A FLAVOUR EXTRAVAGANZA


Like all great experiences, food has always been a way to discover something new, to enjoy something unexpected and wonderful.

Over the years, Chef Ricci has translated some of his greatest experiences into the dishes he creates — from simple comfort food to the radical, the surprising and the unique.

Here are some of those dishes. We hope you share the same level of joy in creating them that he did in experiencing them.

Pasta Carbonara

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Pasta Carbonara – This dish from Rome has so many versions, yet we all think that our own is the best. Carbonara has a variety of origin stories but its first published appearance was in an English language cookbook 'Italian…

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Bucatini all’Amatriciana – This is a favourite of mine from the Lazio area of Italy where my dad was born. It is simple and so tasty! You can substitute the guanciale with a very good smoked bacon – but not…

Fall Risotto of Pumpkin

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Fall Risotto of Pumpkin – Perfect for a cold night, easy and done in 45 minutes. Just be careful using store-bought chicken broth as it can have a lot of salt and this dish will get salt as well from…

The Mafia Muffin

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mafia Muffin – I got this from Alma, a great friend and mentor. Alma pushed me to cook and our love for cooking was amazing and something I dearly miss. I still make these bad boys at Bistro 7501 for…