ricotta salata

Cherry tomato and ricotta salata crostini

Fluffy, powdered peaks of snow, perched on rolling red hillsides, with the taste of pure sunshine. The simplest of recipes, with much care, can result in the profound. This is one of my favorite crostini's (sliced toast with toppings, Italian style). While it is best served outdoors on a cloudless, warm afternoon, it is also [...]

Eggplant rigatoni with ricotta salata

I am a born-again eggplant believer. This past month, I've been going eggplant crazy. Turn me on. Thanks to it being in season, but also the re-discovery of the Grandma secret of sweating and draining the eggplant before cooking, I've rekindled a deep Italian love. My favorite recipe for eggplant is the following eggplant and [...]