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Chickpea soup - zuppa di ceci

My husband “D” has a favorite ‘new’ toy – our pressure cooker. How we came to acquire this pressure cooker goes back to when we were preparing to get married. We decided to hit the mall together in search of our shoes for the big day (I figured it was ok that he saw my […]

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braised peas and artichokes 2 - with logo

My mother in law made this dish (with potatoes) a few months ago. And I was like this is freaking fantabulous. I’ve been dreaming about it ever since. This recipe is also oddly vegan. Odd because my MIL adds Parmesan cheese to just about everything. But it really is that good even without the cheese. […]

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antica barbieria colla - mosaic 2

I’m in love with a Barber Shop. But not just any barber shop, Antica Barbieria Colla. First opened in 1904 it pretty much embodies everything I love about Italy: history, quality, attention to detail… Walking into the store is like walking back in time. But while sometimes that can seem awkward, or ill placed or […]

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mangiari di strada - entrance

I have a tendency to be a little obsessive. Fortunately for me it’s usually about a new ingredient or a recently discovered restaurant. “Mangiari di Strada” is my current food obsession. After all the food is spectacular made with wholesome organic and biodyanimic ingredients. They also have a massive selection of items. But they only […]

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