Thursday, January 29, 2009

A Taste of Tuscany 2 - The Desserts

Second of the two special classes with Betta. Thank you so much, my wonderful friend, for the privilege of having you with us sharing your amazing knowledge and talent! We all loved you!

28 Jan. 09
“A taste of Tuscany”
The Desserts

(Almond Biscotti)

Budino di Casa Mia con Noci e Uvetta
(Home-style Pudding with Walnuts and Raisins)

Capriccio di Cioccolato di Zia Memi con Gelato
(Chocolate Fudge with Ice Cream)

Crostata di Pesche al Rosmarino
(Peach and Rosemary Crostata)

Frittelle con le Mele
(Apple Fritters)

Thursday, January 22, 2009

A Taste Of Tuscany 1 - The Meal

Here is what we did last night with a group of 12 wonderful people who attended the first class with our special guest star Betta:

Crostini con pesto di pomodori secchi e crema di cannellini all’aglio e rosmarino
(Toasted bread with sundried tomato pesto and cannellini bean spread with garlic and rosemary)

Primo piatto:
Pici al sugo finto
(Homemade pasta with vegetable ragu’)

Secondo piatto:
Filetto di maiale con salsa contadina e padellata di verdure all’aceto balsamico
(Pork sirloin with country-style sauce and sautéed vegetables with balsamic vinegar)

Thank you everybody for sharing the fun and see you next week for dessert night!