Ragù di Seppia

I’ve been practicing my Italian, with GC’s help. I found the following recipe for maltagliati al ragù di seppia online. I didn’t have time to prepare the pasta from scratch, so I used pappardelle that I had in the pantry. The sauce came out very well.

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Smoked Salmon Salad with Edible Flowers

I recently learned about Ecopia Farms, a farm in Campbell, CA that grows and delivers artisan lettuces, petite herbs and microgreens, edible flowers and other speciality items. This evening, I used their flowers to accent a smoked salmon salad. I simply topped the salmon slices with arugula, drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, sprinkled with Maldon sea salt, and garnished with flowers.