Thoughts on the Table
About This Show
An audioblog on Italian food and culture. Hi! I'm Paolo Rigiroli, the author of Quatro Fromaggio and Other Disgraces on the Menu. Join me and my notable guests to talk about Italy and the Italians, and to discuss the differences between the food of modern, continental Italy and its interpretations around the world. Don't forget to add your rating and, if you enjoy the podcast, please show your support by subscribing today!
Most Recent Episode
Balance in Food - 50th Episode Special with Jason
Jason, my original podcast co-host, is back on the show with one of his topics. With our usual investigative approach, Jason and I theorize on why North Americans seem to focus on high ranking foods (the so-called 'proteins'), relegating the rest of the dish to mere accompaniments, whereas the Italians - and the Japanese - value dishes in which the various components are paired harmoniously.