Healthy Diet

Pasta al Sugo Finto (Pasta With Tuscan Vegetable Ragù)

[Photographs: Tim Chin] Sugo finto, or “fake sauce,” is a meatless Tuscan ragù rooted in the tradition of cucina povera, the “poor” peasant cooking of Central and Southern Italy. Also known as sugo scappato, or “escaped sauce,” which refers to the pricey meat that has escaped the pot, sugo finto relies on a vegetable soffritto …

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Pasta Prosciutto e Piselli (Creamy Pasta With Prosciutto Cotto and Peas)

[Photographs: Andrew Janjigian] I went to culinary school in Emilia-Romagna, and after a long day at La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana trying to digest lessons about pasta-rolling, wine-identifying, and cheese-tasting taught in another language, the last thing I wanted to do was go grocery shopping and make myself dinner. Luckily, the pantry staples of …

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Gnocchi Alla Bava (Potato Gnocchi With Fontina Cheese Sauce)

[Photographs: Daniel Gritzer] In the Italian Northwestern Alpine region of Valle D’Aosta, there are no olive orchards, no soft rolling hills lined with spindly cypress, no warm Mediterranean waters. Instead, road signs are written in Italian and French, vineyards are precariously etched into rocky cliffsides, and dramatic ridges rise steeply from green valleys below up …

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SMOOTH & JUICY – recipes to look great and feel amazing!

SMOOTH & JUICY – recipes to look great and feel amazing! “over 130 smoothies, juices and cocktails” This book is my personal collection of the best recipes to create delicious smoothies, green smoothies, super shakes, power juices, elixirs and genius cocktails that are magic for your body. Feast as you fancy, with recipes that make your smoothie challenge …

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