Pasta Primavera is an American invention from the 1970’s.
I say ‘American’ because both Nova Scotia and New York have a spot in the story.
I have always disagreed with most ‘Pasta Primavera’ recipes.
Primavera means spring so, in my opinion, the dish should be made with spring vegetables.
Many Pasta Primavera recipes have summer vegetables (tomatoes, peppers) or even … Continue reading.....
Asparagus in spring.
I’ve posted this info before, but it bares repeating as the first tender shoots start peaking through the sand.
Food lovers the world over wait impatiently for the first sign of asparagus in the spring.
What color are you anxiously searching for?
Green? White? Violet?
It depends on where you live.
In the U.S. people look for … Continue reading.....
Last week I mentioned that I don’t see purple potatoes in my little area of France.
But, I do see purple artichokes and violet asparagus.
I bought this pretty bouquet of little artichokes the other day.
When we first moved to this side of the pond I was disappointed that the big, round, globe artichokes that I was accustomed … Continue reading.....
You’re standing at the service desk in a store. Said service person is taking care of your problem when his/her phone rings. He/she immediately turns away from you and answers the phone.
Is this rude?
In my opinion, it is not rude if the person answers the phone, speaks for a moment, then puts it down / … Continue reading.....
Pasta with Asparagus and Peas
I might as well get in on the fun; take advantage of the name, as it were. They're trying to take advantage of mine.
Or maybe the people at the 'March Madness Sports Book' thought their patrons would find my post on Avocados in Omelets stimulating.
And the people at the 'NCAA People's … Continue reading.....