Check out these canederli, consumed at 3251 m atop “piz boa” high above Corvara!
If anyone would appreciate the attached photo of truly ridiculously good AA porcini, it’d be you — last night we had these bitches every which way!!!!
Canederli (knödel in German) are bread dumplings, typically stuffed with speck, traditionally served in South Tyrol.
Fungi porcini (Boletus edulis) or swine mushrooms are so-called because in antiquity they were not prized as they are today.
David Lynch is one of our country’s top sommeliers and wine writers and just one of the nicest (and funniest) folks I know in this dog-eat-dog business. His intro to Italian wine seminar is one of the most popular at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic. Check out this preview of David’s new book, The Wine Snob’s Dictionary (Random House, October 2008). Whatever David is pouring, hey, I’m drinking…