasta

My mom had always told me that peppers and pasta don’t go well together, except for a few very specific mixes with blue cheese and cream. Since she was never wrong about anything… Continue reading

Blue Hokkaido Pumpkin Ravioli

There are some times when I just can’t believe that I actually let myself do something so ridiculous. I had three hours before work and for some reason I decided that I wanted… Continue reading

Conchiglie al Pesto ‘al Forno’

I was intending to make pesto lasagne this time, except unfortunately when I went out to buy lasagna sheets I couldn’t find any Italian ones. I went to the biggest supermarket and town,… Continue reading

Pesto alla Mamma

As far as I know, my mom came up with this, which she called ‘pesto sugoso’. We all loved it, and it’s an excellent pasta to make pretty much always. It’s also not… Continue reading

Pizza

Finally, after way too long, I have made myself some vegan pizza! I don’t know why it took me so long to actually get around to making it, since I love pizza, but… Continue reading

Linguine ai Funghi Porcini

I know, I haven’t been adding very many recipes lately, and I apologize. I’ve been traveling for the past week or so, and have been experimenting with some other cool vegan stuff (like… Continue reading

Pasta alla Primavera

It’s a lazy summer day, the whole morning was spent on the hot beach and now you’re tired and hungry. But the thought of a heavy pasta is too much to think about,… Continue reading

Pesto alla Trapanese

For all of you pesto lovers, this is a great variation to the standard pesto alla genovese that we all know and love so dearly. If you feel like pesto, but also feel… Continue reading

A Classic Salad

This is perhaps the most basic you can get in a salad, but to be honest, it’s also my favorite salad. Adding anything else to a salad usually just makes it too complicated.… Continue reading

Lemon Basil Risotto

This recipe has a very particular and strong taste, which basically means that if you like lemon, you’ll love it. Unfortunately, if you don’t like lemon all that much, there’s a chance you… Continue reading

Bread Pizzas

Here is perhaps one of the best ‘lazy’ foods there is: the bread pizza. It tastes kind of like pizza, but while it is clearly a completely different thing, it still tastes great.… Continue reading

Umbricelli al Sugo

In most Italian households, sugo al pomodoro, or just sugo, is the standard sauce for pasta. When the cook has had a bad day, or a lazy day, it’s always pasta al sugo… Continue reading

Tomato and Avocado Ciabatta

This was probably one of my most successful experiments. I have been desperately trying to think of some kind of vegan version of the classic italian panino, which is one of my favorite Italian… Continue reading

Pesto alla Genovese

This classic pesto is probably one of my all time favorite pasta recipes. The first time I tried it, when I was just a little kid, I immediately threw a tantrum upon seeing… Continue reading