Mushroom Sauce Pizza with Arugula and Onion Jam Drizzle

It’s pizza night! Does it get any more “American” than that? Well, I guess that depends on whether you’re craving pizza, hotdogs, or hamburgers. But tonight, we’re craving pizza. And rather than ordering delivery, we’re gonna get artsy with this Italian-American fare. This recipe takes inspiration from a friend who had given me some tips […]

Chickpea and Carrot Pitas with Tahini Dressing

In the Middle East, flatbread – known as pita – was made by mixing together flour and water, then letting the dough sit out to gather yeasts from the air. When the dough showed signs of life with little air bubbles forming and popping, the pita was then baked at a high temperature, causing the […]

Arugula and Pasta con Pesto alla Trapanese

Pesto is a sauce that originated in Genoa, the capital city in Leguria, Italy. Traditionally made with basil and pine nuts, this variation is influenced by the Sicilian coastal city of Trapani, swapping in almonds and vine-ripened tomatoes. I love using what’s in season because you get to experience fruits and vegetables at their best. […]