Trofie with pesto sauce and beans

Trofie with pesto sauce and beans is a delicious variation on an original trofie. Pasta is a favorite dish for many people, including myself. I think Trofie is a very fine paste to work with. Trofie originally came from Genoa but today it is the pasta of the golfo di tigullio. This delicious recipe comes from […]

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Green vegetable gazpacho

green gazpacho

This green vegetable gazpacho is a bit of an outsider because gazpacho is naturally red. Not everything that is made with tomatoes has to be red. Years ago I had a delicious dessert of sweetened green tomatoes on a small square in La Villa Joiosa. Then an absolute surprise for me so used to red […]

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Caprese salad with fresh figs

 There are thousands of types of salad Caprese or also called salad Tricolore. The essence is that a Caprese must always have the colours of the Italian flag. So no red, white or green in it, no Tricolore, no Caprese. This Caprese salad has an extra twist because I have added figs, shallots and pine […]

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