Spaghetti Bolognese

What? Spaghetti Bolognese not from Italy??!!

To make one thing clear, the Spaghetti Bolognese dish is not an Italian invention. Nevertheless, you can often find it on menus in many other countries prepared in different ways. The name “Spaghetti Bolognese” is actually used when you mean the long pasta that is served with minced meat sauce. So whenever I am in the mood and tired of the common red Spaghetti sauce I use the recipe below. Continue reading What? Spaghetti Bolognese not from Italy??!!

Aioli dip, spread. Mediterranean, Spain Italy Southern France, Christmas Spread

Aioli, a Mediterranean dip

Last time I was at the Freiburg Münsterplatz I visited their large International Market and had fried Calamaris with Aioli sauce. That was the first time I tasted this sauce, and I have been bragging about it ever since. This spread or dip is used with the cuisines in Spain, the Balearic Islands, Murcia and eastern Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia. Also in France (Provence) and Italy, Sicily and Liguria and Calabria. Continue reading Aioli, a Mediterranean dip

Orvieto, Umbria, Northern Italy

Orvieto in Italy is located on a volcanic tuff rock for the last 2000 years

Orvieto has ancient origins and was once an important Etruscan city. We explored remnants of this ancient civilization, such as the Etruscan necropolis known as Crocifisso del Tufo and the Etruscan Well, a remarkable engineering feat. Orvieto offers a captivating blend of history, art, architecture, and natural beauty, making it a popular destination for tourists seeking a unique and enchanting experience in central Italy. Every … Continue reading Orvieto in Italy is located on a volcanic tuff rock for the last 2000 years