“Mangia con noi” (“Eat with us”), Chiarina urged. “Today, lunch will be simple as it’s too hot to cook,” she added as she sautéed gently their sausage in their olive oil. (Husband Marino, “retired” farmer still slaughters a pig each winter).
As fettuccine boiled in a pot nearby, sliced mushrooms joined the sausage in a light simmer:
When time to drain the pasta, Chiarina used a pasta server to add it to the sausage/mushroom mixture:
…..and then, a swirling gentle mix of the fettuccine with the sausage and mushrooms:
…..and of course, a touch of their olive oil before serving:
Buonissimo, that simple pasta:
It’s always a feast with Chiarina.
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