Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-quoting Butcher in T - Pasta-Maker: Chapters 16-18 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 16, Bill had become obsessed with when the egg became a main ingredient in fresh pasta. In the earliest books that Bill had been able to find, the pasta called for flour and water but no egg. Bill felt the question more intently as he decided he wanted to learn to make pasta from a real Italian cook. Bill called Miriam, the woman who fixed the first fresh pasta he had tasted, but she did not know what she could teach him. Bill met the chef from a famous Italian restaurant while she was in New York as a guest chef and asked to be her intern, but she refused. Finally Batali, speaking to Mark, suggested they both intern with Betta at her new pizzeria. Bill jumped at the chance and arrived in Italy ten days ahead of Mark in...

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