[slideshow=65] english version L’amore degli Italiani per il cibo è fuori discussione ed avevo sentito molti racconti, forse esagerati, delle quantità di portate servite in Campania ai banchetti di nozze, battesimi, o prime comunioni. Perciò, invitati da amici ad accompagnarli come interpreti al matrimonio della loro nipotina italiana a S. Giorgio la Molara, ci aspettavamo […]
[slideshow=63] english version 9 Ottobre 2010 ore 19:30 presso il Polo Culturale Gastronomico a Montesarchio, P.zza Umberto I Faith Stewart-Gordon, ex-patron del celebrato Russian Tea Room, ed una tra i grandi ristoratori in America, ha visitato il Sannio la scorsa Primavera. Nei mesi precedenti, durante la nostra corrispondenza per l’organizzazione dell’itinerario, avevo superato la mia […]
[slideshow=63] versione italiana Saturday, October 9th at 19:30 – Polo Culturale Gastronomico in Piazza Umberto I, Montesarchio Faith Stewart-Gordon, ex-patron of the iconic Russian Tea Room in New York City and one of America’s great restaurateurs, came to the Sannio earlier this year. For many months, in the course of the preparation of her itinerary, […]
To Barbara and Federico, our wonderful Sannio muses who know so much about so many things – Here’s to our friendship. Salute!
[slideshow=59] After our visit to the Amalfi Coast, and with two bags full of luscious organic lemons, I wanted to make risotto al limone. But as I rummaged around the internet for a recipe, I was dismayed at the amount of butter that was called for and butter is something we don’t even keep’ in […]
[slideshow=62] View on Italian Notebook Stella = Star. Stella Ricci is the premier baker and chocolatier of the Sannio and a very entertaining woman. I had the opportunity to watch her give a fascinating lecture/demonstration on the making of Babà and Sfogliatelle, two of the many pastries that are now legendary in Campania. […]
The Sannio Star – May 2010. Click to view
by Paul Goldfield My brother Paul and I have lived in Italy since 1961 and he is particularly fascinated with the Italian obsession over food. Here is an excerpt from a letter he sent to his friends and although the places he describes are not in the Sannio (he lives in Rome), it strikes a […]