3 THINGS I HAVE LEARNED THIS ISSUE
1 You can make a cheats’ version of marsala, a fortified sherry-like wine from Sicily, by adding a dash of brandy to ½ cup of white wine. 2 Twirling spaghetti with a fork and spoon isn’t an Italian thing at all. Only children might twirl against a spoon; adults twirl on the plate. 3 The first carrots cultivated in the world were purple, and the orange ones we are familiar with today began in the Netherlands during the 17th century, bred from wild white and yellow carrots.