Author: Dominique Parisi
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This is about classic Italian food which somehow in Australia overlooked years ago. When the Italian came to Australia, they had to alter the receipt and the names to satisfy the Aussies’ plate. For instance - Napolitana sauce which is really called ‘Pomadoro’ with garlic and basil. The same with Bolognese sauce, minced meat sauce which is really called ‘Ragu’. There were a lot of very fatty cream dishes but the Aussies loved it. There were used to be grilled meat or fried and menu with three boiled veggies on pasta which I remember working in Gunnedah - out back Australia. They didn’t know what was pasta and called it noodle. And calamari, I remember distinctly this lady said is a fish or some sort. I laughed. Somehow I knew there was better Italian food than what I was taught in Australia so I made this trip to Italy to learn and live amongst the Italian. Well, I was right. The food is seasonal fresh and every town had their saga way of cooking. You can go 80 kilometres to another town and it’s different again. So, I selected one or two dishes of each regent of Italy and brought that back to Australia which the younger Australians embraced and appreciated. Enjoy my friends! Thank you for your love and support!