Auguri Papà Father’s Day in Italy on St. Joseph’s Feast Day I’m so looking forward to heading back to Italy, what I call the Motherland, the place of my heritage. But given that my upcoming trip takes place in March, … Continue reading
Zeppole di San Guiseppe
My husband’s Aunt Margie was famous for her zeppole, so much so that during family gatherings my husband and his cousins would push their way to the front door to see who would have first crack on the traditional Italian … Continue reading
The Other Trastevere
I love Trastevere, and so do most travelers to the eternal city. Trastevere means “beyond the Tiber.” It’s a very large “rione” or district of Rome. And quite frankly, what’s not to love? The neighborhood runs along the winding Tiber … Continue reading
January 2022 Newsletter: Piazza Navona, Polenta, St. Thomas Aquinas, Become a Virtual Farmer in Italy and more!
Piazza Navona Home of the Three Fountains, St. Agnes’ Basilica, and the Braski Palace/Museu di Roma Located in the center of Rome, in the district of Campus Martius, the Piazza Navona is one of the most treasured of all of … Continue reading
It’s great to see Italian staples such as polenta appearing on the menus of the restaurants in Italy and across the U.S. It’s reputation has certainly come a long way. Years ago the item was a way for Italian Americans, … Continue reading