Orecchiette With Andouille Sausage & Pesto Chipotle Sauce

Orecchiette is a pasta typical of the Apulia region of Southern Italy. The pronunciation of Orecchiette is : ohr-ay-KYEHT-ee. The shape of the pasta is what gives it, its name, as it resembles a small ear. In Italian, the word “orecchio” means “ear”, and the suffix ‘etto’ means ‘small’. What’s Andouille Sausage As for the andouille sausage, […]

Oven Roasted Gnocchi With Sausage & Peppers

The first known use of gnocchi was in 1891. Gnocchi is an Italian dumpling. With simple ingredients, like potato flour, water, and eggs. This dish originates from the Northern part of Italy. Due to the colder Northern Italian climate, potatoes are easier to grow than wheat grain. Culinary Inventors of the Dumpling The Chinese are […]

Hawaiian Style Pineapple & Spicy Mango Chicken Sausage

Several culinary cultures have had an influence on the Hawaiian Islands. It started with the Polynesian’s migration to the islands around 400 A.D. The Polynesian cuisine offers a wide variety of specialities, mostly based on seafood and exotic fruit. But the food culture took a dramatic turn around the mid-19th century. Culinary Influence On Hawaii […]

Instant Pot Gluten-Free Feta Pasta

A deliciously yummy gluten-free pasta dish that is easy to make, and uses only a handful of ingredients, and comes together in under 40 minutes. It’s loaded with Mediterranean flavor and is the perfect pasta comfort meal that includes delicious Greek feta cheese, garlic infused olive oil, crushed red pepper flakes and colorful cherry tomatoes. […]

Chorizo Potato Tacos

The contribution of the taco to the culinary world starts with Mexico and the Aztec corn fields. Though the Aztecs did not enjoy tacos as we know them today, they did though, invent the corn tortilla. The Tacos Origin The taco as we know it today likely came from the Mexican men who mined silver […]