La Nonna di Giulia makes “Sagne” pasta from Salento

Nonna di Giulia is a very organized,  structured cook. Before embarking on any endeavour all ingredients are neatly laid out in readiness of the task at hand. I am under no illusion that many of you, if anyone reading this post will run off to the kitchen to make their own pasta after seeing the […]

Scrumptious sea urchins – straight up or with pasta

One afternoon we bought these fresh from a young man on a street corner, selling sea urchin, fish and many many octopus, which still looked alive and made me feel guilty.. The sea urchins however were taken home, expertly cracked open (not by me..), and after a drop of olive oil was added to each […]