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"Chicken alla Cacciatora" recipe: a classic by Artusi

“Chicken alla Cacciatora”: the original recipe by Pellegrino Artusi

The original recipe… Here is what Artusi wrote in his book “Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well”: “Chop a large onion and soak it for more than half an hour in cold water, then dry it and put it in a frying pan with oil or lard. When cooked, set it aside. […]

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Pellegrino Artusi

Pellegrino Artusi: introducing UK to “…the Art of Eating Well”

Italy unified with a frying pan I don’t know if you ever heard about him before, but… see that guy with the mutton-chop whiskers? That is Pellegrino Artusi, the author of “Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well” (1891). That book, in Italy, is as famous as Pinocchio. You don’t need to name it by […]

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