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Spaghetti Vongole

If you’re looking to start cooking Italian dishes this year, I offer a simple pasta recipe very popular with Italians for their New Year celebrations, and all year, especially in the south. Make this easy classic dish, pasta vongole or … Continue reading

Christmas 2022: Away In An Italian Manger

Location of the First Nativity Gives New Insight to Old Christmas Carols   As I stood there overlooking the Rieti valley, in the hilltop town of Greccio, the lyrics to more than one much-loved Christmas carol came to mind. Away … Continue reading

Summer 2022 Newsletter: Lovely Lakes & Limoncello

Summertime in Italy Lovely Lakes & Limoncello Summer 2022   Caldo, piccante, bollente. The words may look and even sound better in Italian, but when it comes to summer in Italy, there is only one way to describe the weather; hot, … Continue reading

Summertime in Italy

Caldo, piccante, bollente. The words may look and even sound better in Italian, but when it comes to summer in Italy, there is only one way to describe the weather; hot, hot, hot! That’s the bad news if you’re traveling to … Continue reading