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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Trader Joe's frozen porcini chunks
There are some ingredients of Italian cuisine that are hard to come by in the States. Radicchio tardivo di Treviso , seen below, is one o...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
We generally think of Americans of Italian origin as associated with the Northeast (well, with the exception of New Orleans.) But another So...
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...
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