Pasta — History as read in the New York Times

    In a stunning new development, the New York Times has …. oh nevermind. Why be dramatic? NYT has simply published a great article, So You Think You Know Pasta, with all of the pasta history that could be Continue reading Pasta — History as read in the New York Times

Vicidomini Pasta at Olio2go

Around here we’re calling it “Vici”  (VEE-chee) — that’s the Vicidomini artisanal pasta from a family that’s been making pasta commercially since 1812. (Do I hear an overture?) Vicidomini comes to us from near Salerno in Campania — the land Continue reading Vicidomini Pasta at Olio2go

Tastings…of Olive Oil from Tuscia and Sorrento

Excellent olive oil truly has the capacity to hold its flavor. I’ve been preparing food at home this week with Merlano DOP Tuscia. It does carry a best by date of 23 May 2009 (it’s on Olio2go’s Sale page), but wow, Continue reading Tastings…of Olive Oil from Tuscia and Sorrento

Holiday Recap

The holiday rush as subsided although there are still a few belated gifts being sent. Perhaps the recipients were traveling? The season is shifting and Olio2go’s customers are being good to themselves. Some shop January White Sales for new sheets. Continue reading Holiday Recap