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posted by on Recipes

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langoustines shrimp porcini saute - 2

“What would I tell your father?” Those were the words uttered by my husband before he walked out the door for work a few days ago. Deep down inside I’ve known that he’s been worried about providing and protecting for me and hypothetically for the kiddies we don’t yet have. But when those words came […]

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posted by on In Season Now, My Milan

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Sign at the market saying  he's the "King of the Porcini"

15$ worth of worms. That’s how I learned that porcini mushrooms should not be stored in plastic bags. At the time I was working organizing a fashion conference in Milan. There was a weekly market just a few blocks from my office. On clear fall days my colleague and I would grab some rosemary and […]

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posted by on Love Stories, Storie di Amore

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(scroll down for English Version) Sei (abbastanza) sicura che lui non sia l’uomo che fa per te. Ma come riuscirai a dimenticare il tuo ex e pensare a un nuovo fidanzato? Ti spiego: un po’ di tempo fa, ho letto un articolo su Grazia.it che si intitolava “Ti ha lasciato, ringraziarlo“; c’erano delle citazioni carine sull’amore, […]

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posted by on Events in Food, My Milan

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The flash mob dinner party has returned to Milan! And as one would expect from the Milanese/Italians it comes with a heavy dose of style. Accordingly, this years edition of Cenaconme  (“Have dinner with me”) is all about the hats, Chapeau!  The slogan being “se non potete essere eleganti…siate almeno stravaganti!” “if you can’t be […]

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