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Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino

This is quite a classic way to cook spaghetti and, luckily, it's also quite easy to cook. For four people you need: - 320/400g of spaghetti - 8 tablespoons of olive oil - 4 small dried chilly peppers - 4 cloves of garlic - salt Put water in a large pot, make it boil and add salt (like in other pasta recipes). When it boils again add the spaghetti. Put the oil inside a pan, add the chilly peppers and the garlic cloves without their "skin". If you want to enhance the garlic taste you can slice the ......

I'm back

I didn't update my blog for the last mont because I was busy developing my entry for the "Dare to Dream Different" contest. I worked on the Tahoe II board provided to all the second round competitors and tried to use the .NET Microframework to develop a prototype of an "advanced" alarm clock. I called it "SvegliONE" that is a joke in Italian because it can mean big alarm clock (alarm clock is "sveglia" in Italian) but also a not so smart guy. To enter the final stage of the competition you had to ......