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Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Mozzarella Tomato & Basil

Eggplants (also known as aubergines) are wonderful whether grilled, baked, fried, or sautéed and can be served diced, sliced, puréed, or halved. I simply adore eggplants. Their earthy almost naturally smoky flavor compliments beef, lamb, and chicken; yet also make … Continue reading

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Ravioli di Ricotta

Ricotta ravioli takes me back to Milan. It’s a wonderful primo piatto (first course) or a meal on its own. It’s a simple yet elegant dish with great balance of delicate flavors. The creamy ricotta filling combined with the rich … Continue reading

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