Squid Ink Pasta with Clams and Bottarga

Linguine al Nero di Calamari con Vongole e Bottarga (With thanks to the folks at Colored Mondays) We Bartolini are an ecumenical lot. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, or even Festivus, we hope your holidays are of the most memorable kind. … Continue reading

Hand-Made Pasta

This page lists the hand-made pasta recipes that I’ve shared. Each post offers step-by-step instructions and all but one, Pizzoccheri, uses the dough recipe that the women in my family used. That dough recipe begins the list. To view an … Continue reading

Maltagliati Pasta with Pistachio Pesto

Maltagliati con Pesto al Pistacchio Today’s post is one of odds and ends, literally. Sure, there are two “recipes” to be shared but neither is deserving of its own post, both being incredibly easy to prepare. One, in fact, is … Continue reading

What do a Zia, a Pope, and an Elf have to do with Today’s Pasta? (Part 2)

*     *     * *     *     * As was mentioned yesterday, today is the 90th anniversary of my Zia’s birth! Last Saturday, some 2 dozen Bartolini gathered at the home of one of her Grandsons for a surprise party in her honor. … Continue reading