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  • Tortellini with Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce

    Tortellini with Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce

    Tortellini with Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce Tortellini with Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce

    I’ve been gone for so long (almost 2 months!) I feel like I should reintroduce myself.
    Hi, I’m Elsa and welcome to my blog; today I thought I’d share with you this almost no-recipe recipe for tortellini with peas and pesto cream sauce.
    I started working on this post towards … Continue Reading...

  • Spaghetti with Meatless Balls

    Spaghetti with Meatless Balls

    Spaghetti with Meatless Balls

    A few weekends ago, we found an old bag of black-eyed peas wedged behind giant canisters of semolina flour and coarse ground-polenta. I promptly remembered these falafels-type patties we made once, baked and cooked in a rich tomato sauce tossed with pasta. I’ve wanted to make it again for a … Continue Reading...

  • Chickpea and Pasta Soup

    Chickpea and Pasta Soup

    Chickpea and Pasta Soup

    We’re in the midst of a cold snap. It snowed yesterday, our first in over two years! I watched big fat snowflakes fall from the sky like confetti; I’d forgotten how exciting that felt.
    Even my mom was impressed (and nothing impresses that woman!), she looked on pleasingly, training her … Continue Reading...

  • Pasta with Roasted Spring Vegetables

    Pasta with Roasted Spring Vegetables

    Pasta with Roasted Spring Vegetables

    I used to know a woman from North Africa, who whenever I asked about her weekend, used to say, “Child, I have henna on my hands and halwa at home, I can’t complain”, then would launch into tales of a joyous wedding or celebration she attended.
    I found myself … Continue Reading...