Mary Ann tracks down the tallest pasta youve ever seen to prepare an authentic recipe from the region of Basilicata; Eggplant with Candle Pasta. An aromatic combination of garlic, onion: anchovies accents the sautéed eggplant that when combined with the Candele pasta is a triumph. Whats a great second act? How about Peppers and Potatoes, made with spicy, dried Senise peppers.
Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, celebrates her 23nd season by traveling throughout Liguria and Lombardia, Italy, and also the United States in search of authentic regional Italian recipes that are easy to prepare and delicious to eat.