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Ravioli with fresh tomato sauce – last of the season :( ; Romano beans – 1 November (!) 2017

We decided to have another ravioli dinner to use up (almost) the rest of the ricotta I bought a few days ago, and I also wanted to make some of M’s soupĀ  – first steps only – and freeze to … Continue reading

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Ravioli with ricotta and fresh tomato sauce; simple salad with balsamic vinaigrette – 3 October 2017

We decided to use some of the remaining ricotta in another (third this week!) ravioli, with the fresh tomato sauce from La Cucina Italiana. I made the ravs, D made the sauce. D wanted to have simple ricotta – no … Continue reading

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Using up stuff in the fridge: ricotta and spreads; grilled spring onions; grilled prosciutto-wrapped figs stuffed with Cambozola – 14 June 2017

So, D is on a very useful kick of trying to empty the fridge of stuff that is outdated or otherwise gone bad. We figured out a couple of things to have, and he went to the Bowl and bought, … Continue reading

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Ravioli with ricotta and spinach in sage butter sauce; zucchini – 5 June 2017

We bought ricotta for an experimental ravioli recipe in May, and had a pile of it left, as well as sage leaves in the fridge (from the same dinner, I think) and ancient “cut-leaf” spinach in the freezer. I pulled … Continue reading

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Ricotta and prosciutto ravioli with sage-butter sauce; English peas – 26 May 2017

I used Paul Bertolli’s pasta recipe: 1 cup flour (I scant this) and 1 large egg. “Large” being a variable quantity, I usually add a bit of water to gather up the unwetted bits of flour. Knead, form into a … Continue reading

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Ravioli at Pizza Moda – 24 May 2017

D wanted to go out to Pizza Moda, and who am I to argue with that?? We decided on our last visit to come back the following week and get some of the stuff on the (mostly seasonal) menu that … Continue reading

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Omelette with chervil and sheep ricotta; salad with persimmons and walnuts – 29 November 2014

D wanted to use up the rest of the beautiful chervil and we still have his bread from TG, so we decided on an omelette with toast. I suggested I make a salad with the persimmon I bought last week, … Continue reading

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Omelette with green sauce and sheep ricotta; celery root salad – 28 November 2014

We had two extra eggwhites to use up, and leftover salsa verde too, so D made an omelette with both. He added two eggs to the two eggwhites, salt and pepper, and stirred in the green sauce – probably 2 … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with radicchio, mozzarella di bufalo, sheep ricotta, and pecorino; cold veggies – 20 February 2011

OK, this is my second attempt (the first was last May – I think the 29th or 30th?) at a pizza I had at La Ciccia in San Francisco. I found references to a radicchio pizza online and it lists … Continue reading

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2 November 2010 – Frittata with ricotta and pecorino; broccoli; tomatoes

This is the first recipe I’ve made from our new cookbook, My Calabria, by Rosetta Costantino. It was very tasty, and the directions were quite accurate, always a concern with an unfamiliar book. The two of us ate half of … Continue reading

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18 March 2010 – Pasta with fresh peas and really fresh ricotta

More amazing dinners this week… D put together ricotta made yesterday (see below) with freshly shelled peas and a bit of (remembering from the 26th and looking at the pix) prosciutto? to make a wonderful and unusual pasta. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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