CONViVIUM

THE ART OF ITALIAN DINING

SALTIMBOCCA alla ROMANA

The culinary traditions of Lazio are deeply rooted in the ancient and agricultural heritage of the land. A fertile landscape of bucolic farms, hearty livestock and rich olive groves has nurtured a … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

FALLING IN CHOCOLATE

This recipe has been in my repertoire for a while now and after the words of appreciation during our last CULINARY MISCHiEF (you can see pictures here) i decided to … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

ASPARAGUS MILANESE

  Beautiful summer-like days in Venice Beach.  Did we finish with the ‘winter’ already?  Maybe. Asparagi alla Milanese. I love this brunch, it feels like a brunch that should be … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

RIGATONI ALLA BOSCAIOLA

In Italy, fall is a synonym for fresh mushrooms and truffles. In the forest, under the falling leaves, the best mushrooms – usually Porcini mushrooms, the ones that we can … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

FRITTERS FOR CARNIVAL

It’s Sunday night and I am writing about fritters. Yep. Maybe it is the incombent Carnival or maybe my tummy is just hungry for those airy, tart, beignet-like bites of heaven. But tonight, … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

WALNUT LIGURIAN SAUCE

Just nuts. Crazy good. That is, if you like walnuts. This is one of my to go recipes. One of those that you prepare, serve and listen at your guests … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

THE ULTIMATE GNUDI

The other week I had the pleasure, once again, to co-host “In The Kitchen with Jan” on FOX radio with of course the always wonderful Jan D’Atri. (Podcast should be available … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 1 Comment