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Tagliatelle alla bolognese at Giacomo’s The diversification of Italian cuisine as it gained popularity and spread throughout the world after World War II is well-documented. For example, “Italian-American” cuisine is best represented by the iconic “Spaghetti and meatballs” which, although … Continue reading
Rega brand DOP San Marzano Tomatoes In the food-mad country of Italy there are several ingredients that are venerated above all others. Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma ham, and Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena vinegar are just a few that … Continue reading
Pizza Margherita at Di Matteo in Naples, Italy My waiter, a young man in his twenties wearing a dirty apron that sheathed a prodigious belly usually seen on men some twenty years older, was the model of indifference. He spoke … Continue reading
Photos from a November 2010 day trip to Naples, Italy. A write-up about the trip is here: The Truth About Neapolitan-style Pizza. Click on individual photos to see a larger version. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625680664202″]
Traditional spaghetti all’amatriciana at La Conca in Amatrice, Italy The Via Salaria — the Salt Road — was one of the earliest roads built by ancient Rome to lash together its far-flung empire. The actual path of the road predated … Continue reading