I still have too much food in the fridge. On top of it I bought 500 grams of fresh porcini yesterday. My first plan was to prepare the porcini on bruschette, but this morning, without any other input, I decide that pici cacio e pepe with porcini and a crumble of bread, pecorino and fresh … More Would it be a sin to combine porcini with pici cacio e pepe?
Gerda and Herman arrive tonight, after a long direct drive from Belgium. My ingredients for a quick and healthy pasta are waiting for their arrival. Boil 500 grams of fresh pasta (pici of course) together with 1 kilo of fresh green asparagus and 250 grams of frozen peas in salted water until al dente. Chop … More A healthy pasta for friends arriving late.
During the Palio period especially, pici is surely more than often on the menu. The thick, usually handmade spaghetti, is a traditional dish in Siena and environment. Mostly pici is served with ragù, and more specific, ragù of wild boar. Let’s go for a vegetarian version! For 3-4p cook 300 grams of freshly made pici … More Special days for Siena, special honour to ‘pici’
Pici cacio e pepe , a typical dish from Tuscany