VDP: Penne with Cauliflower and Pesto-Ricotta Sauce

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 Having a bounty of basil in the backyard gives me more of an excuse to eat pesto. I love the stuff on almost anything. Here as a pasta sauce for cauliflower. I was hoping to make some fresh pasta for this dish, but on a Tuesday in a busy week, IContinue reading “VDP: Penne with Cauliflower and Pesto-Ricotta Sauce”

VDP: Summer Risotto with Pesto and Ricotta

Saturday, July 26, 2008 This is the first risotto I made without using chicken stock. Instead if the customary butter in there I also used olive oil. The result was quiet good, but I did miss the goodness of a rich stock in there. Instead, I used some fresh vegetable stock to cook the risotto.Continue reading “VDP: Summer Risotto with Pesto and Ricotta”