Posts by Carolina Stupino
Please add a pinch of meaning to my food
This has been an intense week. One presentation, a heartfelt goodbye and an encounter with the social media echelon, made me reflect on myself and on where I’m going with my cooking and writing. And I realised that for complete job satisfaction, I need to add a pinch of meaning to my food. It’s a bit…Read More
The pros & cons of a dogma
Last week Italian social media was boiling with rage. A sacred dogma had been violated. A recipe for a one-pot carbonara appeared on a French website, complete with a video showing bow tie pasta (shock and horror, they even replaced the spaghetti) being simmered with pancetta and onions. This Gallic version of ‘carbó’, even called for creme fraiche to be added at…Read More
This has been a week of wild pickings. The last of the springtime sunshine (I am now sitting under a rather grey sky, back in wintertime it seems) gave me the opportunity to go out for long walks with my dog, at the same time learning about a huge variety of different herbs and plants, then…Read More
Hello Spring vegetables!
This week I want to eat only vegetables. I crave their crunch, their colour, their life giving qualities. Spring vegetables and grains and nuts and seeds. That is all I want. With the weather finally warming up a little and behaving, as it should be in Spring, with its typical teenage-like extremes (sunny spells quickly…Read More
Lamb in my new Spring menu? Ewe bleating believe it!
Easter is nearly here and clocks are soon going back, giving us one more hour of light in the evening and making the Spring season officially start. After a long winter spent cooking ossobuco and pasta & fagioli, it is time for my DishNextDoor offering to finally change and after a week of researching…Read More