Put yourself in this situation: a friend of yours tell you briefly a traditional recipe from his country, then you have to cook it only with the information he gives you. It’s not allowed to look on Internet or books and then he has to judge the recipe. Imagine also that you are not living in a country where the ingredients are easy to find. And the most important/risky thing, your friend is Italian and very passionate about cooking! Continue reading “GNOCCHI ALLA ROMANA: ORIGINAL RECIPE.”→
In the new chapter of the show I met my Italian friend Mario. He is very passionate about gastronomy and, as a good Italian, he knows to distinguish perfectly real Italian food. He made me an offer I couldn’t refuse: to cook Gnocchi alla Romana.
There are a lot of movies that show us many Italian-American clichés and the people from around the world take them as truly Italian. The Godfather is a perfect example. In the movie, Don Corleone and his squad lead the Sicilian mafia in the USA, but actually the only Italian trait they have are Italian grandfathers. The food they eat is not Italian and most of them don’t even speak a word in the European relative’s language.