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All you Need to Know about Guanciale: The Expert’s Tips by Andrew Cotto contributor September 23, 2020 Master salumi-maker Filippo Gambassi shares his wisdom on the tasty ingredient used for carbonara and much more. There’s a 6th generation Tuscan salumi-maker in the Virginia hills between Richmond and Roanoke. He’s not lost. He’s on a mission. Filippo Gambassi grew…

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LA CUCINA ITALIANA Chef’s Recipe: Pasta alla Gricia by Gaetano Arnone

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by Andrew Cotto contributorSeptember 16, 2020 An authentic recipe for this traditional Roman dish by an extraordinary chef and meat expert. Most pasta lovers know the big three: Carbonara, Amatriciana, Cacio e Pepe; but there’s a lesser-known addition to the hierarchy, in some ways a hybrid of Amatriciana and Cacio e Pepe, that delivers the same magic of the…

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After 9/11, Venice Feted Firefighters. The Party is Still Going.

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Since 2003, hoteliers and others in the canal city have invited firefighters there to row its waters as a show of solidarity. Every year, a group of New York firefighters participate in events leading up to the Regatta Storica, a prominent Venetian event. Credit…Clara Vannucci for The New York Times. By Andrew Cotto Published Sept. 10, 2019….

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Building Community around Pasta in Brooklyn

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    Have you been here? We need your help to tell other travelers about this place. Share your experiences, tips, and stories. Leave a note for the next Traveler. LEAVE A NOTE…   Isola Santa Cristina, one of the largest of some 70 islands in the Venetian lagoon, was until recently the private escape…

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