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Chicken Marengo recipe

Chicken Marengo – Napoleonic Propaganda

"-Take one scrawny farmyard chicken, cut it up with a sabre; and fry it in olive oil (in the absence of butter) until browned on all sides. -Add some garlic, r...
seafood risotto recipe

Boca di Sant’Antonio Risotto

A few weeks ago we were staying in Tivoli, and on the advice of a friend we visited Hadrian’s villa. It turned out to be not just a villa but a massive site cov...
corn

Let Them Eat Corn…. Whatever That Is

Today is the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta – an anniversary of real note, asserting as it does the fundamental principal that the ruler is sub...