25 (Sat) April 2020
Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino
-Dasmariñas Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines-
with the Family
Enhanced Community Quarantine Day 39 / Repax Day -39.
By coincidence, today marks both the 39th day since 17 March, when Manila was first locked down under ECQ, and 39 days remaining until 3 June, when we are scheduled to depart Manila for repatriation back to Korea.
This is also post number 11.111.
Project Cook Every Silver Spoon Spaghetti (CESSS). To level up my skills in La Cucina Italiana, I will try the 11 recipes for spaghetti as featured in the seminal Italian cookbook The Silver Spoon (see The Silver Spoon). Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino (spaghetti with garlic chile oil) is the 3rd in the series.
This recipe didn’t turn out so great. Never been a fan of the aglio e olio, the most boring dish – not just Italian dish, but dish – on the planet. While the peperoncino provided a welcome kick, it still wasn’t enough. Anyway, I know now for sure that it isn’t my thing.