There are nearly a billion goats in the world. That means three goats for every American or 3/4 of a goat for everyone in China or 15 goats for every Italian. Anyway you count it, that’s a lot of goats. And a lot of goat cheese. The goat is closely related to the sheep, and with over 300 distinct breeds of goats, they are one of the oldest domesticated animals. Neolithic farmers began to herd wild goats for their meat… [Read More]
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 #RanaRavioliChallenge! Famed Italian pasta maker, Giovanni Rana, is partnering with the Food Bank For New York City to fight against hunger with its first ever Rana Ravioli Challenge. And Sunday Pasta is here to help! Here’s the deal: Please take a photo of ravioli… [Read More]
With Thanksgiving Day fast approaching, the age-old question of “nature or nurture” strikes again. This time, as it relates to pumpkin pie. My brothers and I detest pumpkin pie. And so I ask: Is this because our taste buds were genetically coded to reject nasty foods? Or is it because we were raised in an environment that taught us only to eat food that tastes good? Either way, I recommend skipping this quintessential holiday dessert…. [Read More]
I’ve just completed a groundbreaking, decades-long scientific study, double-blind, placebo-controlled, and peer reviewed. The irrefutable results are in. Look for me on the front page of the New York Times. In my study, I interviewed 3 experts (me, myself, and I), 365 days a year, over a period of 40 plus years. Thus, the sampling group exceeds 50,000. Here’s what I discovered: Mozzarella is the most indispensable food known to mankind. Big balls or little… [Read More]
“People let me tell you ’bout my best friend. He’s a warm-hearted person who’ll love me til the end.” (Click here.) As a kid, I loved watching the TV show, The Courtship of Eddie’s Father, and not just because my name was Eddie. For some unknown reason, the show’s theme song recently popped into my head and I’ve been mumbling it ever since. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been thinking about the importance of good friends…. [Read More]
Have yourself a merry little Christmas. I’ll be home, dreaming of a white one. Just like the ones I used to know. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire; Jack frost nipping on my nose. Baby it’s cold outside. O Christmas tree. O Holy Night. O come all ye faithful. Hark the herald angels sing. But do you hear what I hear? Jingle bells. Pa rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum. It’s the most… [Read More]
Square shaped egg pasta stuffed with meat or other fillings.
Sicilian ravioli stuffed with meat and fried.
Small ravioli, commonly served in broth.