Classic carbonara has egg yolk, Pecorino Romano, guanciale, black pepper, pasta and maybe some pasta water, that's it. But, it seems like sometimes you end up with scrambled eggs and pasta. This method virtually eliminates that possibility.
This recipe also is not classic in that it uses...
Well we forgot to make the prosciutto wrapped asparagus "rafts" to go with one of our meals, so needed to use them in another meal and this is it.
1/2 cup diced prosciutto (about 3 1/2 ounces)
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1/2 cup dry white wine...
thin slices of prosciutto
Cut an "X" in the top of each fig, but do not cut all the way to the bottom. Wrap the prosciutto around the fig (you can use a toothpick to secure if you must, but try to get it to stay together without one), leaving the upper half...
fresh asparagus spears
fresh-grated lemon zest
Steam asparagus spears. With a slice of prosciutto flat on your work surface, lightly sprinkle grated cheese and/or grated lemon rind. Starting at one end of the prosciutto, place...
Another savoury melon recipe. I always forget how delicious (and low calorie) hearts of palm are. Here, I can buy them easily in tins and they are brilliant in salad. Anyway, I found a tin on the cupboard and got inspired. Here is the result:
Photographed today in natural light