Face covering is one of the most argued topic of 2020 when Pandemic related. Here is one example of where the debate stands.
Every single one of us whether rich or poor, has been disrupted and affected by this Pandemic in some way. For the first time (that I have experienced) the 2 categories are in the same boat.… Read the full post “I HEAR YOU! FACE COVERING: Why, Why Not and How to Get Along”
Orecchiette pasta (little ears) is a staple of the Puglia region, where I was born, where the most traditional version is with a leafy vegetable called RAPINI which resembles broccoli in the appearance but has a slightly bitter taste.
The bitterness is perfectly balanced out by the flavor of the pasta (especially when freshly made), the olive oil and the anchovies.… Read the full post “ORECCHIETTE PASTA (LITTLE EARS) WITH BROCCOLI”
DURING COVID 19 in Los Angeles RESTAURANTS ARE CLOSED BUT GROCERY STORES OVERFLOWING? WHERE’S THE COHERENCE IN THIS HEALTH CONCERN REGULATION?
As per Sunday March 15, 2020 L.A. Mayor Garcetti ordered bars and restaurants to close, until March 31. YEAH…LOTS OF TEASING GOING ON HERE… AND POORLY HANDLED BECAUSE:
FIRST: dear Mayor, IT IS TOTALLY THE RIGHT THING TO DO.… Read the full post “COVID 19: RESTAURANTS CLOSED BUT GROCERY STORES OVERFLOWING – A Public Health Safety Contradiction”
DID YOU KNOW? PROSCIUTTO IS HUNG during its 3rd phase of curing which is: DRYING. YES you will encounter this process in a small restaurant like this one in my hometown (Udine). AND YES, that is my Mom looking up at it ?.
SO WHY THE HANGING? To keep away the moist and eliminate excess fat.… Read the full post “THINGS IN ITALY: HANGING PROSCIUTTO”
Easy and inexpensive, my Mom’s recipe for Italian sausage with potatoes is a baked dish that will please your family and friends requiring only 10 minutes preparation!
But first, why it is called ITALIAN?
There are at least 15 VARIETIES of sausage in Italy, depending on the Region but most importantly on the composition; the most common and primary ingredient is PORK however it can be veal (less inexpensive) or boar.… Read the full post “ITALIAN SWEET CHICKEN SAUSAGE WITH POTATOES”