Cassava and Rice Flour Gnocchis with Wild Garlic Pesto/ Gnocchi alla Manioca e farina di riso con pesto di aglio orsino

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Cassava, this – to me – quite unknown vegetable. A root that for several years I only watched from a distance, intimidated by its seemingly thick and hard rind. Let’s say that because of a purely aesthetic matter and my own ignorance about its use in cooking our paths have never really crossed if not for my rapid and puzzled looks to it, before reaching the shelf to get my beloved avocados. Well, I’m not ashamed to say that I was wrong, and how was I wrong!

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My tomato sauce / La mia salsa di pomodoro

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This year has brought many changes into my life. I decided to quit my job, came back where I grew up and many other things. One of those many other things is my urge for more earthly, concrete things. So came the decision to help Dad plant and sow his vegetable garden. Continue reading / Continua a leggere…