Tag Archives: Italian life

Merenda (Small Bite)

Tweet In Italy, merenda is a nourishing “Small Bite” in it’s simplest form defined by the season, varies from region to region and is based on a respect for natural ingredients. Merenda (like so many things) was born out of necessity. The men who worked the fields and pastures spent long and tiring hours away […]

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Cauliflower Greens Restelli

Tweet This recipe was created by a sous chef at the St. Louie Union Train Station, for the droves of Italian immigrants passing through in the late 1800’s. I came across it while reading Appetite for America. It is the story of Fred Harvey, a young immigrant who worked his way up from dishwasher to […]

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Buona Pasqua!

Tweet   Cari Amici, A few of my favorite dessert recipes for this special holiday include; Easter Bunny Cake, Crostata di Ricotta, Spring Cupcakes, Pignoli¬†and of course anything with Cannoli Cream! Buona Pasqua (Happy Easter)!  

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Felice Anno Nuovo!

Tweet A romantic dinner for two on the Grand Canal, the glow of Venice in the moonlight, and the food … oh, the glorious food.

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Italian Food Buffet

Buon Giorno! Welcome to my food blog

Tweet   Colazione, pranzo e cena (breakfast, lunch and dinner) – there’s no doubt about it, food is an important part of every day life. But food is more than just fuel for our body. It helps us understand who we are, where we come from and what matters most to us. Food, family and […]

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