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 »
Pasta on Sunday is a tradition enjoyed by Italians around the world. Family and friends gather together to share their traditional or try new ones. In order to preserve this unifying and magical tradition, The Garrubbo Guide is proud to publish our weekly features Sunday Pasta® recipe. In addition to the authentic pasta recipe, we provide historical background and our accompanying wine recommendation. Buon Appetito!
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 »
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 »
"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 »
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 »
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 »