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These deep-fried cheese sticks named after the taking of Malakoff during the Crimean war are the most delicious deep-fried calorie bomb I ever tried.
Spaghetti with meatballs is the consumate Italian-American dish, but it doesn't exist as such in Italy. Here is how an Italian would cook it.
Spaghetti in Squid Ink Sauce Popular
Legendary dish in black squid ink sauce. Highly addictive and not easily forgotten.
Frying sliced eggplants is one of the trickiest things to get right in Italian cuisine. See how Eleonora Consoli, an authority on Sicilian cuisine, does it in her own kitchen on Mount Etna in Sicily and you will never end up with oily sponges ever again!
Homemade freshly-milled spelt flour noodles in a century-old sauce from a grouse that came with the feathers. Quite an experience!
Thanks to a tiny a garganelli comb ordered from Italy I was able to make these legendary hand-rolled penne. A treat!
Scottish Deep-Fried Pizza Popular
A northern cousin of the Neapolitan deep-fried pizza, this proud member of the Scottish Diet makes one nutritious snack.
Extraordinary dish prepared directly over hot embers to make a memorable starter in the purest tradition of Mediterranean simplicity.
Sicily's top food authority let me into her kitchen on Mount Etna while she was preparing sweet-and-sour peppers.
Learn how to make the very best strawberry sorbet you will ever taste exactly like they do at one of the world's top restaurants, Philippe Rochat in Switzerland. Read my interview of chef Rochat where he tells which strawberry to use for this sorbet.
How my friend Pasquale came to eat my Maccheroni al ragł 'like in Napoli' and fix my media room so that I could watch the Sopranos.
How I convinced Switzerland's top custom installer to come and fix my home cinema the next day with a promise of homemade maccheroni with real Neapolitan ragł.
Extraordinary 19th century Italian pie filled with maccheroni in a pigeon sauce. The height of Italian haute cuisine a century ago.
Serious risotto from the king of modern Italian cookbooks - Il Cucchiaio d'argento. It contains strawberries for a surprising but successful and now well established match.
Amazing Lebanese eggplant caviar roasted directly over hot embers and served with crispy lavash bread with toppings.