Saturday, April 23, 2011


This my new recipe in both Italian and English.  It is yummy. I hope you enjoy it. English version below the italian.

Questa mia nuova ricetta in italiano e in inglese. E 'yummy. Spero che vi piaccia. 
da Chef KZ
•   Penne o Rigatoni (una scatola)
•    Mezzo petto di Pollo
•    Panna—120 ml (o più)
•    Limone (succo)
•    Pepe e sale
•    2 Salsiccie
•    Peperoncino
•    Aglio
•    Bacon  (non pancetta)
•    Parmigiano

1.    Fare marinare il pollo in un pó d’olio d’oliva, limone, sale e pepe per 45 minuti.

2.    Una volta che il pollo viene marinato, mettere sulla griglia bella calda.

3.    Tagliare il pollo grigliato a cubetti

4.    Cuocere il bacon fin a quando e’ croccante poi sbriciolarlo

5.    Spellare la salsiccia e sgranarla, buttare in padella a calore medio

6.    Aggiungere il peperoncino , l’olio, l’aglio e far cuocere per 3-5 minuti

7.    Nel frattempo fare cuocere la pasta in abbondante acqua calda e salata

8.    Aggiungere il pollo a cubetti e la panna e mescolare gli ingredienti facendo cuocere per altri 1-2 minuti.

9.    Scolare la pasta e aggiungere alla salsa

10.    Aggiungere e mescolare un po’ di parmigiano

11.    Sbriciolare il bacon e metterlo su ogni piatto prima di servire in tavola.


By Chef KZ

Penne or Rigatoni (a box)
Half a chicken breast
Cream-1/2 cup (or more)
Lemon (juice)    
Pepper and Salt
2 Sausages
Crushed Red Pepper

1. Marinate the chicken in a little olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper for 45 minutes.

2. Once the chicken is marinated, place on hot grill.

3. Cut grilled chicken into small cubes

4. Cook the bacon until crispy then crumble

5. Peel and break sausage, throw in a skillet and cook over medium heat

6. Add the crushed red pepper, oil, garlic and cook for 3-5 minutes

7. Meanwhile, cook pasta in plenty of hot water and salt

8. Add the diced chicken and cream and mix the ingredients and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

9. Drain the pasta and add to sauce

10. Shred and mix in parmesan

11. Crumble the bacon and place on each serving.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Spring break

For spring break this year I went up to Monterrey for a couple of days. It was really nice there, except for a day with rain and wind. We were originally going to leave on Monday, but we didn't want to have to go through an eight hour drive all in one day; so we left on Sunday instead. On our way, we stopped in LA for one night. When we got to Monterrey, we checked in, unpacked, and went out to go see the Wharf and what there was to do. When we got there, we went to go into one of the buildings, but it was closed because of budget cuts. We went a little bit farther to go into a different building but it was only open on the weekend. So all the interesting stuff was closed. We went down to some of the shops there and looked around a little bit, but there was not much there. We heard some sea lions so we went over to watch them. They were funny and cute to watch. Later we had dinner at a sea food place.

The next day, we went to the aquarium and saw otters, some fish, jellys, and some really cool sea horses.

 Sea otter

The next day we went to Carmel and had dinner with some friends. Then the day after that, we started the drive home but stopped in Santa Barbara for a day and went around there for a while looking at stuff. Then we finally got home the next day.

KZ in TOSCANA (or KC in So. Cal.)


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