A great way to use up your summer cucumber crop, incredibly quick, and intensely flavorful—perfect in every way.
My ideal image of not only the perfect risotto but also my ultimate comfort food would have to be a big bowl of creamy, luxurious risotto, clattering about in my bowl from the sounds of shells clanking around, offering up their tenderly sweet but briney decadence – piccoli gioielli del mare!
Tossing breadcrumbs with pasta might sound odd, but it’s an old Italian trick for those that couldn’t afford Parmigiano—cucina povera. With the briny bite of frazzle capers it’s the perfect speedy supper.
A plump and super juicy turkey breast, brined in oranges and pink peppercorns, then rubbed down with a compound butter for the perfect anchor of a sumptuous meal.
The ultimate meatballs, made from both beef and pork and flavored with onion, garlic, chilies, oregano, and fennel seed, are simmered in the perfect San Marzano tomato sauce before being tossed with spaghetti for the ultimate in Italian comfort food—Piatto ricco, mi ci ficco!