Lesson: Pour a crisp soave when serving a recipe with artichokes.
Recipe: Grilled Fish with Artichoke Caponata
Lesson: Seek out freshly made ricotta for its milky taste and creamy texture.
Recipe: Crunchy Vegetable Salad with Ricotta Crostini
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Lesson: After the main ingredient, salt and acid (citrus, vinegar, wine) are key.
Recipe: Angel Hair Pasta with Squid, Mussels and Zucchini