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Pumpkin Barley Orzotto (not Risotto) – Orzotto alla Mantovana

Invited to an inauguration for future cooking classes in a fine kitchen-ware shop called “Ottagoni” in  Rome’s Trastevere area last week ….. I espied a lone-looking chef deep within the bowels of this snazzy showroom selling Cesar kitchens.  I would … Continue reading

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Orange and Radicchio salad

Salads have a wonderfully reassuring ring to them for sad people who like to be on a perennial diet.  Salads are spoken of in hallowed terms with holier-than-thou endorsement by those who would eat healthily.  And salads are anything but a … Continue reading

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