1,000 FOODS TO EAT BEFORE YOU DIE

Back in the ’70s when my taste buds were achieving full adult status, Mimi Sheraton was the food critic for the New York Times. I read her then and I’m reading her now. 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die is not just about food origins, mythical  or otherwise (“Bouillabaise was invented by Venus to […]

RIGATONI ALL’AMATRICIANA

The origin of this dish goes back to the town of Amatrice in Northern Lazio and didn’t include tomatoes until the Romans seized it and claimed it for their own. Serious food fights have occurred over whether or not to use onions (many Romans seem to prefer it this way, but purists do not). Romans […]