Spaghetti All’Amatriciana —A tribute to Amatrice.

When in Italy don’t ask for a plate of ‘spaghetti bolognaise’ (don’t even dare to say ‘spag bol’). The dish simply doesn’t exist in this country but is a concoction made abroad (and, I believe, actually sold in tins in the UK!). Ask instead for ‘tagliatelle al ragù’. The ragù is a sauce generally made […]

via Spaghetti All’Amatriciana — From London to Longoio (and Lucca and Beyond) Part Two


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16 responses to “Spaghetti All’Amatriciana —A tribute to Amatrice.

  1. Liz

    It makes me feel really hungry coz I haven’t had dinner!

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  2. I understand how the earth is upset
    what it can do to people’s lives
    My heart goes out to those affected
    But it’s spaghetti
    That’s one of my favorite food groups
    pasta yum
    As always Sheldon

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  3. My heart goes out to all those who caught up in the earthquake. ❤ — Suzanne


  4. So very sad and unimaginable.

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  5. That is so heartbreaking. Such a beautiful and extremely fragile land…

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  6. I am so sorry for all that is happening in Italy…the news photos are terrible.
    My heart goes out to everyone.


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  7. My heart has been breaking at the news and images of the destruction.

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  8. The earthquake has been getting lots of coverage here in New Zealand. The 2011 Christchurch earthquake is still fresh in people’s minds.

    The initial tragedy gets media attention, but the effects are long-term.

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  9. Thank you for pasding this on. The pictures are so bad. Karen said they felt the quake in Venice.


  10. People used to send their kids to school in Australia with a packed lunch of…spaghetti sandwiches. Tinned spaghetti!
    Even today, many schools have that all pervasive tinned spaghetti smell. No wonder they are struggling

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  11. Thank you, Francis, for your thoughtful words.

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