STARVING FOR ITALY
Embracing Italy From Afar
SEARCHING FOR MILAN
April 12, 2022 | VIAGGIARE
When I posted last week to say Buon Compleanno! to family and friends, the Number One Question asked was: WHAT DID YOU DO DURING YOUR BREAK FROM STARVING FOR ITALY? Here’s one answer: WE WENT SEARCHING FOR MILAN IN THE U.S.!
Postcard from Milano
Postcard from Milano
March 30, 2022 | LETTERARIO
Today is all about celebrating BIRTHDAYS: My Sister’s Birthday – BUON COMPLEANNO SUSAN! – A Great Writer’s Birthday, and The Upcoming Birthday of Lorenzo in July which WE’RE GOING TO CELEBRATE WITH A PARTY IN ITALY ON LAKE COMO…
July 15, 2021 | LETTERARIO
CHE GIOIA!! WHAT JOY the National Team of Italy gave us this past month during the Euro 2020 championship!! The team played with enthusiasm, confidence, style – and best of all, THEY WON!! And you can believe, like Italians all over the world, Lorenzo and I watched and celebrated the final with our friends! To give an idea of the jubilation…
GOING TO MONACO?
July 10, 2021 | Viaggiare
Maybe it’s because I woke up to find my beautiful tomatoes eaten by some bestia outside last night – I’m not happy – but today I’m going to talk about a pet peeve. You all understand my great affection for Italy by now. But there are some things which can drive you nuts. I’ll start with this small one: Going to Monaco or Monaco? …
ASPARAGI ALLA MILANESE
No, STARVING FOR ITALY is not becoming a food blog. But I promised in Asparagus Kilometer Zero to tell you what I did with all that asparagus I bought at our local farmers market. I keep the March 2005 Saveur magazine pictured above on my cookbook shelf because it...
SLOW FOOD FAST LIFE
In the last post, Asparagus Kilometer Zero, I described the important themes of Milan Expo 2015 on food and sustainability. And I set out to tell you about my favorite exhibits. I managed to get through the first – about the wonders and potential of vertical farms in...
ASPARAGUS KILOMETER ZERO
One of the things I love in Italy is going to the weekly neighborhood outdoor markets. When we’re in Milan, you can find me every Thursday morning at the market on Via Osoppo. Every Thursday. Always.When in Courmayeur visiting my brother-in-law Livio, you’ll...
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COTOLETTA MON AMOUR
I was going to title this post The Last Supper in Milan, but I was afraid you’d think I was writing about Leonardo Da Vinci. I’m not. I’m writing...
Have you ever been overwhelmed by the beauty of a piece of art? In other words, have you ever experienced Stendhal Syndrome? I was hit with a double...
STARVING IN ITALY
In the last post, I noted that if you can afford a panino, you can afford a ticket to La Scala. But sadly, not everyone can afford a sandwich. I...
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