Tag Archives: Good Cheese

Pesto alla Genovese (Basil Pesto)

I couldn’t blog about Sicilian pesto without giving equal attention to its northern Italian counterpart, Pesto alla Genovese (aka basil pesto). Every summer, my mom grows basil in her backyard, which I help to “harvest” (if I’m visiting) into a massive batch of … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Siciliana (Sicilian Pesto)

I am of Italian descent, and I am ashamed to say I have never heard of Sicilian Pesto (can I blame this on the fact that my great-grandparents were from Naples?) until I flipped through a summer edition of Cuisine … Continue reading

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The Best Gluten-Free Pizza in Creation

Okay, so the title is a bit hyperbolic, but that was my response after biting into the first slice while sitting on my balcony, bathing in the afternoon sunlight, and nursing a cold one: “This is the best pizza in … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free (and skinny) Greek Pastitsio

Last year, I spent Easter in northern New Jersey with my boyfriend’s family, half of whom are of Greek descent. Needless to say, I was in heaven. I have a soft spot for Greece. I lived in Crete until I was … Continue reading

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