Uh, Oh. Sardine Sauce Correction

April 25th, 2011 § 4 comments

Daughter Lesley R. alerted Hungry Gerald and SJ to an error involving spaghetti with sardine sauce. In a recent post, HG commented on Sicilian sardine sauce, calling it “pasta al sardo.”

Corrected LR: “Pasta al sardo” means pasta cloaked in a sauce rendered from a gentleman of Sardinian descent. “Pasta con el sarde” is a more appetizing concoction involving sardines.

Although we have no doubt that, to a cannibal, Sardinians may be tasty, we have made the requisite correction and will always check with LR in the future regarding proper Italian spelling!

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§ 4 Responses to Uh, Oh. Sardine Sauce Correction"

  • Peter Hellman says:

    It appears to me that the Sardinian gentleman in the photo is possibly Hungry Gerald in disguise (as well as sans beard). So, actually, I dare to differ with HG’s statement that sardines might taste better. I think that morsels of HG mixed into pasta would be very tasty indeed. The man eats so much delicious stuff that he is bound to be delicious himself!!

  • Lesley says:

    Ok, one last correction and I’ll shut up. The original post called it “al Sardo” (note the masculine o ending). And the correct spelling is “pasta con le sarde”, not “el” sarde (el is Spanish). In any event, it’s a tasty dish!

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