Meet The Real Santa Claus: St. Nicholas

I’m a big fan of St. Nick.  And no, I’m not talking about the red, chubby Santa Claus; the over commercialized version we see everywhere at this time of year. I’m referring to the real St. Nicholas; the one who … Continue reading

The Inside Scoop On The Sauce

What I love about pasta sauces in Italy is the freshness and simplicity. Unlike what is often the case at many restaurants here in America, especially the chain restaurants that claim to be Italian, but barely qualify as serving anything … Continue reading

Alba White Truffle Festival

The Fiera Internazionale Tartufo Bianco D’Alba (Alba White Truffle Festival) is held throughout the month of November in the Piedmont Region of Italy. Did you know that Italy’s white truffles are found in the depths of the woods by a … Continue reading