Pasta

Penne Alla Vodka

I discovered Pasta Alla Vodka on one of my first trips to Italy. Researching the dish I found that many people have claimed to invent this dish from Italy and in America. In the early 70’s it was known as Penne alla Russia at Orsini’s in New York City, where Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Mick…

Chicken | Pasta

Chicken Parmesan

There has been talk of people turning to comfort food in the midst of our economic crisis here in the US. Last Sunday when my friend, who had a crazy week, wanted to come hang out,  I thought Italian comfort food…Chicken Parmesan. I had seen Mario Batali’s recipe on a recent magazine cover. The recipe…