Italians can't contain their rage over people's crappy cooking.

Italians can't contain their rage over people's crappy cooking.
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Everyone makes pasta in their lifetime, but not everyone makes it the ~Italian~ way. In his adventures on recipe websites like Tasty, Zach Champion noticed a trend: Italian people commenting on how Americans are serving up Italian dishes. Champion, speaking to Munchies, explained that "these Italian people are sick of watching you mess [pasta] up." Champion said that on recipe sites he frequented, "crappy pasta recipes get these horrified replies." It came to the point, he says, that "[p]eople on the site were noticing, so you’d see replies mentioning all the ‘angry Italians.’" For Champion, collecting these comments was a no-brainer. "There was such a solid wall of great content that I thought it merited its own novelty account," he told Munchies.

And thus the Twitter account "italians mad at food" was born. The account features comments from Italians—or those with Italian-sounding names—reprimanding the cooking style of Americans.

These commenters tend not to appreciate individuality in their food.

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The commenters gladly call out American culture.

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Even the most basic aspects of pasta making are decried.

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Some people have become quite ill from seeing these paltry American recipes.

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Of the many beefs these Italians have, one of their greatest crusades is against the improper identification of mozzarella.

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“My favorite thing is when they [...] lapse [from English] into Italian,” says Champion. “Then they usually go into all-caps. They just get angrier and angrier. But when it comes to landing the perfect insult, they manage to be very precise. It’s very impressive.”

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If these comments scare you from ever making pasta again, then these Italians will be very satisfied.

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