Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Hi there, are you still having a food coma from the Thanksgiving feast?    I think some of my Thanksgiving feast items are still in my stomach, but skipping meals is a big NO NO, so let’s cook something light!   When I went to an Italian restaurant with my college friends, we usually had…

Pepperoni Pizza

Happy National Pepperoni Pizza Day!  Did you know, today is the day to appreciate the classical, everyone’s favorite pepperoni pizza!!   Pepperoni pizza is my husband’s favorite food. A whole pizza is good enough for our single meal to share, but because he loves them so much, we now share it like ⅓ or sometimes…

Italian Sandwich

Happy National Salami Day! Did you know, today 9/7 is the day to enjoy salami! (For those who are strictly on vegetarian diet, celebrate it with beer, today is also National Beer Lovers Day!) My dinner buddy loves Italian food, so our first date was going to a museums, followed by dinner at an Italian…

Greedy Pasta

If you really have to choose one, which one do you choose: Tomato sauce pasta or cream sauce pasta?  I know, it’s so hard to choose, and I’m aware that I just dropped a bomb to take you to the huge debate. So now, let’s just compromise the idea and go back to the beautiful…

Caprese Sandwich

Happy National Best friend Day! Did you know, today’s the day to appreciate the people who are always on your side to help you and share happiness and sometimes sad to step ahead outside of your family: Best Friend!  As we move a lot, it’s difficult to keep in touch with my friends no matter…

Lacto-OVO version Spaghetti Carbonara

Happy National Carbonara Day! Did you know, today 4/6 is the day to enjoy the popular Italian pasta dish: Carbonara! Some burden to be on a vegetarian diet: some dishes can’t be exactly traditional.  As I am trying to be a vegetarian, I stopped eating meat and feeling no problem having a fridge without any…