In this episode I talk about carbonara, perhaps Italy’s most controversial dish.
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The episode includes:
- The controversial ‘Smoky Tomato Carbonara’ recipe.
- Italians Mad at Food
- The accepted recipe for
- The ‘carbonaio’ origin myth
- La Carbonara restaurant in Campo dei Fiori
- The Second World War origin story
- The first mention in a 1951 film
- The first recipes
- The development of the recipe
- Carbonara today
The New York Times ‘Smoky Tomato Carbonara‘ recipe.
Italians Mad at Food on Facebook.
Cameriera bella presenza offresi. The reference is as 13:09.
La Carbonara restaurant.
Renato Gualdini the inventor of the original dish.
Luca Cesari’s article about the influence of cinema (in Italian).
The development of the carbonara recipe (in Italian).
My carbonara recipe.