Thoughts on the Table

By Paolo Rigiroli

Hi! I'm Paolo, the author of Quatro Fromaggio and Other Disgraces on the Menu. This is Thoughts on the Table, an audioblog on food and food culture, with a special eye on the difference between the so-called Italian Food and the real food of continental Italy.

  1. 1.
    Introducing Chicca Maione from Chicca's Cooking Club
    20:45
  2. 2.
    Podcast Recording, Editing, and Production with Sound Designer Geoff Devine
    24:41
  3. 3.
    Introducing Becca and Sarah from Dietetics After Dark Podcast
    29:10
  4. 4.
    The Quest for Authentic & Original Recipes, with Diana Pinto
    37:17
  5. 5.
    Introducing Podcaster Wendy Holloway from Flavor of Italy
    30:11
  6. 6.
    Italian Words Gone Wrong – Mistakes on the Menu
    14:00
  7. 7.
    Introducing Kristie Prada from Mammaprada
    29:48
  8. 8.
    Chinotto - The Other Way of Drinking Dark
    12:07
  1. 9.
    Introducing Eva from Electric Blue Food
    32:44
  2. 10.
    Christmas Traditions from Growing up in Sicily, Canada, and Milan
    59:36
  3. 11.
    Introducing Local Aromas' Advent Calendar and More
    28:03
  4. 12.
    Introducing Christine from Italian Dish Podcast
    41:24
  5. 13.
    Introducing Cooking with Mamma Marzia Cookbook
    32:25
  6. 14.
    Dissecting Ragu` alla Bolognese with Tina Prestia
    34:57
  7. 15.
    Questions Italians in North America Can't Help But Wonder About
    32:03
  8. 16.
    Dining Out and Traveling During a Pandemic
    20:33
  9. 17.
    Introducing Valeria and Benedetta from Local Aromas
    25:04
  10. 18.
    A Chat with Award-winning Author Andrew Cotto
    20:36
  11. 19.
    Celebrating Memorie di Angelina’s Ten-Year Anniversary, with Frank Fariello
    26:55
  12. 20.
    Introducing Tina Prestia from Tina's Table
    20:59
  13. 21.
    Geographical Indication and its impact on the Italians, with Melinda King
    38:20
  14. 22.
    Commercial vs. Domestic Kitchens and Italian Food Questionnaire, with Simon Pagotto
    57:35
  15. 23.
    Introducing Francesca Montillo's New Paperback - The 5-ingredient Italian Cookbook
    20:36
  16. 24.
    Introducing Kelly Leonardini from Italian at Heart
    32:39
  17. 25.
    Introducing Cooking Instructor Marzia Molatore from Bella Cibo
    26:27
  18. 26.
    Define Culture Shock - Diana Zahuranec's Take on Relocating and Moving Back
    25:45
  19. 27.
    Introducing Food Blogger Pina Bresciani
    42:38
  20. 28.
    The Forward and Reverse Culture Shock of Relocating and Going Back, with Nick Zingale
    33:08
  21. 29.
    The Premise of Italian Cuisine, with Melinda King
    26:15
  22. 30.
    Introducing Giuseppe D'Angelo from Pizza Dixit, the blog on Neapolitan Pizza in the world
    26:54
  23. 31.
    Introducing Foodiamo - the Italian Guide to Italian Food, with Raffaele Asquer and Roberto Croci
    23:59
  24. 32.
    Introducing Crazy Italians and their Video Series on Italian Food
    16:53
  25. 33.
    Italian and Italian-American Christmas Traditions
    25:38
  26. 34.
    Introducing Enzo De Chiara from The Italian Guest
    11:54
  27. 35.
    Rediscovering Artisan Craftsmanship and Ancient Grains, with Alida Zamparini
    16:32
  28. 36.
    The Basic Rules of Italian Food with David Scott Allen
    33:23
  29. 37.
    Introducing Australian Restaurateur Simon Pagotto
    39:07
  30. 38.
    A Morning in San Giovanni in Galdo, with Nick Zingale
    32:42
  31. 39.
    Nick Zingale and his Emotional Trip to Molise
    31:29
  32. 40.
    Italians of the World - Introducing Linda from Signorina Spaghetti
    23:06
  33. 41.
    Discovering Cinque Terre, Lake Orta, and Como with Nick Zingale
    27:57
  34. 42.
    True or False? Fifteen Stereotypes on Italy, with Nick Zingale
    46:46
  35. 43.
    The Boom of Italian Food in the US, with Food Writer Mark Preston
    28:17
  36. 44.
    Italian and American Culture with Nick Zingale
    33:09
  37. 45.
    Introducing Cooking Instructor Francesca Montillo
    24:46
  38. 46.
    Balance in Food - 50th Episode Special with Jason
    22:52
  39. 47.
    Introducing Food Blogger and Recipe Developer Giulia Robert from Alterkitchen
    20:18
  40. 48.
    Introducing Ale Gambini and her Cookbook: A Queen in the Kitchen
    22:56
  41. 49.
    Introducing Food Writer and Cooking Instructor Giulia Scarpaleggia from Jul’s Kitchen
    16:45
  42. 50.
    Italians of the World - Introducing Alida from My Little Italian Kitchen
    24:05

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