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Calamarata pasta with Mussels and Clams – Calamarata di Cozze e Vongole

The name of this type of dry pasta derives directly from  its shape, i.e. its resemblance to a squid cut into rings and the word “calamaro” in Italian meaning “squid”.  The seafood sauce to dress it is then completely in … Continue reading

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Beach panino – the “best of the kind” that we know of …

The thing about people like us (PLU as Nancy Mitford very cleverly and succinctly put it) is that … we are not early risers. We most definitely CAN be on occasion … when push comes to shove and all that. … Continue reading

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