Tag Archives: fava beans

Leek and fava soup to die for; excellent BLTs – 10 October 2011

Wow, this was the best dinner we’ve had in ages, and it was “just” soup and a sandwich. I got home and found D there already, carrying a bottle of wine up from the cellar. There was a fabulous-smelling leek … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with white mushrooms, favas, and hard sausage; salad with arugula and a gift of cherry tomatoes – 19 August 2011

I asked D to make something where the multicolored cherry tomatoes from my friend J’s parents’ garden would stand out. He was considering cooking them (very lightly ) in a pasta, but decided on a salad instead. They were wonderful! … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover brined pork chop, fava beans, and mushrooms – 2 June 2011

D found the leftover pork chops from two days ago in the fridge, and decided to make a pasta out of them. He cut them into about 3/4″ pieces and sauteed them in oil. Along with these, he cooked some … Continue reading

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Dinner for seven at Riva Cucina – 1 June 2011

Our friends N&M are visiting from Albuquerque, and their younger generation M&S are also in town, so they, D&I, and our younger generation R, all went to dinner at Riva Cucina. N&M suggested this, b/c they had some very old … Continue reading

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D’s signature pasta; salad with favas and garden lettuce – 7 May 2011

I instantly recognized the smell of this delicious pasta cooking. D invented it, and it’s sort of a signature of his. Mushrooms, pine nuts and parsley cooked in olive oil and tossed with spaghetti, topped with shaved pecorino Romano. Great, … Continue reading

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Leftover eggplant curry; Thai jasmine rice; fava beans – 5 May 2011

D made this curry with eggplant a couple of days ago, and I thought I would have it for lunch for a few days to finish the leftovers. I then realized that I was being fed for three days in … Continue reading

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Pizza at Pizzeria Delfina; deep fried young favas – 1 May 2011

For our anniversary, D suggested we run into the city for pizza at Delfina. We’d had an outstanding Margherita there for lunch in January. We actually went to the other Pizzeria Delfina this time. The one we went to before … Continue reading

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