How many kids do you know that pack food ingredients when they come for a summertime visit to their grandparents home? Along with her clothes, personal belongings and a summer reading book, Shaela brought bow tie pasta, fresh Mozzarella and a list of other ingredients she would need from my garden and the market. Caprese Pasta Salad was a hit when she made it for her family back home and she was so excited to make a special dinner for her PopPop and I.
You may be thinking Pasta Pesto and Peas sounds Italian. And you’d be right. Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa, the capital city of Liguria, Italy. The ancient Romans used to eat a similar paste called moretum, which was made by crushing garlic, salt, cheese, herbs, olive oil and vinegar together.Continue Reading