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Posts by Carolina Stupino

The pros & cons of a dogma

The pros & cons of a dogma - Tastes of Carolina

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…

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Wild pickings!

Wild pickings - Tastes of Carolina

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…

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Hello Spring vegetables!

Hello Spring vegetables - Tastes of Carolina

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…

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