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Pepper and Pancetta Toriglioni | From Italy to Iran: Con Amore! (Viva Italia!)

I have to reblog this, it was such a wonderful night and I didn’t blog about and I am so thrilled that Azita did. I LOVE Francesca and Stefano and everyone that was there and I wanted to share this great pasta recipe with you from Francesca (Floras Table)….

Fig & Quince

Tortiglioni Pancetta closeup of Pasta Pepper Italian food on beautiful floral pattern china Check out the gorgeous china! I covet these, Francesca! I covet!

Hi all! This glorious pepper and pancetta toriglioni pasta concoction is a yummy guest post by my treasured Italian friends Francesca (who wrote the recipe and the story) and Stefano (who did the photography.)

Many of you fellow bloggers already know and are fans of this talented Italian power couple, but for those of you not in the know, borrow two feet in addition to your own two feet (rough translation of a Persian saying, ha ha) and run and check out their food (authentic Italian cuisine & riveting storytelling), wine (reviews and inspired pairings – Stefano is a certified sommelier) and photography (outstanding nature and wildlife shots) blogs. I was already entirely “in like” with Francesca and Stefano as bloggers (I just really dig their vibe, you know, Italians and Iranians do share many cultural sensibilities believe it…

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  1. Delicious!

    July 21, 2014
    • Francesca is such a great cook I know it’s delicious.

      July 21, 2014
      • Yes, the recipe is swoon worthy and I absolutely love the dinnerware! I have a slight obsession for both.

        July 21, 2014
  2. Liz #

    thanks for sharing–amazing! And the pasta looks pretty good, too 😉

    July 21, 2014
    • Francesca is such a fabulous coolk, I know it’s amazing. Thanks Liz.

      July 21, 2014
  3. How lovely that you all got to meet up. I am a big fan Flora’s Table.

    July 21, 2014
    • It was a great night and it looked like we had known each other for years! You were totally missed at that table, dear B.!

      July 21, 2014
    • I love Francesca and Stefano’s blog, they are the nicest people ever. Thanks so much.

      July 21, 2014
  4. Looks tasty!

    July 21, 2014
  5. Looks yum yum…

    July 21, 2014
  6. Hi wonderful that you all found each, looks like a great time, lovely recipe!

    July 21, 2014
  7. Thank you Suzanne! You are way too nice and you know that an act of kindness without asking me anything in return leaves me speechless and amazes me every time!

    July 21, 2014
    • Francesca, you and Stefano and the Princess and Pup are the best, love you all!

      July 21, 2014
  8. My stomach just started growling! Seriously! I’ve got to make this – it looks fantastic!!

    July 21, 2014
  9. It seems like a lovely warm memory to keep tucked away — not to mention delicious! 🙂

    July 21, 2014
    • It was such a lovely evening, Had a great time and everyone was so welcoming. So nice to meet some of the people in person you only know online. Thank you Teagan, maybe one cay we will meet.

      July 21, 2014
  10. shashi @ http://runninsrilankan.com #

    Suzanne what a fun gathering this was! I agree with your friend Francesca’s comment – I haven’t met you in person yet – but you are one incredibly kind, stouthearted person!

    July 21, 2014
    • Thank you so much, it was as if we had known each other a long time, there was no ackward introductions. What a fun evening with great company, incredible food and wine,

      July 21, 2014
  11. Fig & Quince #

    So glad you re-blogged this Suzanne! The praise of Flora’s Table tortiglione pasta and Francesca herself and the memory of that awesome night must be preserved spread wide and far! And all I can say is, we need to have another dinner! Tanti bacci to a few of my favorite Italians (I mean you and Francesca & Stefano)

    July 21, 2014
    • Absolutely agree and so glad you posted that. It brings back great memories of a wonderful night and equally wonderful people. Thank you.

      July 22, 2014
  12. Yum! Pancetta is such a great addition to any pasta!

    July 22, 2014
  13. Thanks for posting this Suzanne– the dish is beautiful and it sounds like an amazing time together. loved it!

    July 22, 2014
    • Thank you Rhonda for always posting such a kind comment. I really appreciate it.

      July 22, 2014
  14. Yumm!! What a fabulous pasta.. love the addition of pancetta in it.. 🙂

    July 22, 2014
  15. Gosh, that looks so rich and creamy! Thank you for sharing her blog, it looks so amazing and so full of such amazing writing and info!

    July 22, 2014
  16. Looks delicious I am sure it would have tastes yummy

    July 22, 2014
  17. Oh goodness, I just had dinner and now I’m hungry again!

    July 22, 2014
  18. I am so hungry now, this toriglioni looks amazing 😀

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

    July 23, 2014
  19. So fun to see this reblogged here Suzanne, I loved this post so much! Ah, you guys feel like old friends to me. I really wish I lived close enough for the next dinner party to be at my house…. Don’t suppose you and the pugs feel like moving to Australia?! Hugs xx

    July 23, 2014
    • I would love to move to Australia, don’t get me wrong Brooklyn is great but Australia and New Zealand are places I have always wanted to see. They are so beautiful. Would love to come over for dinner.

      July 23, 2014

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