August 28, 2008
Pasta, pesto, parmagiana, Parmesan - all great Italian cooking ingredients. And all beginning with ‘p’. Which is appropriate because Italian cooking, for all its pretensions, is derived ..
July 13, 2008
The Appetizer: BOOMER'S PICKLES 1 cup of sliced cucumbers, 1 cup of chopped green pepper, 1 cup of sliced onion, 2 tsp. of salt, 1 tsp. celery seed, 1 tsp. of mustard seed, 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of ..
May 29, 2008
I married a great Italian cook and a lovely lady too. I then moved to Italy and boy did my views on Italian food change. Far more than just Pizza and Pasta, Italy is truly a gastronomic journey to ..
February 24, 2008
I have lived in Italy for close on ten years and of the many things I love perhaps the food is top of the list. Eating in Italy is a serious business. Some of the best meals you will ever eat in ..
June 30, 2007
“The Creator, when he obliges man to eat, invites him to do so by appetite, and rewards him by pleasure. ” Brillat Savarin The senses are the organs by which man places himself in connection with .
June 27, 2007
As the scent of freshly made pasta sauce hits the air, popular Italian dishes often utilize the fragrant spices of rosemary, oregano, thyme, basil, and garlic in their cuisine. While thoughts of ..
June 21, 2007
Many people who love a given subject want to know more about it. What its origin is, how it came about, who discovered it, etc. Human curiosity is a remarkable thing and without it everything we know .
January 29, 2007
A fabulous garlic bread is every bit as complimentary to a great bowl of pasta as a great icing is to a cake. If the icing is only fair, it is hard for the cake to really stand out. Lets say you go ..