Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-quoting Butcher in T Setting & Symbolism

Bill Buford
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Pasta Pot

The pasta pot at Babbo's is a large contraption with two large sinks that have heating elements that boil the water and keep it boiling all night. The pasta is placed in baskets where they boil until ready.

Grill Station

The grill station is where Bill learned to grill the steaks, fish, and chicken that he serves at Babbo's.

Ragu

Ragu is a sauce that is often served with pasta. There are as many recipes for ragu as there are cooks but most ragu sauces contain some kind of meat, wine, and spices.

Tortellini

Tortellini is a stuffed pasta that is cooked in broth. Betta's family normally has tortellini at Christmas time.

Chianina

Chianina is a breed of cattle that was once indigent to the region of Tuscany where Dario lives. However, the cattle can no longer be found there and is no longer of culinary...

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