Category Primi Piatti

Carrot Puree Soup Recipe

Hello Everyone! Winter is not over yet. Warm up with this delicious carrot puree soup recipe! Goes perfectly with a side of toast or focaccia. Watch me make this carrot puree soup below or scroll down for the written recipe.


  • 2 lbs. carrot, chopped
  • 1 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 1 large¬†potato, chopped
  • 1 oz of fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 7 cups of chicken broth
  • salt, to taste
  • 5 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Oh Yeah Baby (hot pepper), optional

Start off by heating up olive oil in a deep frying pan and then frying the onions and garlic for about 2 minutes. Next add the carrots, potatoes, ginger and thyme to the pan and mix all together for about 5 minutes...

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Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I have a simple pasta e fagioli recipe to share with you all. I cooked and ate this many times back in Orsara growing up and it is still a dish I love to enjoy with my family. Keep reading for the written recipe or watch the video below as I prepare this recipe.


For the beans/fagioli:

  • 1 pound dried white beans, such as navy or cannellini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 5 cups water

For the pasta:

  • 1.5 lbs mixed pasta – assorted small shapes (gemelli, mini penne, small shells, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 lbs. plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • oh yeah baby, optional (hot pepper)
  • Salt, to taste

For the beans: Rinse the beans thoroughly with cold water...

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