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My Last Meal: Pasta party

— Italy


Gianni Riotta, editor-in-chief of business newspaper ‘Il Sole 24 Ore’, would invite all his loved ones to a Sicilian feast for his ‘last meal’.

Gianni RIotta, Gigi Mangia

“Let me tell you about something that’s very important when you are going to have dinner in Sicily. In Sicily, there is no perfect food. At any family meal everybody is eating and everybody seems happy. When the dish is almost empty there is a moment of silence. And then somebody says ‘peró!’ – ‘but!’ – there was a little too much garlic and too little parsley and the bottarga was too salty and the pasta was overcooked. In any Sicilian meal, perfection is never reached.

My last meal would be with people that I love; my family and my friends. Since…


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