Nettle-ricotta pesto!

They’re just starting to sprout up…. but nettles are afoot!

 Maflada Integrale, with nettle-almond-ricotta pesto today. IMG_4142


Also today:

Rigatoni, with slow braised chicken thigh alla “Cacciatore”

Torchiette, with braised fennel, Mama Lil’s Peppers and cured Meyer’s lemons.

Conchiglini nero, e Frutti di Mare

Spot prawn broth, clams, anchovies, fennel, saffron, tomato and a bit of spice, all embracing this squid ink Conchiglini.

- It’s just the ticket to combat the returning clouds.


Also today:

Pappardelle, Alla Bolognese

Lumache, Sun-choke and kale cream sauce.

Light and Bright…

You will never catch me complain about early spring…….

Cavatelli, spanish sardines, Pippara chilies, capers, celery and parsley.


It’s basically spring in a bowl..

Also today:

Tagliatelle, with a spicy house made sausage and tomato sauce.

Fiore, turnip and kale cream sauce

Happy Mortadella Day!

Yep, We are open today!

And we made this Mortadella just for the occasion!IMG_4104

Also today:

Conchiglie, with roasted Brussels Sprouts, and Mama Lil’s peppers.

Casarecce, with slow braised pork leg ragu

Cresti Di Gallo, with tomatoes, artichokes and olives

Happy Friday The Thirteenth!

…..Which is basically St. Valentines Day for us, because we are closed tomorrow.

Here’s a picture of heart shaped pasta I stole from the internet,


Because I accidentally deleted the beautiful pasta shot, of the 50 cm long Rigatoni, bathed in perfect morning light, atop of a gorgeous handmade driftwwod cutting board-

just before it went into today’s

Baked Rigatoni, with celery root béchamel, toasted walnuts, and smokey blue cheese.

oh well.

Also today:

Pappardelle, alla Bolognese


Mascarpone and potato stuffed Agnolotti, with pomodoro.

Let some sunshine in!


Cavatappi, with cauliflower, castelvetrano olives, cured meyer lemon, and bread crumbs.


Also today:

Lumache, with Broccolini, and spicy pomodoro

Pappardelle, alla Bolognese

Pomodoro-Paprika Percatelli!

The other three P’sIMG_4058

Getting tossed today with a brown butter-celeriac-cream sauce!

also today:

Mezze Maniche Integrale, with spicy broccolini and tomato sauce

Pappardelle, alla Bolognese


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