Crumiri di Casale

If “America runs on Dunkin”, Italy runs on tea cookies. A common breakfast is a few plain, crunchy cookies with a shot of espresso or maybe a cup of tea. In my house, the breakfast cookie of choice is the “S” cookie you can find just about anywhere now, even in CVS. Given you know it’s time to change when your “Italian” breakfast cookie is available in CVS, I decided to make some real Italian breakfast cookies for my mom, sans yellow dyes 5 and 6. Continue reading “Crumiri di Casale”

Gnocchi con Ragù di Tempeh

Ragù is definitely one of the most delicious pasta sauces.  It’s irresistibly meaty, savory, and warm, coating each piece of pasta in richness.  It is one of the hardest things for me to resist as a vegetarian.  So when I discovered the magic of tempeh ragù, I was really excited, even though it won’t fool anyone into thinking it is the real thing. Continue reading “Gnocchi con Ragù di Tempeh”