Pasta · Quick Meals · Sem categoria

Real Food for Kids 2017 Expo & Julia’s pasta with grated tomato sauce

This past Saturday, Real Food for Kids – a local non-profit that advocates for healthy foods in public schools – held its 5th Culinary Challenge & Wellness Expo at a local public school. It was a super fun and educational (and tasty!) event, plus I got to hang out most of my day with a great neighbor. Fourteen teams of middle and high school kids… Continue reading Real Food for Kids 2017 Expo & Julia’s pasta with grated tomato sauce

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Dinner · Pasta

ragù bolognese – one that pleases every family member, even a sick child

I would not have thought of posting a bolognese sauce on this blog if it was not for my 6 year old daughter, who had just been worn down by a high fever for 2 days, getting up from the dinner table just to tell me in the living room (where I was hiding with my feet up for 5… Continue reading ragù bolognese – one that pleases every family member, even a sick child

Pasta · Quick Meals

rigatoni and the last tomatoes

It is 29℃ in Alexandria right now (or 84℉ to locals). I know, since I’ve been living here for almost 10 years, you may think that I should be using Fahrenheit by now. But when I was an exchange student in Michigan a billion years ago, there was already talk about adopting the metric system. So I’ll keep on waiting.  This heat… Continue reading rigatoni and the last tomatoes