Entries from 'pasta'

Spaghetti alla Trabaccolara

Once a dish for the impoverished souls of Viareggio, trabaccolara is a tantalizing mix of everything left over from the fishermen’s nets. Fish too small to sell, unfortunate crustaceans with dull claws, and anything else not fast enough to escape. The name trabaccolara finds it roots all the way back in the 20s and 30s when fishermen from…

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Super Simple Savory Anchovy Sauce

I have to be honest with you. Anchovies were something that I had never eaten before I moved to Italy, and even after I had moved here, I shied away from eating them any time they were presented. Now, I don’t know why exactly, maybe too many movies where a family ordered pizza and loudly declared…

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