Tag Archives: Pasta

Sundaya Pasta Lasagne alle Melanzane Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Lasagna alle Melanzane (Eggplant)

Spaghetti no. Eggplant yes. But neither by Marco Polo. I give credit where credit it due, and the Chinese don't get credit for spaghetti. I'll give them kudos for the eggplant, however, which has been cultivated in southern and... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Ziti al Pomodoro con Ricotta Salata Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Ziti al Pomodoro con Ricotta Salata (Tomato)

In Sweden, as the expression goes, when you pay someone back with gammal ost (old cheese), you are getting revenge. In Italy, when someone pays you back with old cheese, say for example, a chunk of  24-month aged... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Orecchiette con Radicchio e Salsiccia 2 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Radicchio e Salsiccia

I'm a Libra. Luckily, this means that I seek out beauty and balance. Sure, beauty is easy. But balance is hard; I prefer to juggle the extremes rather than rest in the middle. Today's pasta brings out the Libra in me. The... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Cavatelli con Cannellini Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Cavatelli con Cannellini

As the expression goes, the way to the heart is through the stomach. I believe it. Feed someone a good meal and affection percolates. Just ask any Italian (grandmother), it's doubly true with a good bowl of pasta. While... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti con Alici Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con Alici (Anchovies)

Short and tan and young and lovely, The fish from Amalfi goes swimming And when she passes, each one she passes goes, “Aaah…” When she swims, she’s like a samba That swings so cool and sways so gently That when... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Pennone al Gorgonzola

I have a soft spot in my heart for gorgonzola cheese. It makes me chuckle too.  All of this because of grandfather Filippo Garrubbo. Born in the USA in 1908,  his parents missed Italy and so they returned just a few years... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Fusilli con Piselli e Pancetta Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Fusilli con Piselli e Pancetta (Peas)

I don't like militants. They seem to come in so many nasty shapes and sizes these days. Militant this or militant that. Across the spectrum, so many people just want to fight it out. But me? I'm a pastafist. Yes, I believe in... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti al Pane Grattugiato Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti al Pane Grattugiato (Breadcrumbs)

My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives. OR My mind is aglow with whirling, transient nodes of thought careening through a cosmic vapor of... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Taharin al Tartufo Bianco Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Tajarin al Tartufo Bianco (Truffles)

My friend Alessandro recently brought me a heart attack in a gift bag. My arteries and I loved it. He was visiting from Alba, in Piemonte. Alba, of course, is known for its tartufi bianchi (white truffles), and its wine (Barolo,... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Corxetti al Pesto con Gamberi Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Corxetti al Pesto con Gamberi (Shrimp)

I'm just back from a short visit to Italy. We visited the Expo (world's fair) in Milano. I'll always remember the amazing architecture. But mostly, I'll remember how hot it was. We then visited the Cinque Terre in Liguria. I'm... Read More »