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 Stracciatella Cheese Part 2 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Stracciatella (Cheese) – Part 2

Who needs Cold War when you can have hot pasta? They say that peace is made around the table. If this is truly the case, then this delicious bowl of orecchiette con straciatella could calm the most restless of peoples. Let’s... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Makaroni Po-Flotski Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Makaroni Po-Flotski (Russian Navy Style) – Part 1

It seems that the Cold War with Russia is heating up again. So I suggest that we encourage an open dialogue before things really get out of control.  That's why I'm calling for a renewed Perestroika. And in the spirit of a new... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta Cennelloni alla Napoletana Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Cannelloni

Dear President Obama, Rudy Giuliani is asking whether you love America. But all I really want to know is whether you love cannelloni. These delicious tubes of pasta, stuffed with mozzarella, ricotta, spinach and/or ground... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti all'Arancia (Orange) Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti all’Arancia (Orange)

Orange is the new lemon. That's right, lemon is so last season -- or maybe,  so last year. When I think of lemons, I think of Sorrento, summer, and spaghetti al limone.  When I think of oranges, I think of Sicily, winter,... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti con Cavolo di Bruxelles Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con Cavolini di Bruxelles

"Paging Al Dente. Mr. Al Dente, please call the information desk."  Notice that we're not paging Mr. Al Dante, who is commonly requested, but doesn't exist. But Mr. Al Dente, "Mr. To the Tooth," does indeed exist and is, in... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Lasagna di Broccoli Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Lasagna di Broccoli

Béchamel,  Béchamel  mucho, Como si fuera esta noche la última vez, Béchamel, Béchamel  mucho, Que tengo miedo a perderte, perderte después That’s right, there’s mucho béchamel in this lasagna di broccoli.... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Rotelle con Salsiccia e Panna (Sausage and Cream)

The rotelle on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round. The rotelle on the bus go round and round, all through the town. Rotelle bring out the kid in all of us.   They also  teach us a pasta... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Tagliatelle Nere con Gamberi (Squid Ink with Shrimp)

I’m no marine biologist, but allow me to summarize the squid. There are 300 species of squid, which like their cousins the octopus and cuttlefish,  are cephalopods. They have a distinct head, body, 8 arms and two, usually... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Gnocchi alla Sorrentina (Mozzarella)

Happy New Year. This year, I have once again considered many possible new years resolutions, but have again decided to ignore all of them. Instead, I thought it better to stick with what I do best: suggest New Year's resolutions... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Calamari con Calamari

Stick this in your Feast of the Seven Fishes!  That is, if you partake in that Christmas Eve seafood extravaganza. This dish would count as only one of the seven fish, however, as the other calamari in the recipe title is the... Read More »