Sunchoke you say?

Well, this morning looked like we’ve choked about every bit of sun out of the sky already?

But to answer your obvious first question:

Sunchokes, or Jerusalem Artichokes, are a tuber that is the root of these “Sunroot “flowersSunroot_flowers-they taste vaguely “artichokey” and delicious………….

-especially when turned into a puree and mixed with a little creamy ricotta,

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then folded into an army of Tortelli

IMG_1533-the flavors play nicely with a little cured lemon oil, Controné chili, and fresh parsley!

IMG_1534Also today:

Tagiatelle Alla Bolognese

Garganelli, with Broccoli-Romanesco, Nicoise Olives and Pomodoro