Viva la Pappa al Pomodoro!

Pappa al Pomodoro is a seriously hearty (you can eat it with a fork) and flavorful Tuscan soup, made with tomatoes and bread.  This soup has all  the characteristics of Tuscan cooking: simple and genuine.   This quintessential Florentine dish stands as testament…

Passato di Broccoli – Puree of Broccoli Soup

There is nothing tastier, healthier, easier to make and more comforting than this soup in the cold winter months.  You can “adorn” it with all kind of toppings.  My favorite: crumbled goat cheese and a drizzle of  pungent olive oil.  What I’ve…

Minestrone di Riso

Use this great minestrone recipe as your base; then add your own creativity and favorite ingredients to make the perfect soup for your family and friends!   In Italy this soup is a comfort staple! The flavors and ingredients seem to morph…