Cavatelli with Seared Squid, Oven-Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and Black Olives

4-6 servings Ingredients For the Cavatelli 1 pound all-purpose flour, or Italian OO flour 1 pound whole-milk ricotta, drained/hung in cheesecloth overnight 4 ounces semolina 3 ounces Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, freshly grated Water, just enough to make a firm dough For the Sauce 10½ ounces baby arugula, long stem ends removed 8 ripe plum tomatoes, […]

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Classic Italian Lentil Soup (Brown Lentils)

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 Spanish onion, chopped small 2 small carrots, peeled and chopped small 2 celery, chopped small 2 tablespoons thyme 1 (15 ounce) can whole plum tomatoes 4 cups vegetable (onion based) broth 2 teaspoons salt 1 cup brown Italian lentils 2 fresh bay leaves Parmigiano Reggiano […]

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Pea & Mint Tortellini in Herbed Brodo

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the spring pea and mint tortellini Olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 cup fresh peas, steamed soft and mashed 2 teaspoons lemon zest ¼ cup grated pecorino 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Fresh pasta sheets For the herbed brodo 1 (¼ pound) piece Parmigiano-Reggiano 6 cups chicken […]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 (1¼ lbs) russet potatoes 1 (¾-lb) sweet potato 1 large egg ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Salt Freshly ground pepper ⅓ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano plus more for serving 1½ to 2 cups all-purpose flour plus more for dusting ½ stick unsalted butter 1 cup sage leaves (from 1 bunch) PREPARATION Preheat […]

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