Category Archives: Peas

Mostarda – A Spicy Fruit Relish and a Recipe: Insalata di Fichi, Formaggio di Capra e Mostarda

Now that I have a few months in the US as our bike tour season is over, and ski tours are a few months away, I have some time to devote to recipe development and my food blog. My travels … Continue reading

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Grilled Trout with Pea Pesto

Most Americans today are familiar with pesto, which is a sauce that originated in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy. The traditional pesto, often called pesto alla genovese, consisted of basil, crushed garlic, grated cheese (parmigiano-reggiano and/or pecorino), … Continue reading

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Tortellini with Artichokes, Peas, Mascarpone and Mint

Tortellini, and their larger relative, tortelloni, are homemade stuffed pastas originally from the Emilia-Romagna region of Northeastern Italy. This region is renowned for its’ many wonderful varieties of stuffed pastas, which date back to the Middle Ages. In Bologna, these … Continue reading

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Crostini with Pea Pesto, Radicchio, Pea Tendrils and Pistachios

Trying to maintain a food blog while you are on the road is a challenge! I am writing this from Colorado, where I am skiing with my two sons for a couple of days. So my quick post from here … Continue reading

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Penne with Peas, Bacon, Ricotta and Mint

The Colli Berici (Berici Hills) are located in the Veneto region of Italy, south of Vicenza. Here, in the spring, one finds a local variety of peas that have been highly prized by the residents for centuries. Introduce by the … Continue reading

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