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Pecorino Frittata … And We Won’t Mention Tripe! – Uova in Trippa

With the holiday season already started and long lists of things-to-do and things-to-buy piling up whether we want them or not (Christmas and New Year can by trying times for many people), having to think of what to make for … Continue reading

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Technique for Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e pepe … the pasta sauce that is made up of only three ingredients basically … is one of those tricky dicky recipes, whatever else people will tell you about it. The ingredients MAY be easy peasy … pasta, … Continue reading

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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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