Polenta Sulla Spianatura

Polenta on the Table

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Appears in
Recipes from an Italian Farmhouse

By Valentina Harris

Published 1995

  • About

The origins of this dish go way back in the dark mists of time, but maybe there is a place for the meaning behind the dish – now more than ever. The ritual arising from eating the food in this way is that gradually trenches and gullies open up in the polenta as everybody picks out the best bits, until at last the culmination of the meal is all the forks touching one another – a symbol of friendship and fraternity. The atmosphere surrounding this meal is very jovial and fun loving – try it f