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Rummo Pasta Selfie

The town to Benevento and surrounding areas have recently been hit by torrential rains leading to widespread flooding, leaving about 1,500 people without homes and jobs. Amongst those hit is the pasta maker Rummo. Much of their machinery washed away or filled with mud, and pasta that was ready for shipping was destroyed. Which is […]

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Many many moons ago I was walking down the streets of Pescara with one of my seemingly many Italian boyfriends, Alberto. We stopped to admire the store front of a gorgeous specialty food store. In the window stood a large marble container. Alberto looked over at me his eyes salivating. He stated “hmmmmm Lardo!” I […]

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Shaving Instruments

In my mind it was a few days ago, but after looking at the invite I realize it’s actually been weeks now. Whenever it was, it was fabulous. But let me explain. Through a friend I received an invitation to the closing night of Chivas Milano 1909 – Members Club.   Yes you guessed it the […]

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Since we are on the topic of jams, jellies, and marmalades, it’s only right that I share my favorite jam with you all. Rigoni di Asiago! This beautiful Italian brand produces certified organic jams amongst other things. Still relatively hard to find in the United States, for me trips to Milan are synonymous with trips […]

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I think it’s happened to us all, when more or less you have an idea of what something means, but not like 100%. For me that was the world of preserves – jams, jellies, and marmalades (amongst other things). Things that I really love, and since I was all obsessed with getting this Victorian Sandwich […]

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