Tag Archives: Modern Italian

Osteria Francescana, Modena, ITALY

Mysaucepan‘s mobile rings as we are driving from Venice to Bologna. “You mean there’s a table for two?” she shrieks with excitement, momentarily stirring my concentration as the speedo inches at 130 km per hour. Due to a cancellation, we … Continue reading

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Pilu at Freshwater, Freshwater

Strozzapretti is appropriately “priest choker” or “priest strangler” in Italian because of its rope-like appearance. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ Not long ago, Sydney’s Italian food scene was dominated by restaurants serving popular pastas and pizzas that were great but not differentiated by regional flavours. Now … Continue reading

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LuMi Bar & Dining, Pyrmont

“If the Indians can eat masala and spicy curries with yoghurt, why can’t Italians eat this lamb rib with remnants of soybean?” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Restaurant 16, Neutral Bay

What are the similarities between Italian and Japanese cooking? In many ways, we can draw parallels between these two great cuisines of the world. The Italian ravioli has the equivalent of a wonton or the huge variety of Chinese dumplings … Continue reading

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