In this episode I talk about pasta, Italy’s most famous and sometimes cliched food, what it means to me and to Italians today.
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The episode includes:
- Pasta as an image of Italy
- Do Italians eat pasta every day?
- My earliest pasta experiences
- My two favourite: spaghetti and rigatoni
- Meals my mother used to cook
- Tortellini in brodo and tortellini alla panna
- Problems growing up with my name
- Five regional pasta dishes I’ve discovered:
- Bucatini all’Amatriciana
- Spaghetti alle vongole
- Orecchiette con cime di rapa
- Pici all’aglione
- Bigoli in salsa
Alberto Sordi eats pasta in Un Americano a Roma
My recipe for pasta all’Amatriciana.