Linguine with Lemon

Linguine with Lemon and Living Longer in Limone, Italy

I really don’t know where to start talking about Limone, a charming village tucked away on the western shore of Lake Garda. We could begin with the beautiful, relaxed setting framed by the mountains towering above… Or I could tell you about the luscious, tangy, smooth, simple Tagliatelle al Limone I thoroughly enjoyed at a restaurant on the lakefront. Which goes exceptionally well with Lake Garda Lemon Tart for dessert I might add.  (At the end of this post is the Pasta with Lemon recipe […]

Ravioli di Ricotta e Menta (Ravioli with Ricotta and Mint)-Video with Cristina

From Laney – It was sort of Girl’s Night Out but we did it in at Cristina’s house for another one of her fabulous meals. But this time, we were going to help her make homemade ravioli. Monica picked me up at Col delle Rane, then we picked up Marisa and off we went to Cristina’s house. But before we started cooking, we picked a few ripe figs from Cristina’s trees, the last of the late summer tomatoes and some […]

Stuffed Shells

A Visit to Pasta Rigo (Pastificio Rigo) and Baked Stuffed Shells Recipe

  I hereby give a huge apology to all the boxes of pasta in my pantry – “I’m so sorry for taking you for granted all my life and will never do it again.” I promise to never look at a box of pasta in the same uncaring way, nor toss it in my grocery cart like a sack of sugar after my very interesting visit to Pasta Rigo with Monica and Marisa.  Who knew how much effort actually went […]