Day: May 20, 2022

Stanley Tucci says eating his American friends’ attempts at homemade Italian food was ‘horrifying’

Stanley Tucci.Joel Ryan/Invision/AP

  • Stanley Tucci said eating his friends’ attempts at homemade Italian cooking was “horrifying.”

  • Speaking on the “River Cafe Table 4” podcast, Tucci recalled disliking Italian food made by friends.

  • The actor and food show host said Italian-American food is too focused on having “access to more.”

Stanley Tucci said whenever his American friends would cook Italian food at home he’d find it “horrifying.”

The 61-year-old actor and host of CNN’s travel and food show, “Searching for Italy,” spoke with Ruthie Rogers, the host of the “River Cafe Table 4” podcast, on Tuesday’s episode.

Tucci, who told Rogers that his grandparents both emigrated to the US from Calabria, Italy, when they were young, recalled eating his American friends’ attempts at home-cooked Italian meals and not enjoying their interpretation of the cuisine.

“When I would go to friend’s houses and have what they thought was Italian food, it

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Russia-Ukraine War, China and World Peace

“But tell me, my brothers, if humanity still lacks a goal, is humanity itself not still lacking? Thus inquired Zarathustra.”-Friedrich Nietzsche, Zarathustra

It’s hard to imagine anything decent emerging from Vladimir Putin’s genocidal aggression[1] against Ukraine, but there is one ironic example: enhanced human understanding.In essence, the multiple crimes now being unleashed by the Russian president are the result of a world legal order based upon fragmentation and disunity. To be sure, the primacy of a murderous dictator who remains committed to war-based belligerent nationalism ought never to be minimized, but even Vladimir Putin requires a propitious global context in order to implement crimes against peace, war crimes[2] and crimes against humanity.[3]

Quo Vadis? What paths forward still remain available to decent western democracies?[4] And what are the optimal paths?

A serious answer is identifiable. To suitably limit or “fix” ongoing Russian crimes,

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