Judith Klinger

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Judith Klinger

Private chef and caterer in Italy, Creator of Aroma Cucina. I live half the year in NYC and half the year in Montone, a small medieval village in Umbria. I love having a kitchen full of people.

Stories by Judith Klinger

I’ve been pondering culinary heritage for the past week or so, ever since Rachel Laudan posed the question: “Does culinary heritage exist...
Spaghetti alla carbonara is the pasta you make when all you have in the house is pasta, cheese, an onion, and an egg and maybe some bacon or pancetta...
Risi e Bisi is an old dish from the Veneto region in Italy, and it means it is springtime if you are eating risi e bisi. It's made with rice and...
You’ve heard of Jamie Oliver, right? He’s the cute British chef who used to have the Naked Chef series. Well, he’s won the TED...
What makes chicken casual? When you can cook and serve in the same dish and even the salad tastes good right along side the chicken on the same plate...
Happy New Year to you from the Aroma Cucina family. The naughts, or aughst, or whatever this past decade is called was a difficult decade for...
A simple spaghetti puttanesca, or as it could be translated from Italian: “slut’s spaghetti” is a combination of simple ingredients...
Life gets hectic this time of year so it’s time to rely on quick, easy, satisfying and easy to clean. If it’s going to be dinner, then it...
‘Tis the season for funghi and salsiccia (mushrooms and sausage), they just taste right this time of year as the fog sticks around longer, the...
Let’s say you woke up one morning and the headlines were full of news about nuclear weapons in Iran, or terrorist camps in Pakistan, or people...
I live in Italy and part of my daily routine is to go on the Internet and see how the world is doing. I have to rely on the internet because we only...
I wonder if Sarah Palin is having those nightmares. You know, the ones where you aren’t prepared for class, you haven’t done your...