As Michael simmers fresh-made marinara sauce, he's transported back to his days with
his large Sicilian family and his Uncle Eddy. a charming and gregarious rogue who took his lasagna very seriously
Micheal entered his uncle’s recipe – duck and sausage lasagna— in Magiannos Best Italian Cheif contest and he is one of five finalists from all over the country
As part of his entry, Michael submitted the story of his uncle and how he made his lasagna every Christmas. Michael quickly realized that many who complimented his recipe were enticed
not only by the dish, but also his family story
"Sicilians are earthy people," Michael said. "It's the game that grazes in the pastures of Sicily–
the lamb, goats, geese."
So many people commented on Michael's story that he got the idea of gatheingr the stories and recipes of other Italians for his website
and his upcoming cookbook, and he is also working on turning the story into a play called Uncle Eddy's Lasagna
"I think food is the link that maintains your
ethnic heritage," he said. "The language might get assimilated along with other cultural norms, but the food ... ."
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