Recipes and Stories

5 September 2016 Wasting Not and Staying Balanced

September 5, 2016

Tags: Pasta with Sausage and Tomatoes, Classic Italian Cooking, Amatrice, Norcia, Lazio, Marche, Umbria

Fusilli (also called Rotini) with Sausage and Tomatoes
Recipe testing and food styling for my books and newspaper stories almost always leave some interesting leftovers and scraps behind. After finishing a story featuring some of the celebrated pasta dishes from earthquake-devastated Lazio, Marche, and Umbria, there was half a pound of mild Italian sausage, about one-and-a-half cups of tomato puree from a large can of tomatoes, and barely 2 ounces of pecorino romano cheese in the refrigerator. (more…)