About Edwin Garrubbo

Ed Garrubbo has been studying, cooking, searching for, and thinking about la cucina italiana for as long as he can remember. He cooks a wide range of Italian dishes, but loves his pasta most. He visits restaurants, cooking schools, markets, and food artisans across Italy, and wherever Italians practice their craft. He is a member of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina, and is a citizen of both the United States and Italy.

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Sunday Pasta Orecchiette con Spinaci Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Spinaci (Spinach)

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your orecchiette. And if you lend me your little ears, I will tell you how to prepare them in a most ambitious way. For I am an honorable man. Orecchiette, the ear shaped pasta originally... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti al Limone

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti al Limone (Lemon)

Starchitects Brian Bockman and Jack Forbes were recently visiting from New Orleans. There, they design hip Garden District homes and contemplate building a bright future with Brangelina in a thriving post-Katrina city. Here,... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Busiate Integrali con Rapini e Salsiccia Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Busiate Integrali con Rapini e Salsiccia (Broccoli Rabe and Sausage)

You can’t judge a box by its cover. For example, take the Wheaties box of my youth, with a big photo of Bruce Jenner in red, white, and blue short-shorts and wispy hair, urging us to eat The Breakfast of Champions. Who... Read More »

Sunday Pasta - Spaghetti con la Colatura Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con la Colatura (Anchovies)

The Bronx will rise again. And I'll tell you why.  Other than the fact that my grandmother grew up on the Grand Concourse. Other than the Bronx Bombers, Bronx Science, the Zoo, the Botanical Garden and Fordham.  The Bronx will... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Caserecci con Zucchine e Caprino Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Caserecci con Zucchine e Caprino (Goat Cheese)

Of goats, goat cheese, and goatees... continued... Yes, goats, their cheese, and their namesake beards are still trending up this week. Goats are taking over, I tell you!  But this isn't why we're revisiting the... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti con Formaggio di Capra Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con Pomodorini e Caprino (Goat Cheese)

Of goats, goat cheese, and goatees... Goats are back. Sure they've been man's second best friend for thousands of years, but these days goats are making headlines.  There are goat meat restaurants, goat ice cream shops, and... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Risotto al Asparagi Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Risotto al Asparagi

Spring has sprung and so have asparagus. So put a spring in your step and go fetch yourself a bunch while they’re fresh. Really, get to the market velocius quam asparagi coquantur.  (That’s Latin for “faster than asparagus... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Tagliatelle con Ragu di Agnello 640

Sunday Pasta®:Tagliatelle con Ragú di Agnello (Lamb)

It’s that time of year again and I’ve got lamb on my mind. I can already taste our Easter leg of lamb, stuffed with garlic and rosemary. I love lamb chops too, especially at a cocktail party when the tiny little ones are... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Pappardelle al Cacao con Ragu di Maiale Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Pappardelle al Cacao con Ragu di Maiale (Chocolate with Pork Rib)

The word probably comes from a combination of the Mayan chocol and the Axtec word cacahuatl.  The Spanish conquistadors didn't like the idea of drinking a warm brown beverage that sounded like caca, so they had the good sense to... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Ravioli con Crema do Pistachhio -The Rana Challenge - The Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Ravioli con Crema di Pistacchio – The Rana Ravioli Challenge

Eat Ravioli. Stop Hunger! (And I don’t mean your piddly stomach rumblings.) To help celebrate National Ravioli Day, March 20th, and more importantly, to combat hunger, please join us in promoting the... Read More »