Pasta Alla Norma (A Variation)

Since we’re on the topic of eggplant these days, I’m hoping that by now, you’ve conquered your fears and realize that it’s an easy and delicious vegetable to cook.  So let me introduce to you “Pasta Alla Norma.”  Pasta Alla Norma is a traditional dish in Sicilian cuisine.  When I first was introduced to this … Continue reading

Lentil Soup / Lentils and Macaroni

Oh dear, I am 23 days late with this “good luck” dish.  I am hoping that “better late than never” will apply here.  You see, lentils on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day (my family has always been loose with some traditions so we usually give ourselves a day or two to carry out … Continue reading