Category Archives: Rocco Verrigni

Roots Action 2015 – Fermentation in Action

Presenters: Kevin Farley, co-owner of the Cultured Pickle Shop in Berkeley, CA and Chef Edward Lee, chef/owner of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, KY and author of Smoke and Pickles: Recipes and Stories from a New Southern Kitchen.
The following is an addendum to […]



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Roots Action 2015 – Connections Between Seaweed and Health

From Ocean to Plate: Seaweed’s Potential to Change the World
Author of Irish Seaweed Kitchen, the ultimate bible for cooking with sea vegetables, Dr. Prannie Rhatigan is a medical doctor with a lifetime experience of harvesting, cooking and gardening organically with sea vegetables. […]



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Roots Action 2015

After returning home from attending the third annual Chef’s Garden Roots Conference, I feel akin to Moses coming down from the mountain after having received the tablets. The mountain being the Culinary Vegetable Institute in Milan, OH ( My-lin), and […]



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Dinner with The Doc & The Rock

        

Join us for a Private Fundraising Dinner & Screening

THE LAST CROP
A new film-in-progress by Chuck Schultz and David A. Ranghelli

Date and Time: September 10th     6:30-11PM
Location:  175 Fuller Road Queensbury, N.Y. 12804                            
Watch the trailer:

The Last Crop new 3 […]



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Taste of the Week – January 24th-30th: Rocky’s Lasagna

Sometimes I think it is a lot easier for non Italian-Americans to appreciate lasagna. For Italian-Americans lasagna is very, very personal, perhaps more so than for any other Italian-American dish. While I can like a lasagna other than […]



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Ramblings in Italy – Looking Back

Ramblings in
Italy

Looking Back
Ringraziarla
a tutto
Thanks to Everyone 
by Rocco Verrigni

After a trip with so many highpoints,
it’s difficult to begin to thank those who made it such a wonderful
and productive trip. But try I must. Everywhere I went I was greeted
with enthusiasm, […]



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Ramblings in Italy – Region of Parma

Ramblings in
Italy – Region of Parma

June 15, 2009

Visit to Antica
Corte Pallavicina and Dinner at Al Cavallino Bianco
 by Rocco Verrigni

 Culatelli
On the banks of the Po River
in the region of Parma, in Polesine Parmense, lies Antica Corte Pallavicina
Relais, a restored 14th century […]



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Ramblings in Italy – Puglia – A Day with Peppe

June 22, 2009A Day with PeppeWhat Could be Better?by Rocco Verrigni

It’s not often one gets the chance to spent an entire day with a celebrated chef, teacher, entrepreneur, and newly-made friend and colleague. I had that chance today. The […]



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Ramblings in Italy – Alla Caseificio and Salumificio in Puglia

June 23, 2009Alla Caseificio and Salumificioby Rocco Verrigni

I arose early and was picked up by Baggio, a employee of Peppe’s, who drove me a few kilometers away to spend the morning at Cooperativa Agricola Caseificio and Salumificio Allevatori Orsara, […]



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Ramblings in Italy – Abruzzo – The Last Supper

June 18, 2009Last Supper and Arrivaderci to Luigi and Graziaby Rocco Verrigni
My day of just walking around Roseto and sitting at the beach for awhile was punctuated with lunch and dinner with my adopted family. There was the standard […]



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