Author: jordi

  • Nonna’s gnocchi

    Nonna’s gnocchi

    Here’s another one of my Nonna’s great recipes. These simple pasta pillows consist mainly of potato and are all you’ll ever need on a cold and rainy day. I’d seen these done by my grandmother time and time again but had never attempted the recipe myself. After phoning my Nonna, the best I was able…

  • Nonna’s pasta sauce

    Nonna’s pasta sauce

    For my first FOC post, I thought it would be appropriate to share a staple of the Orsini family.  For years, our entire family would gather for a simple Sunday dinner at Nonna’s.  The dinner consisted of pasta with tomato sauce, meat, salad and home brew wine.  Here’s my favorite adaptation of this versatile sauce.…