Three Pappardelle Pasta Suppers

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  Pappardelle, that flat, wide ribbon-like pasta loves red or cream sauces. It’s a filling one. But be sure to cook al dente; that’s when you know you have a bowl of pasta. All that’s required is a salad to start and some bread (of … Continued

Supper or Dinner?

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So which is it? Supper or Dinner? There are folks who call their noon meal, dinner. Though most people in our modern world break for what they call, lunch. But dinner can also be the evening meal. Or, supper. One thing we’ve noticed is that nobody calls their noon meal, supper. … Continued

Five Film Feasts

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Sitting down to a meal isn’t always what we expect and movies like to play with that. Sometimes we’re squirming with discomfort and other times we’re so inspired we’re in the kitchen rustling in the cupboards for something good. Film feasts tell us something about … Continued

Sunday Supper Avellino, Italy

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Cycling for My Sunday Supper About five years ago I traveled to Rome for a vacation. My aunt and uncle live in Avellino, about 50 km east of Naples, and rather than take the train, I thought I’d bike. It’s a 300 … Continued

Save Your Appetite

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  It’s Sunday Supper! If you grew up in an Italian family, you would know what Sunday supper is all about – food and lots of family. At our house, gathering around for Sunday supper meant seeing the entire family and coming … Continued