Spaghetti And Meatballs / Size Matters !

Spaghetti and Meatballs must be clarified. Size matters. Here’s why. Side Note : I did this clip WHILE having the evil eye but I powered through ! #spaghetti#spaghettiandmeatballs#meatballs#polpette#polpettone#pasta#italianamerican#italianamericanfood#italian#italianfood#invinoveritas#invinoveritaswinesnyc

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Bucatini all’Amatriciana and Finding God

Bucatini all’Amatriciana will help you find God. It has been my favorite dish of all time and everyone who discovers it, feels the same way. Here, you watch me make it and choose the wine to match. Try out this dish and I guarantee it will be your favorite, too. #amatriciana#bucatini#bucatiniallamatriciana#amatrice#abruzzo#rome#guanciale#pasta#tomatoes#tomatosauce#pecorinoromano#forzaroma#asroma#grazieroma#antonellovenditti#claudiovilla#stornelli#romanfood#montepulciano#montepulcianodabruzzo#invinoveritas#invinoveritaswinesnyc#vino#wine#wines#vinello#vinone

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Cracking the Chicken Parm Code…and Pizza, too !

Cracking the CHICKEN PARM Code! And, while I’m at it, pizza, too. I’m prepared to be called “crazy”, only to have my words repeated years down the road. It happens all the time to me. The History may not be correct !!!! The key difference is a term I came up with called “Thoughtful Refinement”. Watch the whole thing before possibly losing your mind lol #chickenparm #chickenparmesan #chickenparmigiana #eggplantparm #vealparm #parmigiana #parmigianadimelanzane #pizza #neapolitan #neapolitanpizza #invinoveritas #invinoveritaswinesnyc #italian #italianamerican

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Interview Of The Week : Gerardo Bruno

Fried eggs and books. It sounds weird but when I think of my cousin (full disclosure), Gerardo Bruno, those two things come to mind. Before Life got too busy, my family was always all together. Imagine, what felt like, 50 people going in and out of a house filled with food and laughter. And some very loud talking; but we are Italian, forgive us. Gerardo and his Continue reading

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CAPERS : BUDS, BERRIES, AND LEAVES

 

The caper bush produces a bud that eventually becomes a flower. If picked before developing into a flower, it’s a caper bud. Caper buds are what we normally think of when we hear about capers and the ones most often used. If left untouched, the bud becomes a flower that eventually dies off and produces a caper berry. Caper berries are Continue reading

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Le Zeppole Di San Giuseppe, Happy Father’s Day

 

RE-POST : After a year and a half away from this blog, I posted two articles. I took another break but then my site went down and, when it was brought back, the last two articles were missing. This article I am re-posting was one of the most well received and most read. I had to re-post. Here it is AGAIN !

This Article on Le Zeppole di San Giuseppe is broken down into two parts, the first detailing the Pastry and the second detailing the actual Meaning of the Day.

THE ZEPPOLE
During the Middle Ages, there was drought and famine in Sicily. Praying to their Patron Saint Joseph, Sicilians begged for rain and promised a bountiful feast if Continue reading

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Capitalism Is The Great Equalizer

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There will be a series of articles I will write about Capitalism that right the wrong ideas of it. True Capitalism is Free Markets. But that’s for another discussion/article. In Italy, the 20 regions never got along too well. Some do; most don’t. Most of the South and Continue reading

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