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A Roman Holiday & Asparagus in Sunshine

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Out and about on my own version of a Roman Holiday this week…soaking up the sights, sounds, flavors..will be posting more shortly..my visit today to Il Palazetto and Hotel Hassler was ….more than a visit.. it was an experience ..but more on that next week. In the meantime..here is a recipe to bring a little sunshine to your kitchen..it is also gluten free, but is declicious enough for anyone-whether or not you must eat gluten free

 

Asparagus in Sunshine (Asparagi in Giallo)

1 lb of asparagus tips steamed

1 large egg

1 tablespoon parmigiana-reggiano grated

1 tsp of saffron

1 tblsp extra virgin olive oil

Mix the egg with grated parmigiana cheese and saffron. Place olive oil in a sautepan, add in asparagus tips, when they are hot add in egg mixture. Mix rapidly and when eggs are cooked remove from heat. Serve hot.

 For more great recipes get your copy of the Award winning book The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions-2nd edition

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