These meatballs are the bomb!…… Chile-Cumin Lamb Meatballs is a recipe I got from Epicurious and Chef Seamus Mullen.
Spicy, smokey, meatballs bursting with flavor. Yogurt and cucumber make a cool and refreshing contrast to the the spicy meatballs. Perfect appetizer or main dish. Chile-Cumin Lamb Meatballs can be made ahead making them a great company recipe. Continue reading “Chile-Cumin Lamb Meatballs”
Chicken Ranch Pasta Salad with Bacon is a perfect take along for a picnic, potluck, or family reunion.
Speaking of which……every year my brother throws a party at his house under the guise of a get together/BBQ. He’s a big fat liar…..it’s a family reunion! Continue reading “Chicken Ranch Pasta Salad with Bacon”
Until last week I had never heard of Tartufo. Was I ever missing out…..Dark Chocolate Pistachio Gelato Tartufo is now on my, I will be making this again, and again, and again list!
Delizioso doesn’t begin to describe this incredible dessert. Tartufo is an Italian ice-cream dessert originating from Pizzo, Calabria. It’s normally two or more flavors of ice cream, with either fruit syrup or frozen fruit — typically raspberry, strawberry or cherry — in the center. Its then covered in a shell made of chocolate or cocoa, but cinnamon or nuts can also be used.
So, I looked this up on Wikipedia and the Tartufo di Pizzo ice cream was invented in 1952 when a relative of King Victor Emannuel II came to Pizzo in honour of the celebration of an aristocratic marriage. For this occasion many guests were invited for an elaborate dinner. Unfortunately the hosts did not have enough cups to serve the guests the ice cream dessert, but a clever pastry maker named Don Pippo de Maria came up with a creative solution. Continue reading “Dark Chocolate Pistachio Gelato Tartufo”