Spaghetti Etc. The Way to the Italian Heart is Through the Stomach

Italian life ~
Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well

"If Italy has a heart, the way to it surely lies through the stomach as food has always played a central role in the country's culture and society"

Italy marks its 150th anniversary as a modern nation-state next year, and the flow of exhibitions, lectures and other forms of commemoration is already well under way...
Read more: Where the Stomach Is the Way to the Heart;

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." ~Leonardo da Vinci (

Delightfully yours, Food Meditations

Buon appetito!
~ What’s great about cooking is that you feel it. To transform raw ingredients into dinner is to engage all five of your senses...
Read more: How to make perfect polenta — A stirring satisfaction;

~ For an out-of-this-world sauce, simple is best — and execution is everything...
Read more: Transcendent Spaghetti;

Tribute to
Dino De Laurentiis. The prolific Italian movie producer whose name was synonymous with grandiose spectacle, if questionable taste, has died ...

Read more: Film producer Dino De Laurentiis dies;

~ Required Viewing: 10 Films Produced by Dino De Laurentiis;

Food stories
~ 1950s Archive - he opalescent splendor of the Bay of Naples is a subject which has tempted painters, poets, and mere pamphleteers for centuries...
Read more: A Gastronomic Tour of Italy: Campania;

~ The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world, according to the old saying. Perhaps...
Read more: Murder by Food: Famous Last Meals;

~ “What We’re Doing”;

Special occasions
~ Italians aren't big on turkey—but it turns out they love stuffing. A cook reworks American classics for Tuscan palates...
Read more: Reinventing Thanksgiving With Olive Oil and Ricotta;

~ 9 Great Recipes for Leftover Turkey;

Food trend
WARNING…this story is not for the fat-phobic. It all started with a search for a few pigs to raise that led to Vienna, Austria...
Read more: The Kobe Beef of Pork: Mosefund Farm’s Mangalitsa Pigs;

Slow Food Fast
Seasonal Recipes for Busy Home Cooks. The Chef: Andrew Carmellini...
Read more: Fall Salad With Green Apple and Fennel;

Power ingredients
The egg/cholesterol myth has finally been dispelled; scientists have found that eggs don't raise cholesterol levels. Low in calories, a good source of protein...

Read more: The Eggs Factor;

Pantry notes
~ Market Watch: Australian finger limes make a splash in Santa Monica;
~ Beyond Pumpkin Pie: 10 Recipes;
~ Spice-onomics;

Chefs tips
~ Your Guide: One star turn leads to another;

Healthy corner
~ The Action on Additives Campaign seeks the complete removal of six artificial colours from all food and from children's medicines...
Read more: Action On Additives;

~ Best Of Natural Liver Protection;
~ Dangerous chemicals in food wrappers likely migrating to humans;

Check also:
~ the ockstyle digest
~ the gluten free etc... daily
~ the andante con gusto daily

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~ Quick pasta: Pancetta flavors a quick pasta dish;
~ Sunday Pasta: Spaghetti alla Carbonara;
~ Recipe: Ribollita...Updated;
~ Pasta di Gragnano? Pastificio dei Campi! [ITA]

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