Tag Archives: pasta

Fr. Z’s Kitchen: a spiffy book and thinking ahead

Back in the day, when I was living stably in Italy, I would often be invited to large gatherings of families and friends, sometimes in the countryside on the old family farm or vineyard.   Inevitably there would be a division, … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! BUY BARILLA PASTA! Guido Barilla defended traditional family. “Gays” boycott.

When it comes to ordinary pasta asciutta I prefer De Cecco to Barilla. That said, I’ll be buying more Barilla for a while. I was sent a link from The Guardian: Pasta firm Barilla boycotted over ‘classic family’ remarks Chairman Guido Barilla … Read More

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: “Happy Birthday Rome!” Edition

My Vatican Curia calendar confirmed this morning … … that today is the Birthday of Rome… … the 2765th Birthday. This august anniversary called for a Roman supper. In consultation with the great Roman Fabrizio I decided to make Bucatini … Read More

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Of gratitude, pasta, optimism, and final huzzays

The UPS truck – a happy sight – just deposited a package sent by an esteemed reader, MMK, who spotted Rigatoncini by Rustichella on my wishlist. This is a good brand.  The pasta isn’t merely a platform for the preparation, … Read More

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Tonight’s irony packed supper

It being an Ember Friday I ate rather little today, and I am avoiding meat. So, I thought to prime myself for a workout tonight with some pasta and things from the garden. I picked a mess of these little … Read More

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