Upside Down Rhubarb Cake with Rhubarb-Sugar Marinated Strawberries celebrates spring in color, aroma and, most important, taste! Affiliate links have been used to link to items I am discussing. Another seasonal dish I am getting to late. Ack! Sorry about that, but come on, if you were in Italy would you be posting about food or
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I have been having trouble with this next post–as you may have noticed from my extended silence. It is kind of a bridge post, or an odds-n-ends post. It does not fit any good theme, but whatever I am just going to go for it!
Mafalde Pasta with Morel Mushrooms and Asparagus encompasses everything magical about spring: bright, tender shoots of green asparagus, and mushrooms that can only be found with a walk in the woods, suddenly pleasant after several months of cold. I am tardy with sharing this recipe, however, since my own spring turned magical with a trip…
Much like Positano was overwhelming in its sheer beauty and impossibility, Paestum was also overwhelming, but for different reasons. I came to Italy prepared and excited to be immersed in ancient Rome and instead discovered that the far south of Italy is even more a treasure trove of Magna Graecia, i.e., ancient Greece.
I think I have been avoiding this post because I am overwhelmed by it. Not that being in Positano was overwhelming–far from it. But expressing just how lovely and unique it was seems beyond my exhausted brain.
This porchetta marinade for pork tenderloin is a fabulously easy marinade to have in your back pocket. A copy of Marinades: The Quick-Fix Way to Turn Everyday Food Into Exceptional Fare, with 400 Recipes was provided to me by the publisher for the purposes of an honest review. Affiliate links have been used to link to…