Spaghettini con Vongole Veraci

Spaghettini with Clams

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


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Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

  • About

When the Italians sneer at ‘stranieri’ (foreigners or barbarians) because they know nothing about food, they always pick on two particular sins. Firstly drinking cappuccino after 11 in the morning: to them to ask for cappuccino after dinner is like asking for shredded wheat as your dessert. Cappuccino is breakfast. Secondly, and even more serious, is putting Parmesan on Spaghettini con Vongole Veraci. Only an uncultured lout or a British tourist could do this.

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