I recently stumbled upon Ben-Hur, the 1959 classic with Charlton Heston. It got me thinking about him as Moses in The Ten Commandments. And that got me thinking about when God spoke to me on the Mount (Etna) about pasta. Here are the Ten Commandments of Pasta. 1. I am the LORD your God. You shall worship pasta and only pasta shall you serve. 2. You shall not take the name of pasta in vain… [Read More]
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 called “lollipops.” Think about that. Well actually don’t — though lamb is one animal that gives us a lot to think about. Tender and gentle, it’s the symbol of sacrifice. I tried… [Read More]
A dish from Molise of baked involtini of lamb intestines filled with sweetbreads, hard-boiled eggs and liver.