Pizza in Japan!

It’s been awhile since I have posted. I am motivated now, and have some exciting things for you!  We’ll be firing up the pizza oven today – can you believe we can’t find firewood in Okinawa? Not that anyone wants to build a fire when it’s 117 with the heat index – but, come on!…

Cooking with Val

This summer was full of change, challenges and more importantly, blessings in abundance.  Our daughter graduated from college, our son was an ROTC Field Training selectee, we drove through 4 states (love Arches Nat’l Park in Utah!) to our 11th assignment, we spent some amazing quality time together and with friends and family. We made…

A Mouthful of Summer

“Everything in moderation…including moderation.” ~ Julia Child The most requested recipe?  Fruit Pizza!!  Aside from my pizza dough, this tasty gem of a dessert has even the biggest skeptic (what? fruit pizza?) asking for more and eventually asking for the recipe.  For my “gluten-free” friends, using a combination of gluten-free and coconut flours and coconut…

Tiramisu

  “It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.” ~ Julia Child   If this is your first visit to my blog, come along while I take you on a little taste of Italy (for my few faithful followers, come along ~ perhaps you’ll be inspired)!…

Food from Friends… The Marriage of Poland and Italy

I am so excited and honored to be sharing this post today!  I know what you’re thinking… “Poland and Italy?  Is she crazy?”   Mr and Mrs D ~ second family to my husband after he immigrated with his family and moved to Ohio, are amazing.  Mr D is the typical hard-working, generous and kind-hearted…

pizza ~

in a recent post, i showed the bountiful harvest of our pizza oven, and failed to provide my pizza dough recipe ~ i am human after all! Mrs. Christine Da Bramo, this one’s for you ~  ps ~ we’re doing well and excited about being able to have our family and FRIENDS visit (hint, hint)…

Pizza for … three?

Ok ~ as most of you who have ever been to a Lombardo Pizza Party know, there are a lot of choices to be made: pizzeria lombardo traditional wood-fired pizza pizza margherita tomato sauce, mozzarella & basil pizza del pastore olive oil, mozzarella, zucchini & goat cheese dama bianca olive oil , mozzarella & oregano…