IL SALONE DEL GUSTO was exhausting today; no energy for a night out — and besides, there were plenty of things to choose from to make a satisfactory dinner at home.
We've always been partial to Sardegna, so we bought a package of culurgionis, soft gnocchi-like ovals made of flour, oil, and salt, filled with potatu purée flavored with Pecorino, oil, and mint. On it, as you see, a nice prepared tomato passata di pomodoro, nothing but tomatoes, basil, and salt.
Well, you need vegetables too, so I sprinkled this arugula with oil, lemon juice, and salt. An apple followed…
Grillo, Ippolito (Sicily), 2013: crisp, light, rather complex