Month: April 2015

Pici Pasta

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In the Kitchen / pasta, noodles & rice / Uncategorized

Pici pasta is a favorite of mine. When I see it on a menu, I order it. Pici is in a class of its own. It is fresh and chewy, and incredibly slurpable. Truth be told, I use this dough for my cavatelli as well, because of the chew factor. When I was a kid, my grandparents would arrive on the day summer vacation began, and stay until labor day. Some kids would come back […]

Hot Cross Scones {with rum soaked dates and toasted pecans}

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bread / breakfast / desserts & sweets / In the Kitchen

Come Easter, I yearn for all the delicious delights from both my childhood, and my travels. Whilst (see how I did that?) living in London, the hot cross bun craze eluded me. I participated, but was never that enthusiastic about the taste. They however, are fun to make, and do signal the last days of the Lenten season…which is joy in and of itself. In the tradition of Good Friday must eats (if you are […]