The photographer: Steve Caple of Sacramento
The dish: We bought a package of rainbow-colored bean-shaped pasta in Pienza, Italy, called fagiolini arcobaleno (the black ones were colored with squid ink) one September. The next summer I cooked them up with a quick simple sauce. Olive oil, garlic, white wine, fresh-picked tomatoes coarsely chopped, Italian parsley and. for the last few minutes. fresh picked basil and a few shrimp we had on hand. Bright colors, bright taste, great with a glass of sauvignon blanc – one of the joys of a Sacramento garden.
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