The Smiling Eggplant
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Barilla Pronto pasta- a review
I finally got around to trying this. The concept, which is appealing, is to avoid the boiling and draining that goes into making pasta. Is t...
Monday, November 21, 2016
Tha Catalan language in Sardinia
Italy has a number of linguistic enclaves, including those where German, French, Greek or Albanian are spoken. Of these, only the German...
Friday, October 21, 2016
Anna Magnani, cat lady
Anna Magnani is one of the all-time greats of Italian cinema, and an Academy award winner. But more importantly, she was a gattara, that i...
Monday, August 8, 2016
Many of us are following the Olympics, in which the Italians are doing well even as I write. They often do well in the Olympics. So let'...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Italian proverbs- meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani
The proverb meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani literally means that it is better to have an egg today than a chicken tomorrow. This...
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