French Apple Tart – Easy and Delicious

French Apple Tart.
For the Pastry:
10 Tbsp All Purpose Flour (Sifted)
5 Tbsp Caster Sugar (Super Fine Sugar)
3/4 Stick of Butter
1 Egg
For the Filling
2 Lb Granny Smith Apples
2 oz Butter
2 Tbsp Water
4 Tbsp Apricot Jam
2 oz Caster Sugar
Grated rind of half a lemon
1/2 LB of Fuji or any good eating apple.

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Just north of Rome, heading northeast towards the Adriatic Sea, skirting the region of Umbria, lies the town of Amatrice recently leveled by the horrific earthquake that hit this area of Italy only a few weeks ago. Not many may know that this same town has given its name to one of the most iconic Roman pasta dishes, Spaghetti alla Matriciana (In the style of Amatrice).

Alimento Radiatori

ALIMENTO L.A. – Modest, Flavorful, Wonderful

Alimento, a Positive Trend in Italian L.A. Restaurant
The flavors, colors and attitude of Italian food are changing in Los Angeles – a trend, I am happy to see, that is starting to simmer up from years of Veal Piccata, Spaghetti Bolognese, bad Risotto and the remaining plethora of Italian staple foods that has been served in almost every Italian eatery in the city for years and years.