Tag Archives: Artichoke

October 17

Recipes from my year in Rome

About 10 years ago I moved to Rome for a year.  While there, I took a cooking lesson with a lovely young woman whose name I can’t for the life of me remember.  She was fantastic, fun, and 8 months pregnant.  She would pick me up in her Vespa and we would ride to the […]

Carciofi in Padella Sauteed Artichokes

Carciofi in Padella Sauteed Artichokes (4 servings) Ingredients and kitchen equipment 4-5 medium, fresh artichokes 1 lemon 1/3 small clove of garlic, turned into a paste with a pinch of salt 4 Tbs. best-quality olive oil 1 Tbs. minced fresh Italian parsley 1 Tbs.  minced fresh mentuccia romana (wild mint) freshly ground black pepper to […]