Sporkful and Sfoglini’s New Pasta Shapes, Vesuvio and Quattrotini

Reviving and revising rare and forgotten pasta shapes

When food podcast Sporkful and Hudson Valley-based pasta brand Sfoglini invented a new pasta shape, the Cascatelli, in 2021, they put forth a higher standard for pasta that improves more than quality but also creativity and functionality. This year, the pair teamed up to create two more shapes that continue Sporkful creator Dan Pashman‘s criteria for excellent pasta: sauceability, forkability and toothsinkability. The new additions—Vesuvio and Quattrotini—expand …

PRIDE Apron

Hedley & Bennett’s PRIDE apron is a colorful, queer take on their professional chef-tested Essential apron, which has been fitted with a rainbow neck and waist ties as well as a bevy of functional pockets. The kitchen gear brand also donates a portion of the proceeds from the PRIDE apron’s sales to the Los Angeles LGBT Center and its Culinary Arts program which provides culinary …

“Mosaic” End Grain Cutting Board

Comprised of thousands of small pieces of sustainably sourced maple, walnut and cherry wood, The Board Smith’s Mosaic is a mesmerizing one-of-a-kind, handmade cutting board, crafted with end-grain construction that has a firmer and long-lasting surface that helps to keep knives sharp. Each board is unique, with the option to choose rectilinear or other types of patterning, as well as a groove for holding or …