Tuna Stuffed Eggs Started the Renaissance

Italian Appetizer TUNA STUFFED EGGS (Uova Ripiene di Tonno) INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 4-ounce can tuna, drained 1 teaspoon capers, drained ⅛ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice 4 […]

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Carpaccio and Road Rollers

Italian Entree CARPACCIO INGREDIENTS ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice ¼ cup mayonnaise, homemade if possible* ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2½ teaspoons whole milk ½ pound beef sirloin or beef tenderloin, no fat** ⅛ teaspoon salt […]

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Squid Ink Spaghetti And Golden Ages

Italian Entree SQUID INK SPAGHETTI INGREDIENTS 10 ounces squid-ink spaghetti* 4 garlic cloves 3 Roma tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh basil ½ cup fresh parsley ¼ cup olive oil 6 ounces nduja** ½ cup white wine […]

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Garlic Bread, Food for Revolution

Italian Appetizer GARLIC BREAD INGREDIENTS 1 loaf Italian bread or French Bread or French rolls 3 garlic cloves ½ cup butter, completely softened 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning SPECIAL UTENSILS food processor […]

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Dessert Coffee and Italian Democracy

Italian Dessert AFFOGATO INGREDIENTS 2 cups hot espresso or hot and very strong coffee* 2 scoops vanilla ice cream* * = There’s only two ingredients here. Higher quality ingredients will show up more than in […]

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Tiramisu and Russia’s Cat Tsar


Italian Dessert TIRAMISU INGREDIENTS 6 lady fingers 6 egg yolks ⅔ cup sugar ½ teaspoon rum extract or 2 tablespoons rum or Marsala wine 1 pound marscapone* ½ cup room-temperature espresso 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa […]

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The Fart Primer


Our schools teach us how to solve quadratic equations. Our schools teach us how to compose essays on 19th-century English literature. They do not teach real-life survival skills. Specifically, they do not point out what […]

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Mozzarella En Carrozza and Greek Independence


Italian Appetizer MOZZARELLA EN CARROZZA INGREDIENTS – SAUCE* ½ cup butter 3 anchovy fillets or ½ tablespoon anchovy paste or .3 ounces nori (seaweed) 2 tablespoons drained capers 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons parsley […]

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