Spaghetti with Anchovy Carbonara | Chris Cosentino adds briny flavor to his pasta with cured tuna heart. He shaves it on right before serving. This recipe calls for anchovies, rather than the tuna heart Cosentino uses. Egg yolks form a silky sauce.
ato and the pot is an earthenware tegame. In Paula Wolfert's adaptation of a specialty she enjoyed many years ago at the Ristorante Circolo Uliveto, in the Sicilian town of Trecastagni, she substitutes an easier-to-find cazuela for the tegame. She uses it to cook coarsely chopped broccoli rabe (ideally the young, leafy kind) with grated pecorino cheese, briny olives and meaty anchovies, then folds the mixture into boiled pasta and bakes it.
Baked Asparagus Cannelloni: Impressive but easy-to-make spring entreé. Mild asparagus wrapped in salty prosciutto and lasagna sheets with creamy and silky béchamel sauce and crispy Parmesan crust. Guilty pleasure for the special occasion!